Parenting

At work and play – how do you be the dad you want to be?

How Fatherhood Impacts Your Career – Podcast Alex Laguna, Founder of Better Dads There’s much said and discussed about new mums and their return to work after having children, but sometimes dads can be a little forgotten. Many dads feel pressure to return to work after a couple of weeks off (if that) after their…

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Father Hood book released for the ‘new dad’ generation

In the lead up to our Fathers Day Special webinar, we’re excited to share that a brilliant new book for dads has been released by webinar co-host and the book co-author Luke Benedictus. Read all about this inspiring new book below. As a modern dad and relatively new father himself, writer Luke Benedictus and his…

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Sort your baby’s sleep before your return to work

Sleeping & Settling Podcast with Karitane’s Sharlene Vlahos Getting our new babies into a good sleep routine can be stressful enough, but it becomes vital when it’s time to return to work. With the average return to work in Australia being within your baby’s first year, often, and understandably, many babies are still not sleeping…

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Why I’m ditching the super parent fantasy in 2019

January brings relaxing times and quieter days for some but not all. For parents of young kids and babies, the family tempo may have reduced marginally from manic sprint to marathon jog. But it’s unlikely your ‘holiday’ was filled with breezy afternoons napping, swimming, and relaxing  unencumbered by the ties of responsibility. You had kids…

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Parent’s Guide to Healthy Sleep

Every child needs good sleep for healthy development, growth, and learning. As parents, it’s your job to help children establish good sleep habits for a lifetime. Children learn how to sleep from their parents, so the habits you establish today can help them maintain healthy sleep not just in childhood, but for the rest of…

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Modern Families Empower Together – Wear it Purple Day 2018

I am wearing my purple dress for our Aussie Dads lunch in Melbourne. Parents At Work are in the business of supporting working parents and carers and while we run a campaign on supporting Aussie Dads, I am conscious of the fact that not all families have a Dad living at home all the time.…

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