Modern Families

Grateful for the Grandparents – Celebrating National Carers Week

Kiri Stejko with her parents and children. PAW’s Fiona Hitchener’s parents with her sons. With National Carers Week upon us, we want to celebrate the significant role that grandparents play in looking after the children of the Parents At Work team. On a quick poll, 90% of the team are supported by grandparents in some form for childcare…

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How to say goodbye to ‘mother guilt’: balancing career and family

Podcast: ‘Not Guilty –  Balancing A Successful Career And Motherhood’ with Nicolette Rubinsztein and Emma Walsh Can a career mum have it all? And can we have it without the guilt? Nicolette Rubinsztein In this insightful and frank discussion, Parents At Work CEO Emma Walsh and author Nicolette Rubinsztein chat about Nicolette’s book ‘Not Guilty…

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Are the world’s richest countries family friendly? Asks new UNICEF report

The simple answer is no, not particularly. In short, parents are struggling with the lack of parental leave and childcare despite the apparent resources of the richer countries. “Family-friendly policies can help parents with their caring responsibilities, regardless of their work situation. Yet even the world’s richest countries fail to offer comprehensive solutions to all…

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First National Working Families Survey Launched by Australian CEOs

Supporting Working Parents & Carers for Workplaces of the Future PRESS RELEASE July 4, 2019 A national study is being launched this month asking working parents and carers across Australia to provide feedback on how workplaces could be made more family friendly and gender equal when it comes to sharing the caring load. Parenting education…

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