Tag: Return to work

Not Returning To Work: It’s Okay to Miss Your Career Without Wanting it Back.


As far as life lessons go, this has been one of my biggest so far… It’s possible to miss something without wanting it back. It can apply to just about …

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Family friendly workplaces – how hard can it be


Diversity City Careers offers a register of Australian employers with family friendly work solutions for women eg parental leave and flexible work options.

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My Super Nanny to the rescue


Find out why My Super Nanny is the cupid of childcare.

Breastfeeding and Returning To Work


Breastfeeding and Returning to Work: Breastfeeding mums here are some of the things to consider when returning to work

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Baby refusing formula from bottle


Q&A: I would love to mix feed but I literally get 30ml from both breasts if I’m lucky in an expressing session. Does anyone in a similar situation have some advice? How can I stop baby refusing formula from bottle?

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Returning to work with a fly in fly out partner


My question is for the FIFO partners out there. Did you go back to work part time or full time? How old was bub and did you find it ok?

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Mummy has a career…. deal with it haters!


There is simply no end to the reasons people criticise mothers… You don’t breastfeed? You selfish, shallow beast. You don’t buy organic meat? You’re poisoning your children with nitrates. You …

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Mum Friendly Jobs: Starting a Home Business


Mum Friendly Jobs: starting a home business allows you to spend more time with your children, and make a nice income while you do it. Read where to start.

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Returning to Work


Parent Tips: Parents share their best advice for returning to work after baby and maternity leave. Especially tips for routine, doing household chores etc


Deciding to Return to Work


Q&A: How do you make the decision about whether to go back to work or not?

Studying while still trying to be the perfect stay at home mum.


Kristin shares her ten tips for balancing study with motherhood.

Coping with an older baby


How have you coped with your baby in the later months, after the newborn stage has passed and your partner (and possibly you) are back at work? Do you sometimes feel like your in a rut and what have you done to overcome these feelings?

Returning to work and breastfeeding


Returning to work isn’t as easy as it used to be when you were coming back from holidays. Now you might need to juggle routines, daycare, breastfeeding and the temperament of a little one who might not particularly like the changes they are being subjected to. Lynne-McKensey Hall IBCLC shares some tips for making the transition easier.

Back to Work: One mum’s tale


“I recently returned to work, two days a week, after having my son almost 18 months ago. My return to work has been everything I expected it to be, and nothing like I expected it to be…”

Childcare options


Child care is a very personal decision. You need to decide which option BEST suits you and your child. Here are some hints and tips to make that decision easier.


Baby won’t take bottle


Q&A: HELP! returning to work in 1.5 wks, full time, and breastfed 5 mth old refuses a bottle, tried expressed and formula and diff teets, even starved her for a day in a desperate attempt. been trying for 5 wks …. any suggestions? have started to intro solids and water to get her thru day but doesn’t take much, will have water out of sippy cup but if I put any milk in she turns away.