Tag: maternity leave

Clara’s first trip to nursery

I return to work in a couple of weeks (sob) after an amazing 13 months on maternity leave. Clara will be spending her time between my parents’ house and nursery. So this week she has had some settling in sessions.

I was nervous as Clara has spent very little time away from me. Izzy has never been clingy and took to nursery without any problems. Clara is a bit more of a Mummy’s girl.

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Shared Parental Leave: Better Rights for Dads

From April 2015, working couples will be able to share up to 50 weeks of parental leave after having a baby.

The new regulations will give families more choice about how they spend the first year of their child’s life. And choice is the key word here.

It’s about not forcing families to follow a particular model and giving parents the opportunity to find a way of life that works for them. Not all families are the same, so a one-size-fits-all policy doesn’t work. (more…)

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