For fathers, nothing builds rapport with a senior manager like swapping stories about kids and grand kids...for mothers not so much.
Having a baby might just be the ticket to a more fulfilling career. Sarah Ayoub talks to mothers who maximised their maternity leave to find work-life balance.
Support for parents shouldn't end when parental leave does.
#1 Go easy on yourself.
But really, there is no such thing as going back to work.
While it looks like a holiday, the reality is very different.
Women are being asked if their head’s really ready to go back to work and being grilled about child care arrangements.
Google the phrase "follow your dreams" and see a trillion inspirational quotes appear.
In many ways Lindsay Klein and Lani Jennings are a typical Australian couple expecting their first child in about a week's time.
Since talking to friends and reflecting on support for pregnant women and new mothers in Australian workplaces, I realise I am fortunate.
Subtle indoctrination begins in childhood.