Top ten tips for step parents

Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that parenting is a challenge at the best of times. Stepparenting, shared parenting, coparenting and blended families are becoming more and more common around the world. Here are my top 10 tips for you, if you start feeling a little overwhelmed. You will not be the only stepparent who…

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Global Parents Day 2022

Every year on June 1st we celebrate Global Day of Parents; a day dedicated to recognising and appreciating parents for their commitment to raising and nurturing children. This years theme is centred on recognising parents’ worth & affection and the time and care they give to their children. Most parents will tell you that raising…

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Storytelling working parents style

Join parents from diverse backgrounds as they share their juggle strategies in celebration of National Families Week.   National Families Week (15th – 21st May) is an opportunity to not only celebrate the people in our lives we call family, but to reflect upon the importance of family as a foundation of our development through…

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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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Parents At Work are thrilled to welcome our newest Employer Member Optus to our growing number of family-friendly organisations. Optus are committed to providing a family-friendly workplace environment for all of their employees, and Parents At Work are excited to support them in this journey. “Optus knows that every family is different and can be…

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How will work-life be re-imagined post COVID-19? Remote work is radically reshaping how we work and live. As organisations busily plan to welcome employees back to the office post COVID-19, they are fast re-imaging how and what ‘working from the office’ will actually mean in reality. Workplaces acknowledge we’re still months away from having everyone…

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Parents At Work have partnered with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) to produce this comprehensive guide about the financial wellbeing of single parents. The guide contains a number of resources and know how on where to go for expert help when it comes to financial support as well as a general wellbeing needs section…

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“As a nation we must do everything to avert a disastrous child care industry collapse.  That can’t happen unless we radically rethink some of the highly complex structures of child care subsidies and legislation at a state and federal level” Emma Walsh, CEO Parents At Work. Impending disaster facing child care industry Imagine having access…

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