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Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

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How Zoe Bingley-Pullin crushes life’s challenges to live her healthiest life

Zoe Bingley-Pullin is living proof that passion and determination are the key ingredients to a successful career.

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“I love my baby, so why do I feel so sad?” One mum’s postnatal depression story

Jacqui’s brave account of her journey to a postnatal depression diagnosis, and adjusting back to work after parental leave.

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The joy and chaos of working parent life with Erin @TheMommingWorker

A working parent blogger you can ride the rollercoaster of parenthood with… Erin of @TheMommingWorker is the real deal.

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Susie Hopkins on navigating her son’s autism diagnosis and her own wellbeing

How to achieve less stress and more wellbeing when caring for a child with additional needs? Susie Hopkins, solo mum, shares her story.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you plan your journey.

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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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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Latest News

Expert articles to help you plan your journey.

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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.

read more
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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.

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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Returning to work, post-baby, in a COVID world

A new mum reflects on parental leave during uncertain times and shares her tips for reaching out to a new parent who’s returning to work.

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How to rediscover your identity

Do you ever stop to think about the person you’ve become? Maybe it’s time to pause and unpack your self-identity?…

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Creating and maintaining strong professional networks

Maintaining your professional networks has never been more important for working parents. We explore the practical ways on how to maintain your professional networks and visibility on parental leave with expert Michelle Redfern.

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Welcoming mums back to work: a guide for managers and parents

The ‘return to work after maternity leave’ — Note to managers

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for parents who are planning.

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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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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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