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Here to help you navigate your career and parental leave.

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 on parental leave.
How to find your ‘village’

We all know it takes a village to raise a child, but how do you find your own village for support and community?…

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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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How to convince dads to go home

Is childcare still a woman’s work? We look at two companies successfully encouraging more men to take parental leave.

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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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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.

How to find your ‘village’

We all know it takes a village to raise a child, but how do you find your own village for support and community?…

read more
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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

How to convince dads to go home

Is childcare still a woman’s work? We look at two companies successfully encouraging more men to take parental leave.

read more
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.

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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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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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