Real stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

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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Kate Hunter chose flexible working over a leadership role

Kate Hunter chose flexible working over a leadership role

Kate Hunter recently chose flexible working over a leadership role in the tech industry (and she would do it again!). Throughout her career, Kate has always …

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The Stolen Stylist on making babies and businesses

Like many mothers, becoming a parent inspired Erin Scammell, AKA The Stolen Stylist, to find her true calling in the fashion industry, and reignited passion …

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How I negotiated flexible working in an industry with few part-time roles

Hillary Mitchell negotiated flexible working in the construction industry

Hillary Mitchell is not afraid to chase her dreams—whatever it takes. Like a true warrior she graduated her bachelor’s degree with honours while working and …

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Natalie Nunn, Director of GIANT Management, Australia's leading modelling agency talks with Circle In about flex working

Natalie Nunn, Director of leading modelling agency, GIANT Management, uses flex to live the dream

When people ask Natalie Nunn, Director of leading modelling agency GIANT Management, to describe herself, she usually jokes that she’s a 1950’s housewife trapped in …

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Dom Storey, partner Cara and daughter Franki

Racing car driver Dom Storey talks career and dad life

Meet Dom Storey; devoted partner to Cara, dad to toddler Franki, racing car driver, Mercedes-Benz driving instructor and brand ambassador amongst other things…a varied job …

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Sperm donor, the answer to Hayley's prayers

Sperm donor, the answer to Hayley’s prayers

Young and fabulous, Hayley Hendrix was a well-travelled career woman loving life. At 39, with one eye on her biological clock, she broke off a …

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Nicole Meredith juggles 3 kids, a part-time job and her own business

Nicole Meredith juggles 3 kids, a part-time job and her own business

Enter Nicole Meredith. Since kissing all three daughters goodbye at the school gates, Nicole’s ambition has been reignited and her time freed up to launch her own …

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#Iheartbargains Chelsea Thomas shares her fashion start-up success story

Well it’s fair to say we have a little lady crush on Chelsea. She’s the amazing fashion and homewares bargain hunter and creator of I …

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My husband and I have a shared parenting plan

My husband and I have a shared parenting plan

With good role models to inspire her, lawyer and mama of one Rachel Delaney set clear, reasonable expectations for her parental leave journey and ongoing …

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