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PATERNITY LEAVE – CIPD REPORT

In February 2020, PapaPenguin took part in a CIPD focus group to help provide insights for employers based on employees’ experience of taking and returning from extended leave This week CIPD published the report on Managing Extended Paternity Leave which is aimed at employers. Please do take a look and share amongst your networks if relevant. This report presents recommendations… Read More »MANAGING
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PATERNITY LEAVE – CIPD REPORT

Blake Woodward said being a stay-at-home dad was “life-changing” (ABC News: Chris Taylor)

Blake Woodward knows how lucky he is. Sitting in a park in the shadow of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the 37-year-old is playing with his three-year-old son Samuel and baby daughter Michaela. It is a familiar scene for the stay-at-home dad, who is also the primary carer for his kids. “It’s [been] life-changing, absolutely,” he said. “Just learning how to… Read More »Blake Woodward said being a stay-at-home dad was “life-changing” (ABC News: Chris Taylor)

After my maternity leave ended, my husband did the changing, feeding, playing, walks in the park. He says that those three months were the best, and most exhausting, of his life

When PapaPenguin was created in November 2019, my vision was to share as many stories as possible from fathers to fathers that were worried, unaware or confused as to how they could be the parent they wanted to be. There is another side that we can’t forget. What are the benefits to the fathers partner when they have opted for… Read More »After my maternity leave ended, my husband did the changing, feeding, playing, walks in the park. He says that those three months were the best, and most exhausting, of his life

Thank You to all the 2019 Contributors & The A-Z of the Festive Working Parents Survival Guide

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PapaPenguin was born on the Tuesday 19th November 2019 and what a busy month it has been. I never planned to create this site but after my feature on BBC News where I shared my story of taking Shared Parental Leave (one of the 2%), an amazing number of people have connected with me. Some had done the same thing… Read More »Thank You to all the 2019 Contributors & The A-Z of the Festive Working Parents Survival Guide

be more penguin! a feature on workingdads.co.uk

James Millar, Editor of workingdads.co.uk spoke to Yash following his launch of Papa Penguin. James has over 20 years experience in journalism including five years as Westminster correspondent for The Sunday Post. He’s co-authored two books – The Gender Agenda (JKP 2017) and Dads Don’t Babysit (Ortus Press 2018) and written extensively on the issues of gender and fatherhood. He… Read More »be more penguin! a feature on workingdads.co.uk