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.
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.
Traditionally the expectation when we have children is that we'll pick up and move to a quarter acre block in the 'burbs.
The decision to lower Sunday and public holiday penalty rates in hospitality and retail will make the gender pay gap worse.
Aldi is calling for people to join its testers' club, seeking to capitalise on the fervour of some of its shoppers.
With two baby boys, a half-built house, no job and only $50 a week for groceries, Queensland mother Jody Allen had to find a way to feed her family.
The Turnbull government has moved closer to victory on its signature $3.5 billion child care package by watering down proposed cuts to family payments and extending the taxpayer-funded paid parental leave scheme.