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.

Moving countries and having a baby inspired this business

A diverse career track record, love of travel and entrepreneurial spirit have set this mum up to launch her second business and live the life of her dreams.

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Amanda Flouch on finding your ‘normal’ and paying it forward

Amanda discusses overcoming adversity and pursuing a ‘normal’ life of balancing parenting and career models.

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I co-founded #PurpleOurWorld in honour of my mum

When Jessica Abelsohn lost her beautiful mother to pancreatic cancer, she co-founded #PurpleOurWorld to raise awareness of the disease.

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How motherhood boosted Ghislaine Entwisle’s confidence and ambition

Ghislaine Entwisle is a senior executive helping other women reach executive leadership roles. In motherhood she has become more ambitious in her career.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
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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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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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
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.

read more
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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.

read more
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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.

read more

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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Five things I learnt about flexible working

How can you work successfully and support your family? Dad-of-two Blake Woodward looks at ways to approach flexibility.

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No silver bullet: Simple advice for returning to work

How one conversation with an executive who returned to work after twins changed Jodi Geddes’ perspective.

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Five simple wardrobe tips to help your morning routine

Five simple wardrobe tips to help your morning routine

Want to reclaim your personal style and save time in the morning? Read our expert tips to looking stylish and put together without the ‘what to wear’ morning stress.

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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

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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