You can skirt around the issue of returning-to-work after baby with whatever fancy, politically correct phrases you like, but when it’s reduced down like a Masterchef-style jus, the stress, the negotiation, the juggle and the guilt make the whole process, simply, crap.
I thought our family had been complete with our two boys. I had no idea how much I needed my daughter until she was here.
The cost of raising children has risen sharply over the past two decades.
Having a baby can be scary for a thousand different reasons, but the possibility that you could lose your job, or that your career will suffer, shouldn't be one of them. However, nearly half of all working women are nervous about how having a baby could affect their career, according to a PwC study, released recently.
If you've just found out you're having a baby (or babies), congratulations! Here's the financial advice I wish I'd known when I was in your shoes. Updated for 2017, of course.
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Like many young Canberra couples Dan and Juanita Watters found themselves facing tough career choices when deciding to start a family. Both working full time and trying to juggle work and family responsibilities, something had to give.
It's a common problem faced by mums returning to work after an extended period of maternity leave. How do I account for the gap that years at home caring for babies has left in my resume?