Real stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

A solo mother’s journey having a baby at 42 through IVF

Hard to believe, right?! Motherhood is challenging enough, but Susie proves that age and relationship status are no barrier. This incredibly zen woman has gone …

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I achieved financial independence on parental leave

Katherine is one amazing woman who is on a mission to help other mums take control of their own financial situation. And we could not …

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Sally shares her tips for nailing the crazy parenthood-work juggle

Sally shares her tips for nailing the crazy parenthood-work juggle

Having worked in marketing for 14 years and called London, Adelaide, Melbourne and now the Gold Coast home, jet-setter mum Sally lets us in on …

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Why a family-friendly workplace will help my career and wellbeing

Why a family-friendly workplace will help my career and wellbeing

Janeca Carranza got our attention when she opened up online recently with a soul-bearing account of the ‘raw and evolving’ experience of becoming a first-time …

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An inspiring career journey and a modern day love story

An inspiring career journey and a modern love story

We just adore it when we find an inspiring career story wrapped up in a real life romance! Meet Sarika and Mithin Kosaraju, who independently …

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Kate Pollard and mum Nola talk careers and the generation gap

Kate Pollard and mum Nola talk careers and the generation gap

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we sat down with our very own Kate Pollard and her gorgeous mum, Nola, to chat about the generational differences in …

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Humanitarian and mum Loretta Bolotin encourages inclusive communities with her social enterprise Free to Feed

Humanitarian and mum Loretta Bolotin building community with social enterprise Free to Feed

We are beyond excited to bring you the story of this beautiful Melbourne entrepreneur and mother of two babes, Loretta Bolotin. Loretta is Co-founder and …

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Belinda went back to work after 6 months with her second and third child

Belinda is the definition of hard-working. With three children, Alice (six years old), Hattie (four years old) and Edward (two years old), she’s the ultimate juggler, …

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I stepped back from my career once I had my three children

Bianca worked and travelled overseas a lot in her 20s and 30s. After having three children, she has stepped back from her career and feels …

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My waters broke at 32 weeks when I was getting ready for work

My waters broke at 32 weeks when I was getting ready for work

Meet Alice, the gorgeous first time mum who took having her baby at 32 weeks in her stride. Alice shares her practical advice about ‘controlling …

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Gorgeous single mum Chelsie is so grateful for her tribe

Gorgeous single mum Chelsie is so grateful for her friends

Chelsie is a single mother of two kids and knows only too well the importance of having awesome friends around her. In fact, this was …

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How circus artist Anna Lumb manages the work-life juggle

How circus artist Anna Lumb manages the work-life juggle

In many ways all working parents can claim to be career jugglers, but circus artist Anna Lumb is the real deal! A circus and hula …

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