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REAL STORIES

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

Natalie Feehan uses her executive role to support working parents

Natalie Feehan is an executive general manager and mum of three who advocates for gender diversity in the workplace.

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How Gabrielle embraced motherhood, re-evaluated her career and moved to the country 

Having a child leads so many parents to re-evaluate what’s important in their lives and make a career pivot. Gabrielle’s story is no exception. She made the brave decision to return to a career practicing law and live her childhood dream of raising her daughter in the country.

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One family’s inspirational journey navigating multiple diagnoses

Juggling your children’s medical challenges with home and work life can feel like a lonely journey. Adriana Paz shares her story.

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How a career collision brought two besties together to launch their own business

When it comes to following their dreams, LVLY owners and besties Hannah and Verity are absolutely nailing it. When fate brought them together working in …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

What to do when you have to start parental leave early

One of my colleagues suddenly had to change her plans and start parental leave early. She had made it to the 30-week mark, was adding …

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How to secretly find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy

Do you know what your organisation offers in its parental leave policy? It’s a giant …

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What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

You are 35 weeks pregnant, tired, hormonal—and in walks your new replacement. He is full …

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Hands off my bump: Some workplace etiquette please!

When I was expecting my first child, it took me a while to adjust to …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

What to do when you have to start parental leave early

What to do when you have to start parental leave early

One of my colleagues suddenly had to change her plans and start parental leave early. She had made it to the 30-week mark, was adding …

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How to secretly find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy

How to secretly find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy

Do you know what your organisation offers in its parental leave policy? It’s a giant predicament: you find out you’re pregnant and spend the first …

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What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

You are 35 weeks pregnant, tired, hormonal—and in walks your new replacement. He is full of energy and enthusiasm and all you can think about …

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Hands off my bump: Some workplace etiquette please!

When I was expecting my first child, it took me a while to adjust to that feeling of my body no longer being truly my …

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Our number one tip: Complete your parental leave plan

One question we are often asked is: how do I document everything for my manager? Welcome to your parental leave plan.

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What to remind myself before going on parental leave again

What to remind myself before going on parental leave again

In my professional life as a lawyer, I’ve noticed that there’s a big focus right now on retrospectives. This involves looking back over a recent …

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Thinking about making a career move whilst pregnant?

I’ve recently just announced that I’m leaving a wonderful firm to join an innovative NewLaw firm. This wouldn’t normally be that newsworthy but at nine …

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A letter of thanks to my first boss for supporting my parental leave

Dear my one-time employer, sponsor and all-round awesome bloke. As I prepare for another round of parental leave, I am prompted to reflect on my …

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RESOURCES

Practical tools and checklists for expecting parents.

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

All the information you’ll need to help you navigate your career through parental leave and returning to work.

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The facts about parental leave

The facts about parental leave

When we speak to women they want to know the facts about parental leave in simple terms. The same questions always come up; what am …

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Government paid parental leave - how do I claim?

Government paid parental leave – how do I claim?

It’s the number one question all pregnant women ask us; how do I claim government paid parental leave? It is also the area most women …

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Negotiating length of parental leave with your employer

Negotiating the length of parental leave with your employer or shorten/extend it

Negotiating the length of your parental leave is an important conversation to have with your manager. You also may be in a position where you …

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