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We moved around the world three times in five years

We moved around the world three times in five years – Circle In

Jacob Bonk is Human Resource Director, Australia and New Zealand, for beauty company L’Oréal. A father to two young children, Jacob and his wife have …

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I started my masters while on parental leave - Circle In

I started my masters while on parental leave

Have you ever wondered how a mother can care for young children, her family, nail her job and still find time to study? We are …

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How one mother masters self-confidence to live her ultimate start-up life

It’s clear Fiona Killackey LOVES running her own consultancy business. Who wouldn’t love the freedom to work flexibly, on projects that inspire you, not to …

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I moved to Singapore and had a baby overseas

Erin is an ambitious career woman and, as a sports media and marketing expert, has worked with some of Australia’s biggest brands, clients and agencies. …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you as a working parent.
Here’s why bringing your whole self to work might just make you happier

I recently found myself drawn to a Quartz piece that detailed all things onerous about the term, ‘mompreneur’. While I found myself nodding to most of …

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School Holiday Planner

This is a helpful school holiday planner for working parents and carers that are trying …

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How are working parents managing the school holiday juggle?

With term 2 Australian school holidays starting for many, working parents around the country will …

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How to survive cold and flu season this winter

Hello, winter! Cold and flu season is upon us and chances are at least one …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you as a working parent.

Here’s why bringing your ‘whole self’ to work might just make you happier - Circle In

Here’s why bringing your whole self to work might just make you happier

I recently found myself drawn to a Quartz piece that detailed all things onerous about the term, ‘mompreneur’. While I found myself nodding to most of …

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school holiday planner

School Holiday Planner

This is a helpful school holiday planner for working parents and carers that are trying to juggle work, activities and care for kids over the …

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How working parents are managing childcare this school holidays

How are working parents managing the school holiday juggle?

With term 2 Australian school holidays starting for many, working parents around the country will be scrambling to fill their kids’ days with activities and …

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Surviving the cold and flu season for working parents

How to survive cold and flu season this winter

Hello, winter! Cold and flu season is upon us and chances are at least one family member will catch the latest bug doing the rounds …

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Why childcare costs should sit with both parents

Why childcare costs should sit with both parents

Here’s one that just doesn’t add up: why childcare costs often don’t sit with both working parents in couple families. 

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What you need to know about having an au pair

Things you should know about having an au pair

Childcare support, particularly the live-in kind (think au pair or nanny), can dramatically help working parents to coordinate kids, school drop-offs and pick-ups, and family …

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10 reasons why you should slow down this Easter

10 reasons why you should slow down this Easter

I read a long time ago that we need to slow down to go faster. When we slow down, we can actually get more done. …

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Khara Williams on letting go of mother’s guilt

Khara Williams on letting go of mother’s guilt

Mother’s guilt carries a lot of weight in today’s society, there’s no denying it. And despite—or perhaps because of—this, as a mother of two gorgeous …

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RESOURCES

Practical tools and checklists for working parents.
Tips for updating your CV

Tips for updating your resume

You’ll love these simple tips for updating your resume. Getting back in to the workforce can be daunting enough after having a baby, let alone …

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Numbers, emails and websites to help you through parental leave and returning to work

We have complied a list of key websites and links to help you navigate your career through parental leave and returning to work.

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Checklist for requesting flexible working arrangements

Requesting flexible working arrangements need not be as daunting as it sounds. Here are a few tips on how to request flexible working arrangements with …

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What you can do about your superannuation?

What you can do about your superannuation?

Congratulations— you’re having a baby. Which means there’s no better time to think about your superannuation. Wait, what? Superannuation isn’t the first consideration for most …

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