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Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

The secret to this solo parent’s happiness

How her relationship breakdown put a hold on Chelsie’s career — but not for long.

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A mama’s heartache of her stillborn baby girl

A family’s heartbreaking story of losing their baby to stillbirth

A heartbreaking story about baby Matilda who was born still, her family’s grief, and how to support parents who have lost a child.

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“Be kind to yourself and reach out for help”: a menopause story

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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“I started my master’s on parental leave”

Thinking about studying on parental leave? It ain’t easy, but it’s possible!

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
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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Return to work confidently with tips from Jodi Geddes

Survive and thrive when you return to work after parental leave with these top tips from Circle In Co-founder Jodi Geddes.

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Creating and maintaining strong professional networks

Keeping professional networks alive doesn’t mean attending all the events, but you also shouldn’t leave it to chance.

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From business owner to employee: Make the switch work!

10 expert tips for making the switch from business owner to employee.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
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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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Jodi Geddes share her return to work tips

Return to work confidently with tips from Jodi Geddes

Survive and thrive when you return to work after parental leave with these top tips from Circle In Co-founder Jodi Geddes.

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Creating and maintaining strong professional networks

Keeping professional networks alive doesn’t mean attending all the events, but you also shouldn’t leave it to chance.

read more

From business owner to employee: Make the switch work!

10 expert tips for making the switch from business owner to employee.

read more
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Why 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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The perfect out-of-office parental leave message for dads

A tried and tested parental leave out of office message for dads with a sense of humor.

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To binge or not to binge: the parental leave Netflix dilemma

To binge or not to binge: the parental leave Netflix dilemma

No more wading into the murky waters of daytime television—these days there’s Netflix to keep you company on parental leave.

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Get radical on parental leave: throw out your to-do list

Making the switch from working world to caring for a baby means readjusting your expectations of what it means to ‘achieve’.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for parents on parental leave.

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