Dream comes true for author

If working part time and raising two children wasn't enough, Abby Wilder has self-published her debut novel.

How flexible hours really work

Kiran is two weeks into her new job - here's what she thinks so far about the work/home juggle.

Pursue your part-time passions

Playing with our passions can better our everyday lives: here are five reasons why.

Becoming a working mum

I'm only in my first week back at work and I've realised how important it is to be organised.

Work barriers after kids

Just how easy is it for women who have opted out of the workforce to opt back in?


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kiran chug

Returning to work

Next week, after a long break from working in an office, Kiran will return to work.

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One word to change your life

If you struggle with information overload and find it hard to focus, this word could change everything.

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Glitz and glamour to DPB

I went from being a professional dancer to a solo mum on the DPB.


Home vs work

Who knew marriage and parenting could be harder work than, well, work?


Can habits be positive?

I decided I'd try to change. I set out to do things differently over the course of a week.

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Unfinished business

The great battles of feminism may be over, but women still have plenty to fight for in the quest for equality.


Making your work day healthier

It's time to get serious about breaking up the long bouts of uninterrupted sitting.

mum and baby

Leaving bub at 4 weeks old

I feel I have already missed out on the first part of my son's life by working.

Tumara Hall

Mum was 'paying to work'

New mum Tumara Hall ended up $130-$200 worse off a week when she went back to work.


The business of blogging

Blogs with enough web traffic and the right subject matter have the potential to generate income.

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The other woman

Three successful New Zealand women explain what female mentorship means to them.

Shanon Simpson

Shannon shares with Anne's Angels

Shannon Simpson set up Anne's Angels to provide care packages for parents with children in hospital.


How to update your CV

I am looking at getting back into the work force after being a stay-at-home mum. I'm worried my CV is out of date.


Start a business with a friend

You and your bestie have a great idea for a business. Should you go for it or is it too much of a risk to your friendship?

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Career conference for mums

Attending a careers conference for mums heading back to the workforce was inspiring for Kiran Chug.

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