Coach or manage your child’s sport team

Coaching or managing your child’s sport team is a great way to spend time with your child and encourage them.

  • Try to do this for each of your children at least once – even if it’s a sport you don’t have a strong interest in you can still be the team manager
  • Help your child train and practise for their sport – go for a run together, or do throwing/catching/hitting drills
  • If your child wants to play a sport you know nothing about – don’t automatically say “no”. Ask your child to teach you what it’s about, and find out about it from the internet and other sources.

Experiences:

Life Lessons to be learned from Dad

The Fathering Project was featured in the Daily Telegraph. The article is about discovering the life lessons that only Dads can teach. Playing with dad is not just simple fun —it can also set up a child for life.

Tips:

Read to baby

Watch Peter Rowsthorn as he demonstrates the importance of bonding with your baby through reading aloud.