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Managing our emotional responses in emotional times

21 May 2020 | Our Views

These are uncertain, unprecedented and disorientating times. All of these words are over-used, but they do describe the world we’re living in. From our coaching with working parents we’re hearing how they’re feeling overwhelmed. I can relate to this. Some days I feel resilient and “I’ve got this”, only to…
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The strength of parents’ networks

20 May 2020 | Our Views

It would have been unimaginable even a few months ago that parents would be expected to be employees / teachers / parents / carers, all at home and all at the same time. And to do this without the structure, routines and support that they relied on to juggle their…
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COVID-19 Working Parents

27 March 2020 | Our Views

With an estimated 1.4bn children across the world home from school right now (ref: Quartz Communications March 2020), many parents are home schooling their children for the first time. According to child psychiatrist, Megan Gunnar, many children are anxious, even frightened – they are not going to school, not seeing…
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To parent or not to parent

23 October 2019 | Our Views

There was a parent who had adopted, a mum who had conceived via IVF, a mum who had miscarried, a dad who shares custody, a woman who’d decided not to parent and a mum who’d had an unplanned pregnancy. What did they all have in common? They’d all experienced judgement.
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Why isn’t the gender gap shifting?

22 August 2019 | Our Views

The gender pay gap is proving to be very stubborn, even though many employers are making a concerted effort to close it. When I was researching this issue for our partnership with SheSays on their ShareBaby campaign two facts jumped out. The first: incredibly, there are still no sectors in…
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