The mum on a mindfulness mission

Hayley Saunt is a mum of three (a six year old boy and two year old twin girls) and works as a secondary school teacher. She is also a qualified mindfulness trainer and is passionate about teaching mindfulness to others. Hayley aims to raise awareness of mindful living and how it can help people to be more resilient, creative and focused and encourage us to live in the present and to be more empathetic and…

Time vs money: why working parents should outsource household chores

I returned to work shortly after my daughter’s birth and I very quickly resented that I was spending half of every Saturday morning cleaning the house. Within weeks we had hired a cleaner and for the first time in my life I was paying for a service that I was equally as qualified to provide myself. How did it feel? Freeing…

Leaning In: A dad’s perspective

Adam’s story shows how leaning in can be a team effort between a husband and wife and that the ‘traditional’ roles do not work best for everyone…

The US florist whose staff take their babies to work

Florist The Flower Fest is just one of many companies in the US that now offer a babies at work program. I spoke to The Flower Fest to learn about how and why they implemented their babies at work program…

I took my baby to a 3-day work conference, here’s how it went

What do you do if you were invited to a 3-day interstate professional development summit, but you’re exclusively breastfeeding your 5 month old baby? Go to the summit and take your baby with you, of course…