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It was International Women's Day this week & Renee Mickelburgh is very impatient for change.

It was International Women's Day this week & Renee Mickelburgh is very impatient for change.

What I'm tired of is Dads not feeling that they can speak up, leave work early to pick up the kids from day-care or school. I'm tired of the rigid structures in our workplaces that assume men won't take time off work when the kids are sick.

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Associate Professor Susan Krieg from Flinders University tells us some key factors of a quality early learning centre.

Associate Professor Susan Krieg from Flinders University tells us some key factors  of a quality early learning centre.

What should you be looking for when choosing a day care centre for your child?

Associate Professor Susan Krieg from Flinders University tells us some key factors of a quality early learning centre.

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Parenting is not always about the doing, it is about knowing when to ask.

Parenting is not always about the doing, it is about knowing when to ask.

When I chose to use childcare, the Government of the time supported me. I was not afraid to make decisions about a gradual return to the workforce.

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Why I think Childcare is so important

Why I think Childcare is so important

“I’ve worked in many preschools and kindergartens in extremely underprivileged areas so I seen how children can benefit by attending day care to learn skills such as how to eat healthy, how to brush their teeth, and language skills.”

 

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Here are the results of our Childcare Survey

Here are the results of our Childcare Survey

Here are the results of The Parenthood's childcare survey.

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It's not about being greedy, it's about caring and bonding.

It's not about being greedy, it's about caring and bonding.

Melbourne mum of two Eleisha Mullane who works as a public transport advocate, has ruled out having a third baby if the Federal Government introduces changes to paid maternity leave.

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The Parenthood is looking for engaging and creative writers to share thought-provoking and interesting stories to share with our network of members.

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I will be $4800 worse off under the governments proposed PPL scheme

I will be $4800 worse off under the governments proposed PPL scheme

Pregnant mum of one, Tamara Millard said she could lose 16 weeks of paid parental leave from her employer (8 weeks full pay) under the Federal Government’s paid parental leave changes.

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Liz Ryan calls on parents to support each other over PPL fight.

Liz Ryan calls on parents to support each other over PPL fight.

 

“I disagree with the term “double dipping”; paid parental leave rights are generally hard fought ... For government to abdicate itself of that responsibility divides women and makes that gap grow between us.”

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Find out what Parent think about the Abbott Government’s changes to PPL!

Find out what Parent think about the Abbott Government’s changes to PPL!

Find out what you told us about changes to the PPL!

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