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Mothers are not the only ones who can raise children: let's share parental leave

By Barbara du Preez-Ulmi. If you are expecting a baby, or if you are adopting one, you will be able to stay at home for an entire year, most likely on full pay, and raise your child. 1,585 more words

Labour Law

Sweden encourages new dads to take paternity leave

Sweden takes the issue of equal parenting seriously with a program called “daddy quota”.

Sweden extended its “daddy quota” from a 30-day leave in 1995 to a 90-day leave on 1 January 2017 to encourage fathers to stay at home. 227 more words

Good News

If Trump wants to boost the economy, he should address the gender pay gap

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka vowed that if elected he would alter labor laws that discriminate against women in the workplace and subsequently hurt families. 480 more words

Women's Rights

Daddy's going back to work

Dani’s thoughts and feelings on Chris going back to work….

…it sucks.

The end.

That is all I wanted to write….but perhaps I should explain myself a bit more.   523 more words


Lurgy Leave?

My Parental leave/annual leave wasn’t all what I hoped for, and was filled with the lurgy. I was hoping to be a little more active in the latter weeks of my leave, meet other mums, go to playgroups and Softplay, but instead was struck down with a number of childhood illnesses, chickenpox (glad it is out of the way though, and he seemed to cope with it OK and was at home to look after him and comfort him), then hand, foot & mouth and then to be honest the worse one was the last, just a common cold and cough, that made him sick a lot, he still has the remnants of his cough left and the icy air at times makes him wheezy. 405 more words

Mummy Blog

Parental Leave #7: The gift that keeps on crying

Sunday, 1 January 2017

It’s been a while since I last wrote anything – not just diary or blog… anything. It’s almost like having a 7 month old daughter is time consuming. 447 more words

American Express to Offer Substantial Parental Leave

American Express is upping their game by offering a substantial and still uncommon parental leave package to employees: 20 weeks full-paid time off.

Beginning in January 2017, American Express will be expanding its parental leave policy to both mothers and fathers to 20 weeks, as well as an additional six to eights weeks for women who require medical leave after giving birth. 255 more words