Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

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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“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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Flexible working helps this mum enjoy the best of both worlds

Headhunted during parental leave, communications whizz Phoebe Tan took on a new role and a flexible working arrangement to better integrate work and home life…

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