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Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.
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“Be kind to yourself and reach out for help”: one woman’s transition to menopause

Are you or a loved one making the transition through menopause? One woman wants you to know that help is out there and you’re not alone.

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Sarah Lindeman on managing kids, full-time work, and a family relocation

Mum-of-three Sarah Lindeman explains how her employer Sanofi helped her find her groove in a time of great change.

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How the right support makes all the difference when parenting a child with autism

Helping your autistic child achieve a creative, fulfilling life starts with getting the right support for every family member. The story of how one couple parented their autistic child to adulthood.

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Shweta Thota’s working parent guide to living life to the fullest

Lines between work and life a little blurred? Shweta Thota shares her practical tips for thriving when things get crazy busy.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
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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Latest News

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
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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.

read more
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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.

read more
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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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Managers, how to retain your high performers through pregnancy and parental leave

How our leaders manage the ‘big moments’ in our lives matters… enormously! Senior leader and mum-of-two Merav Bloch knows two sides of the same coin. Here, she shares her tips.

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Our top tips to nail job sharing

Have you considered job sharing? It could be the answer to your flexible working dilemma. Here are our tips for building a successful job-share partnership.

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Tips for guiding an employee back to remote working after parental leave (from someone who’s been there!)

Your employee is returning to work after parental leave… remotely. Have you thought of everything? A manager and employee account of making the leap back to work in a pandemic.

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Our four best tips to re-assess your career and make a plan

Work and life values out of sync? Maybe it’s time to re-assess your career and get intentional about where you’re headed.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for parents who are just back at work.
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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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Employing an au pair or nanny? Your go-to agreement template

We’ve taken some of the stress out of your search for an au pair or nanny and prepared a contract agreement template for you to download and make your own.

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