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Balancing work, life and babies

Last updated 10:50 12/06/2014
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WORKING MUM: Parents make some tough decisions when it comes to returning to work after parental leave.

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Did you take time out of your career to have a baby? Share your experiences of returning to work - or not.

Childcare and  paid parental leave  are hot topics in the lead-up to this year's election. They're just two of the many challenges new parents face in making decisions on how to divide their time between family and work.

How long did you take off to spend with your child or children? Was it long enough?

What factors affected whether or when you returned to work? And was it easy transitioning back into the workplace post-baby?

We want to hear from Kiwi families balancing these complicated questions.

To share your experiences and opinions, click on the green button below.  


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