Paula Parkes at Adobe shares her realities of juggling an APAC role, a toddler and a newborn.
Paula Parkes, Senior director, enterprise marketing, Asia Pacific, Adobe. Number of kids: Two Age of kids: 2 years, 7 months; newborn
Rushing Woman’s Syndrome
Dr Libby Weaver takes us through the biochemical impact of rushing and the toll it takes on our health across a range of perspectives including physical, hormonal, emotional, and mental.
How to motivate your children to do sport and fit it into your busy schedule
We all know how important sport is for children. Not only is it integral for their health, they also learn important life skills such as teamwork and sportsmanship.
Elinor Prevost thrives in her successful corporate travel career while raising a young family
Elinor Prevost, Corporate Travel Management. Age: 35 Number of kids: 1 Age of kids: 2.5
Dare to Lead Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts
From a business and a personal perspective I found this book to be inspiring; a great reminder that leadership isn’t about titles or power but accountability for realising the potential in others.
Transitioning back to work after having a baby
Returning to work after having a baby generally comes with a range of conflicting emotions. While some new mums are excited to return to work, others may dread it. Regardless of your motivation or the amount of support you receive, the transition often comes with a side of guilt.
Jo Mathews finds a flexible culture and clear communication help her get the right balance between her HR career and her family
Jo Mathews, Director of People and Culture, Crossmark. Age: 39 Number of kids: two Age of kids: Five years (son) and three years (daughter)
Preparing for maternity leave
For many women, being pregnant is exciting and a time to cherish. However, it can also be stressful because the list of things to organise can seem never-ending, from arranging the baby’s room and buying loads of baby gear to updating your wills and insurance.
How Audrey Barucchi found balance with a company that shares her values and supports her need for flexibility
Audrey Barucchi, marketing manager, Calix. Number of kids: Two Age of kids: A seven-year-old son and 15-month-old daughter.
Woman Kind: Unlocking the Power of Women Supporting Women
This well researched book shares experiences surrounding Kirsten’s #CelebratingWomen campaign in 2017, together with a call to find our voices.