George Thompson ING

How do other families do it? Parental leave that is. One may assume there’s only one way to do it and that is to just take what you can get – be that from the Government or an employer. But in fact there are so many ways you can take parental leave these days. So,…

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Blake Woodward is a dad, management consultant and founder of Suit Tie Stroller – a website supporting corporate dads in finding work life balance while raising a family, as well as advocating for gender-equal parental leave and support policies. Blake took extensive parental leave for each of his two kids to be the primary carer and…

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Parents At Work recognise that the Covid-19 pandemic may be causing unease for parents-to-be and new parents. As strong advocates for ‘sharing the care’, we believe this is even more pertinent in these challenging times. Richard Fletcher from SMS4dads has written an open letter for new fathers at this time. Dr Vijay Roach, President of…

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“I found becoming a dad pretty disorientating. It changed my priorities, my attitude to work and had a big impact on my relationship, too.  Trying to navigate that wasn’t always easy. But chatting to other dads often helped, plus I picked up the odd tip (i.e. wearing T-shirts inside-out until you leave the house will…

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