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Category: Parental Leave

Parental leave isn’t always childsplay

Parental leave was quite the shock to the system for Christopher Ong. The new father naively thought he would spend his days strolling in the sunshine. Or going out for coffee while his baby daughter Ava slept soundly in her pram. Instead he often found himself at home alone while his tiny daughter screamed for hours at a time…

Annabel Crabb has daddy issues

In the September 2019 Quarterly Essay, Annabel Crabb explores why men aren’t taking parental leave, and what needs to change. A table of working dads on parental leave joined Grace Papers co-founder Ben Gilbert for lunch with Annabel Crabb and Jamilla Rizvi.