THE HOME FOR PARENTS ON LEAVE.

Here to help you navigate your career and parental leave.

REAL STORIES

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

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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“I’m a dad that knows the juggle struggle is real”

Rob Sturrock on being an involved dad and easing the burden on your partner.

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When a career highlight coincides with parental leave

Catherine Brooks juggled the launch of new technology project when her baby was just a few months old.

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
To binge or not to binge: the parental leave Netflix dilemma

No more wading into the murky waters of daytime television—these days there’s Netflix to keep you company on parental leave.

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Jodi’s perinatal anxiety story: “My experience was real and heartbreaking”

Our co-founder Jodi Geddes describes her experience with perinatal anxiety after the birth of her first child.

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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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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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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
To binge or not to binge: the parental leave Netflix dilemma

To binge or not to binge: the parental leave Netflix dilemma

No more wading into the murky waters of daytime television—these days there’s Netflix to keep you company on parental leave.

read more

Jodi’s perinatal anxiety story: “My experience was real and heartbreaking”

Our co-founder Jodi Geddes describes her experience with perinatal anxiety after the birth of her first child.

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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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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.

read more
How to return to work with confidence

How to return to work with confidence

Thinking of re-entering the job market after a break? A career expert shares tips to help you land that dream job.

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Jodi Geddes share her return to work tips

Jodi Geddes shares her return to work tips

Jodi Geddes, Co-founder of Circle In, shares her return to work tips post-parental leave. Here’s what to do to survive and thrive.

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The most radical thing you can do on parental leave: throw out your to-do list

The most radical thing you can do on parental leave: throw out your to-do list

Making the switch from working world to caring for a baby means readjusting your expectations of what it means to ‘achieve’.

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The importance of keeping in touch

The importance of keeping in touch with parental leavers

I am nine months into my parental leave journey and have enjoyed all of the ups and downs of becoming a new mum. Until recently, …

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RESOURCES

Practical tools and checklists for parents on parental leave.
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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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