Real stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

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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A mama’s heartache of her stillborn baby girl

A mother’s heartache of her stillborn baby girl

Alex Lowes shares the heartbreaking story of her firstborn daughter Matilda’s stillbirth, her grief, the challenges returning to work, and how to support other parents who have lost a child.

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CFO at thirty-something plus wife and mother of 4

If you’ve ever thought women can’t have it all, you might just reconsider after hearing this mama’s remarkable story. Carlie Kilikas is killing it in …

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Feather and Noise owner Alison Long shares her start up journey

Alison Long is a mother to two gorgeous girls, owner of the most stylish and incredible fashion business Feather and Noise and inspiration to so …

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I use my senior leadership role to connect and inspire others

What can’t you fix with coffee, chocolate and dry shampoo? Pretty much everything, which is why Allison Rothmund is mostly winning the juggle struggle. This …

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How this mother works to her strengths to nail an extreme work/life juggle

Keeping multiple balls in the air is all in a day’s work for Tori Kopke. This Texan expat mama runs her own marketing business, works …

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Kate Pollard shares her motherhood journey and the identity shift that took place

Kate Pollard, Co-founder of Circle In, shares her personal experience of early motherhood, breastfeeding challenges, working Mum guilt and discovering her new self.

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I turned down my dream job because they wouldn’t allow flexibility

Katie has 2 children and after being made redundant whilst on parental leave with her second, she started the search for a new role. She …

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One dad’s pledge to teach his child the art of now

Expectant dad Rob Cass is feeling the pressure! With the birth of his first child days away, Rob knows the importance of earning a sustainable …

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I love my regional lifestyle but the juggle is still real

Lisa loves her regional lifestyle but the juggle is still real. Returning full-time to her career in agrifinance soon after parental leave was not in …

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I left a dazzling career in New York City to pursue a labour of love

Many mamas would agree that after giving birth your priorities change. You start adulting hard, your heart overflows with love and empathy, and you may …

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How the mother of a child with special needs finds peace and purpose in her extraordinary motherhood journey

Receiving a diagnosis of disability or additional needs for your child can come at a tremendous shock for parents, along with an onset of worry …

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