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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“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 in your first year back at work.
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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Thinking about returning to work flexibly? These tips will help you

Looking to return to work part-time or flexibly after parental leave? Here’s where to start.

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How to say no without feeling guilty

When was the last time you said ‘no’ to your work colleague, manager, partner, child or parent without feeling a case of the guilts? Tips to have you saying no without that guilty feeling.

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Who said career satisfaction is outside your comfort zone?

New challenge or unnecessary stress? Why staying in your comfort zone at work can be a good thing for working parents.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
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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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Thinking about returning to work flexibly? These tips will help you

Looking to return to work part-time or flexibly after parental leave? Here’s where to start.

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How to say no without feeling guilty

When was the last time you said ‘no’ to your work colleague, manager, partner, child or parent without feeling a case of the guilts? Tips to have you saying no without that guilty feeling.

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Who said career satisfaction is outside your comfort zone?

New challenge or unnecessary stress? Why staying in your comfort zone at work can be a good thing for working parents.

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How to share the load as a working parent

Are you a working parent struggling with the juggle? Discover these tips for sharing the load with your partner from a working mum-of-six.

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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.

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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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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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