The home for parents just back at work.

Here to help you navigate your career in the first year back at work.

REAL STORIES

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.
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“My husband died suddenly and I have raised my two children by myself”

Mandy lost her husband when her children were only two and three years old. Her story will inspire you and warm your heart.

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“I returned to work after six weeks parental leave”

Laura Conti returned to work as a financial controller after six weeks of parental leave. Her one regret? Not preparing a comfier return to work wardrobe…

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How I navigated my IVF journey while working full-time

Do you tell your employer you’re going through IVF or keep it to yourself? We share one woman’s experience.

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“Life is always great and rewarding outside a capital city”

Thinking about that tree-change? Rebecca Crossling and family are here to prove that country life actually is all it’s cracked up to be.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
Finding and loving your personal brand

Are you living your values? Define your personal brand and tell the world who you truly are.

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I want to return to my old role but things have changed

Back from parental leave and the terms of your role have changed. Legal experts Holding Redlich offer practical advice.

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Defining your why

Bringing a little person into the world can be the trigger to contemplating some larger life questions. Our co-founder Kate Pollard explains defining your ‘why’ based on the insights of motivational speaker Simon Sinek.

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Mother’s guilt: is it real or make believe?

Belinda Allitt shares her story of facing mother’s guilt head-on and kicking those negative thoughts to the kerb.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
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Finding and loving your personal brand

Are you living your values? Define your personal brand and tell the world who you truly are.

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I want to return to my old role but things have changed

Back from parental leave and the terms of your role have changed. Legal experts Holding Redlich offer practical advice.

read more
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Defining your why

Bringing a little person into the world can be the trigger to contemplating some larger life questions. Our co-founder Kate Pollard explains defining your ‘why’ based on the insights of motivational speaker Simon Sinek.

read more
Mother’s guilt: is it real or make believe?

Mother’s guilt: is it real or make believe?

Belinda Allitt shares her story of facing mother’s guilt head-on and kicking those negative thoughts to the kerb.

read more
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Feeding your baby when you return to work

Still breastfeeding? We explain the rules in Australia that allow you to feed your child or express in the workplace.

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Tips to rebuild your confidence after parental leave

Lacking in confidence after a career break? Follow our expert tips to rebuild confidence, be your best self and thrive in your job.

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The changing shape of support for working grandparents

Grandparents are often the preferred providers of care for children whose parents are working. But many are juggling work and care commitments, too.

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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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RESOURCES

Practical tools and checklists for parents who are just back at work.
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Employing an au pair or nanny? Your go-to agreement template

We’ve taken some of the stress out of your search for an au pair or nanny and prepared a contract agreement template for you to download and make your own.

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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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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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Requesting flexible working arrangements template

Asking for flexible working arrangements might be daunting. Here’s a pitch-perfect letter to use as a template to submit your request to your employer (see …

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