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Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

How motherhood boosted Ghislaine Entwisle’s confidence and ambition

Ghislaine Entwisle is a senior executive helping other women reach executive leadership roles. In motherhood she has become more ambitious in her career.

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One family’s heart-warming 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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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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Handing over to my partner made returning to work so much easier

Iris Appelo on shared parental leave, family adventures and the joy of handing over to her partner.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
I want to return to my old role but things have changed

Back from parental leave and the terms of your role have changed. Legal experts Holding Redlich offer practical advice.

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When should I return to work? Key questions to help you decide

Wondering when to return to work? We can’t give you your perfect return date, but we can give you some thought starters.

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Jodi’s perinatal anxiety story: “My experience was real and heartbreaking”

Our co-founder Jodi Geddes describes her experience with perinatal anxiety after the birth of her first child.

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A letter to myself about my insights into work after parental leave

So, you’re prepared for returning to work after parental leave… or are you? Hindsight is the greatest teacher.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
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I want to return to my old role but things have changed

Back from parental leave and the terms of your role have changed. Legal experts Holding Redlich offer practical advice.

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When should I return to work? Key questions to help you decide

Wondering when to return to work? We can’t give you your perfect return date, but we can give you some thought starters.

read more

Jodi’s perinatal anxiety story: “My experience was real and heartbreaking”

Our co-founder Jodi Geddes describes her experience with perinatal anxiety after the birth of her first child.

read more
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A letter to myself about my insights into work after parental leave

So, you’re prepared for returning to work after parental leave… or are you? Hindsight is the greatest teacher.

read more
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How Jodi Geddes returned to work after losing her baby at 14 weeks

Miscarriage affects one in four pregnancies. Jodi Geddes shares the painful story of losing her baby at 14 weeks and the lessons learnt.

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One in five new mothers experience perinatal depression and anxiety

1 in 5 new mothers experience perinatal depression and anxiety – so do 1 in 10 new fathers

One in five new mothers experience perinatal depression and anxiety. So do one in 10 new fathers. We need to start talking…

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Top 10 ways to build confidence and relaunch your career after a break

Back to work after a career break? Relaunch with confidence with these top ten tips from a careers expert.

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Pinky McKay’s practical tips on returning to work and breastfeeding

Worrying about how to juggle breastfeeding and returning to work? Breastfeeding expert Pinky McKay has you covered.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for parents on parental leave.

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