Encourage a healthy lifestyle

Spend active time with your kids – go for a swim, kick a footy at the park, or go for a bike ride. Encourage them to get outdoors and play.

  • Role modelling is more powerful than talking about exercise or just watching it on TV
  • Encourage enjoyment of physical activity – not everything has to be a competition

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How to recognise depression in young kids

Here are some tips on spotting the difference between sadness and depression.

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Show Them You Care

This is a short and funny video clip featuring Peter Rowsthorn sharing tips and avice for Fathers and father-figures on behalf of The Fathering Project.