Oh, really? Wow! Shared parental leave... sharing our experience, two weeks in.
Surprise, admiration, perplexity – just some of the reactions Dan and I experienced when explaining our #sharedparentalleave plans with friends and colleagues last year. Big fans of the concept of co-parenting, Shared Parental Leave (SPL) was always something we’d talked about doing with no.1 but it wasn’t a realistic option for us back then, so when no.2 came along we were keen to give it a try. We decided that I would do the first six months, the newborn stage, where I woul