The home for parents just back at work

Here to help you navigate your career in the first year back at work

Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.
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Ryan and Ray’s surrogacy journey

They’re expecting! Ryan and Ray share their emotional journey to parenthood through international surrogacy.

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One family’s heartwarming adoption journey

Gap Inc.’s Lisa Adukia is mother to an adopted daughter, Madeline, and caregiver to her mother, 90 miles away.

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Kate Bushell is empowering the next generation to dream big

Girls of Impact founder Kate Bushell on how parenthood led her to pursue her calling to support the next generation of leaders – and how you can help, too.

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Keep your parenting cool with these tips from Dr Elise Bialylew

Psychiatrist and Mindful in May founder Dr Elise Bialylew explains why “meditation is a perfect companion and vehicle to becoming the best parent you can be.”

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
Kate Pollard on what it really feels like to lose your career and identity

Being prepared for parental leave could be the difference between career progression and career limbo, writes Kate Pollard.

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Top 10 best ever tips for a trouble-free return to work

10 tips to help get you back into the groove at work, so you can get in, get the job done, and get home to your loved ones.

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Why all working parents need their ‘village’

Navigating through change can be tough, and good support is essential. Here’s why it’s good to lean on your village through times of change.

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Mums: three simple steps to nurture you this Mother’s Day

Because it’s important to look after yourself on this crazy roller coaster we call motherhood.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
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Kate Pollard on what it really feels like to lose your career and identity

Being prepared for parental leave could be the difference between career progression and career limbo, writes Kate Pollard.

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Top 10 best ever tips for a trouble-free return to work

10 tips to help get you back into the groove at work, so you can get in, get the job done, and get home to your loved ones.

read more
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Why all working parents need their ‘village’

Navigating through change can be tough, and good support is essential. Here’s why it’s good to lean on your village through times of change.

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Mums: three simple steps to nurture you this Mother’s Day

Because it’s important to look after yourself on this crazy roller coaster we call motherhood.

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Five things I learnt about flexible working

How can you work successfully and support your family? Dad-of-two Blake Woodward looks at ways to approach flexibility.

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Six ways to boost your self-confidence after parental leave

Learn how to reflect on your achievements and new skills, tune out negative self-talk and empower yourself with confidence.

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Defining your why

Bringing a little person into the world can be the trigger to contemplating some larger life questions. Our co-founder Kate Pollard explains defining your ‘why’ based on the insights of motivational speaker Simon Sinek.

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Parent guilt: is it real or make believe?

Belinda Allitt shares her story of facing parent guilt head-on and kicking those negative thoughts to the kerb.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for parents who are just back at work.
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Checklist for requesting flexible working arrangements

Would family life improve if you switched to a flexible arrangement? Steps to help you make the flexible working request you’ve been dreaming of.

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Your go-to list of resources to help you through parental leave and returning to work

Expecting? All the information you’ll need to help you navigate your career through parental leave and returning to work.

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Requesting flexible working arrangements template

This is the year for flexible working! Hearts and minds are shifting on the ways we work. Use this template to submit your request to your employer.

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Setting up your workstation at home: a useful checklist

If you’re new to remote working and don’t have a dedicated study, use this handy guide to get setup.

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