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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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An open letter to working parents from Kate Pollard

Young kids at home and juggling work? We see you, we hear you… we feel you! Kate Pollard wants you to know you are not alone.

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How to find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy without giving away you’re pregnant

How do you find out what your organisation’s parental leave policy is without giving away you’re pregnant? This is what you and need to know.

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When should I return to work? Key questions to help you decide

Wondering when to return to work? We can’t give you your perfect return date, but we can give you some thought starters.

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Returning to work, post-baby, in a COVID world

A new mum reflects on parental leave during uncertain times and shares her tips for reaching out to a new parent who’s returning to work.

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Circle In School Holiday Planner

School holiday planner

Download this helpful school holiday planner for working parents trying to juggle it all…

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Top tips to build confidence and relaunch your career after a break

Back to work after a career break? Relaunch with confidence with these top ten tips from a careers expert.

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Childcare Victoria (stage 4): What to know and where to look

What Victorians need to know about childcare during stage 4 restrictions and where to access information.

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Top five tips to declutter and get organised for your sanity

Is clutter driving you crazy? Organising expert Erin Boyce shares her top five tips for taking control of your home and getting organised for your sanity.

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What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

What if my parental leave replacement is better than me? Going on parental leave and experiencing the replacement blues? These tips might help.

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Tips to connect with your child when you work full time

Long days working and family relationships feeling strained? Feeling disconnected from your kids? Here are 15 opportunities to build a bond with your children.

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Creating and maintaining strong professional networks

Maintaining your professional networks has never been more important for working parents. We explore the practical ways on how to maintain your professional networks and visibility on parental leave with expert Michelle Redfern.

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How can you keep your career on track during a pandemic?

Thinking about career progression? The world may have gone into lockdown, but your career doesn’t have to.

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Learnings from lockdown: What juggling work and three kids in isolation has taught me

The going is tough for all of us right now. Here’s a family-of-five’s warts and all account of COVID life and the lessons learnt.

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#1 tip for expecting parents: Complete your parental leave plan

Counting down the days until parental leave? Have you prepared a parental leave plan? All your details laid out in one place.

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Welcoming mums back to work: a guide for managers and parents

The ‘return to work after maternity leave’ — Note to managers

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Messy play bingo: how many have you checked off?

Simple messy play activities for time-poor parents, plus ideas to limit the mess.

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What does working flexibly really mean?

Thinking about working flexibly? It helps to understand the many faces of flexibility in the workplace. Let’s take a look.

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