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.
A couple with two kids seems to be the clichéd family make-up and for many also the ideal. But what if you throw another child into the mix – by choice?
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Female junior doctors are being asked about their plans to have children during job interviews, prompting the Australian Medical Association to slam the practice as something which should have "stopped yesterday".
In corporate Australia where there are just a handful of female CEOs on the ASX 200, and 13 of the nation's largest boards still without any women on it, male chiefs need to push women to climb the corporate ladder.
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?
Computer software giant Microsoft will set new standards by extending paid maternity leave to 20 weeks and providing four weeks of paid leave for employees to care for a seriously ill family member.
We all know about motherhood issues – motherhood being a proposition no one can oppose. But what about fatherhood? On this issue, it seems our society's views are more equivocal.
It was designed to help dads connect better with their newborn children, but Australia's paid parental scheme is still leaving fathers behind.
Struggling with her newborn baby provided business inspiration for Hana-Lia Krawchuk.