Real stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

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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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How mindful living has helped this new parent surrender to the journey

Who wants a beautiful new resource to help raise resilient and tolerant kids? New parent Via Tendon combined her love of yoga, bicultural experience and entrepreneurial spirit to create just that.

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RS-CONS-2012-Suzanne McConchie

17 years strong at Ford Motor Company and (still!) driving success

With a commendable 17-year track record at Ford Motor Company, Suzanne McConchie is not only thriving in her professional life, but paying it forward.

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RS-CONS-1909-Rebecca Crossling

The Crossling family reveal why regional living is so good

Thinking about that tree-change? Rebecca Crossling and family are here to prove that country life actually is all it’s cracked up to be.

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RS-CONS-2012-Navi McKennary

An expat mum on ambition and adjusting to the work-life juggle

From Israel’s defence force to killing it in digital design; this mum-of-one’s ambition is going strong.

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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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RS-CONS-2011-Jacqui Cummins CCA

“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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Three Birds Renovations’ Lana Taylor kicks parental guilt to the curb

You’ve devoured her reno tips with Three Birds Renovations, now take inspo from founder Lana Taylor’s career and parenting style.

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RS-CONS-2008-Hayley Breen

How the pandemic showed Hayley she’d found her workplace match

Melbourne mum-of-two on taking on a new HR role as the pandemic sent us into lockdown.

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RS-CONS-2008-Rick Foster

How Rick Foster is helping kids cope with their worries

Rick Foster wrote a book, Why Worry Wally?, to help kids deal with their worries and kick the stigma around mental health issues.

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