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Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

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“Starting my side business was the best thing for my career and family life”

With hard work, a fresh perspective and a side business to boot, marketing professional Jessica Janson kept her career on track after kids.

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Handing over to my partner made returning to work so much easier

Iris Appelo on shared parental leave, family adventures and the joy of handing over to her partner.

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I rediscovered a passion for my first career after baby #2

Journalist Cindy Lever has created the life she craved: raising her children and doing a job she loves from her farm in Australia’s Gold Coast Hinterland.

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The Digital Picnic’s Cherie Clonan on the juggle and start up success

Raw. Inspirational. Laugh-out-loud funny. Cherie Clonan of the Digital Picnic’s account of parenthood and the juggle…warts and all.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

How to get sexual intimacy back on track

Lacking spark in the bedroom after kids? You’re not alone. Tips to get your sexual intimacy back on track from a relationship expert.

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The perfect out of office parental leave message for dads

A tried and tested parental leave out of office message for dads with a sense of humour.

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“Since I told work I’m pregnant I’ve been treated differently”

Treated unfairly at work after announcing you’re pregnant? How to spot workplace discrimination and what to do about it.

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“A letter of thanks to my employer for supporting my parental leave”

A new parent’s first time taking parental leave is sure to offer up plenty of lessons in time for baby number two.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

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How to get sexual intimacy back on track

Lacking spark in the bedroom after kids? You’re not alone. Tips to get your sexual intimacy back on track from a relationship expert.

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The perfect out of office parental leave message for dads

A tried and tested parental leave out of office message for dads with a sense of humour.

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“Since I told work I’m pregnant I’ve been treated differently”

Treated unfairly at work after announcing you’re pregnant? How to spot workplace discrimination and what to do about it.

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“A letter of thanks to my employer for supporting my parental leave”

A new parent’s first time taking parental leave is sure to offer up plenty of lessons in time for baby number two.

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Why you need to take control of your parental leave journey

Mum-of-three Ashika Chand shares her tips for managing your career through parental leave and what she’s done differently third time round.

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Why aren’t more men taking parental leave?

More than ever, dads are demanding parental leave—yet uptake remains low. We look at what’s holding men back from family life.

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Why expecting parents need to invest in a babymoon

Why expecting parents need to invest in a babymoon

Expecting and considering a babymoon? Five reasons why you should book that last hurrah trip before baby’s arrival.

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What the Circle In team wishes they'd known before going on parental leave

What the Circle In team wishes they’d known before going on parental leave

We asked working parents what they wish they knew before parental leave and what they would do differently next time.

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RESOURCES

Practical tools and checklists for expecting parents.

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The perfect out of office parental leave message

Prepare your out of office parental leave message in advance or risk frantically writing it as you’re trying to get out the door. Our free templates will help you create the right message and tone…

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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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