Parenting

Are you treated like a human Google service at home? Hit with an unending barrage of questions: "Where are my soccer boots?", "Do we have…
Delaying children is now often a conscious decision by women who want to establish their career, find the right partner and gain financial independence. The…
When considering a career transition we are often told to identify the "transferable skills" we can take from one career to the next. But how…
Grandmothers have become busy people, often providing help with childcare while managing their own career, household and social lives. As Doreen Rosenthal and Susan Moore,…
It used to be said that the difficulty with parenting is that no-one gives you a manual, but you could argue that adage is no…
In terms of OECD countries, sadly Australia is still far from taking the lead when it comes to supporting pregnant women in the workplace. When…
It's the million dollar question, or the $812,000 question to be precise. That's what it costs to raise two children from birth until they leave…
Someone asked me the other day if being a working mum makes me a better mum. "Oh, yes!" I replied. "It's important for me to…
The arrival of a new baby is life-changing for all parents but the nature of the change is unique to every individual. This varied and…
Have you ever noticed how easily the topic of guilt comes up when the conversation turns to juggling the competing demands of work and home?…
Eleven years ago I heard an ad on the radio. They were looking for couples for a new renovating show. My husband Phil and I…
Ten years ago today my son Matthew arrived into the world. As I made the kids a special pancake breakfast to celebrate, it dawned on…
Recently on Parent Wellbeing, we asked parents the question: "Do you think it's important to look after yourself as a parent?" One hundred percent of…
Managing a team of people presents a myriad of challenges, but handling a maternity leave absence and a new mother's return to work is one…
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