Feb. 12, 2019
Returning to Work
When you’ve been out for 14 weeks to recover from giving birth and to bond with a new baby, returning to work can feel a bit like “culture shock.” In this installment of Stephanie’s journey through PFL, she returns to work after being out for 14 weeks....
Jan. 24, 2019
The HR Perspective
When an employee takes PFL leave, human resources departments play a significant role in ensuring that the employee's absence goes smoothly. In this installment of Stephanie’s journey, we reached out to ShelterPoint's own HR professional for her perspective on Stephanie’s leave...
Dec. 18, 2018
The Manager Perspective
We’ve been following Stephanie, a ShelterPoint employee who took Paid Family Leave (PFL) to bond with her newborn daughter, and have checked in with her throughout her journey to see how she prepared. For this installment, we stepped away from Stephanie for a bit, and instead chatted with her manager, Katrin, to hear how she prepared to keep her team up and running while Stephanie was out on leave...
Nov. 6, 2018
Taking Paid Family Leave
In this installment, Stephanie goes on leave to bond with her new baby. She discovers first hand just how strong the bond is between parent and child, and how beneficial it is to be able to take time to focus on establishing and nurturing the new relationship.
Oct. 9, 2018
After Giving Birth
The big day finally arrived! Olivia Rose was born Tuesday, May 8. Despite all the effort to be ready, Olivia had her own plans: she arrived 3.5 weeks ahead of her due date. Read our next installment of Steph’s story - we’ve got tips and advice for moms-to-be who are looking forward to taking PFL for bonding leave...