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Work life balance for new parents

Work and family life can get in the way of each other and new parents can find it challenging to achieve a healthy work life balance. They want to spend as much time as possible with their baby but also have financial obligations. Sometimes balancing work and family life requires a bit of creative thinking. Find out how other Australian mums and dads managed to balance spending time with their new baby and time at work.

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Managing family life, routines & finances | Raising Children Network

A happy, well-functioning family doesnt just happen you need put a little work into managing family life, routines and finances. Heres how.

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Work life balance for career women | Parenthub

Family life and your career can be difficult to balance when youve got three kids. But career women can find work life balance with paid maternity leave, a supportive partner and a bit of creative parenting.

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Family routines & children with disability | Raising Children Network

Family routines are good for kids and help family life run smoothly. Heres how to use routines to make family life easier with a child with disability.

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Work and family: in a nutshell | Raising Children Network

An overview of the challenges faced by parents returning to work after caring for children, with tips for managing the work-family balance, balancing work and family, achieving a work life balance, and juggling work, family life and children.

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Work-life balance stories from dads | Raising Children Network

Work-life balance often isnt easy but its worth it. In our Dads Guide, fathers share their stories of juggling work, a new baby and family life.

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Making the daily switch from work to home

A discussion of how work can impact on parents' ability to give children positive attention, and suggestions to help parents balance work and family, juggle work, family and children, and achieve a family and work life balance.

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Conflict with family | Families | ReachOut Australia

Occasional tension or arguments are a normal part of family life. Whether its with your parents or siblings, there are things you can do to stop conflict from getting worse.

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Work and family- finding a balance

Its not always easy, and the perfect work-life balance probably doesnt exist. The main thing is figuring out whats important to you and what works for your family.

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Patient, Family and Community Journeys

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