Social media and oversharing: What children need to know

                  Have you posted something online or on social media only to regret it later? How about your child? Surprisingly, this frequently occurs as our society becomes increasingly connected with technology and social media. It’s easy to leave a passionate message about bad service at a restaurant …

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The needs of the one: a perspective on achieving work life balance

Guest post by Sue Lawrence, PhD My perspective on achieving the work/life balance, meaning providing a loving, enriching home for my child, a fulfilling career for myself, a supportive relationship for my husband, and doing all the little things to keep us moving forward can be summed up my James T. Kirk, captain of the …

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Overcoming New Working Mum Challenges

Being a new mum is an exciting time filled with joyous occasions and challenges alike. If you are one of the 53 percent of Australian women who will return to work after having your baby, according to abs.gov.au, a whole set of unique challenges awaits you. Feeling Guilty As a new mummy heading back to …

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Five tips for mothers returning to work

This is a guest post from Rebecca McIntosh from DayCare Decisions.  You can read the full original article here and it's reprinted here with Rebecca's consent.  This article is written with an Australian perspective but is relevant to mums everywhere. If you've been a Stay at Home Mum for some time and now want to …

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Had trouble choosing childcare in Australia?

Had trouble choosing childcare? Didn’t know what to ask and felt you needed more support? When Rebecca McIntosh started looking at day care options for her son four years ago she was shocked by the distinct lack of information about the options available in her local area. Now, the Brisbane entrepreneur and mother of two …

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Business Travel with Kids: Make Your Next Trip a Success

Taking your children along while you travel for work can be challenging if you are not Angelina Jolie, but taking a business trip with children doesn't have to be something that is reserved for the rich and famous. With a little planning, you can transform your next business trip into a fun-filled mini-holiday for you …

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Rebalancing Work-Life Workshop Amsterdam

In this post, I'd like to welcome Wendy Mackey-Jones from Solutions for Balance with this guest post and information about an upcoming Rebalancing Work-Life Workshop in Amsterdam on 02 November 2013.  Read to the end for a special offer for Professional Parents in The Netherlands.  Even if you're elsewhere in the world, it's interesting to …

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How to Maximize Your Time At Home During the School Day

It can be tough to get a lot accomplished when the kids are home during school breaks and weekends, but if you’re a stay-at-home or work-at-home mom, school time for your kids is the prime time for you to get a whole lot accomplished. Although tempting to crawl up on the couch with a good book …

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Creating an inspiring kids’ room for when you are working

For anyone that works from home, having a separate workroom is a must.  A dedicated, focused space with all the right equipment and resources where they need to be makes life much easier.  It also helps to set a clear boundary between work and domestic life, making it easier to switch off and relax at …

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Three ways to finance your startup business

Now that you have created the problem-solving product that consumers have been waiting for, it's time to bring it to the marketplace. Regardless of your plans for marketing and distribution, you will undoubtedly need financing. While it may seem to be the biggest hurdle on your way to entrepreneurial success, there are several options available …

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