Help the kids to make this day extra special for Mum and the whole family.
Mother's Day is here, don't panic! This article provides a few common sense tips and ideas that will show her you know that carrying, delivering, and feeding your child is a bigger gift than you can ever really repay (but you're willing to try).
Keep up with current news and encourage your children to take an interest in the world around them. Discuss events together as a family.
Even if you can’t take long vacations, organise mini-breaks over weekends or for a few days during school holidays to spend time with your children.
Discuss and agree with your partner your approach to parenting, and support each other in developing and then adhering to this framework as your children grow.
Have you ever ask what your kids' dream jobs may be? Have a read of this article, which reports on the survey conducted by Fatherly on career goals of 500 children ages over one to ten of age.
Tell your children you love them, often. Live out that love by always being there for your kids, no matter what.
Don’t assume your children will learn the right values through TV, movies, magazines or their peers. Dads are powerful influencers, so model in your own life the values you want your children to learn.
Be open to your children’s questions about what you believe and why. Tell them why you observe certain rituals or attend your place of worship on certain days.
Whether in team or individual sports, or in other competitive arenas, children (and adults!) need to learn how to win or lose well. How you as a father or father figure behave will help guide your child’s response.