Can you get any work done when your kids are around?
Essential Kids members and full-time working mothers share their tips on how they juggle work, children, and getting everyone up and out the door every morning. On time!
Feeling like she needs a kick-along, Jacinta Tynan hires a life coach.
More than two-thirds of Australian workers do at least one a day a week outside the office, according to research, often in a "coffice".
Parents need to pause, step back and consider what it really takes to have kids who are happy, confident people.
Some practical advice about what to factor into a potential career choice.
It might sound great, but researchers have found flexible work is not always a blessing.
Running my seven-year-old's birthday party earlier this year, I realised I did not know the names of most of his friends.
Twice a month, he goes to domestic violence shelters and transitional housing to pass out goodies. He also makes wedding, birthday and graduation cakes.
I am that thin-stretched, but professionally satisfied, working mother I recall observing like she was another kind of being.
Every time I go anywhere without my children (including to work events) I am asked who is minding the kids. My husband is never asked.
Of course I did my best to keep my worlds separate, but when they collided, I was open about it.
Every office has them. The ones that wind you up, bring you down, or simply get right on your … well, you know. But here’s how to get on with even tricky colleagues.