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The cost of raising a child? Now there's a calculator for that

How much does it cost to raise a child from diapers through braces to high school graduation?

The numbers on this all-important question for prospective parents are both scarce and scary. 1,160 more words


How to make the most of your KIT days

I’ve been pretty busy recently, partly because we went away on our first family holiday (I’ll be writing about that soon) and also because I have been doing some KIT days with work. 937 more words

5-Step Checklist for a Successful Maternity (or Paternity!) Leave

I like to describe myself as a recovering workaholic. There was a time when I was consistently working 12 – 16 hour days. I was wearing multiple hats, getting good recognition for my hard work, and loving every second of it. 1,154 more words


Extended parental-leave legislation introduced, more expected in fall

The Saskatchewan government is laying the building blocks of extended parental leave.

Earlier this year, the federal government introduced rules for 18-month parental leave in Canada. 244 more words


Eating is a mess

Felix started eating with a spoon earlier than Sofia, maybe at ten months. It’s nice but it’s crazy. Every day it’s the same. He makes a huge mess with his eating. 159 more words

Better parental leave call — Family First NZ

Otago Daily Times 28 May 2018Family First Comment: Echoing calls that we have been making…. Better parental leave should be made a priority in New Zealand, because support for children in their early years pays “massive dividends” when they grow up, an Otago academic says.

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Budweiser's parent company is now giving nearly 200,000 employees four months of paid parental leave - Rachel Premack

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest beer company, has a new parental leave policy for salaried employees globally.
  • Primary caregivers, who may be of any gender, have a minimum of 16 weeks fully-paid leave, while secondary caregivers have two weeks of fully-paid leave.
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