GAME CHANGING STORY – My career break experience

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18 months ago I took a year-long career break from a relatively senior position in a large corporate business where I had worked for the previous nine years. I did it to be a full-time parent to our three kids (aged six, four and two at the time). I’m not keen on the title ‘stay-at-home dad’. It feels tainted by … Read More

7 things to do before finishing for maternity leave

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maternity leave

There are definitely things you can do, and I wish I had done, to make returning to work after maternity leave a bit easier, and these things start BEFORE you even finish work. In this blog post I’ve used personal hindsight, combined with the many women I’ve supported during this transition to summarise 7 things you should do before finishing … Read More