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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Don’t be a reactive father

Plan parenting strategies ahead of time; don’t just react to the current issue.

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Provide a sense of security

When you put down others you diminish them rather than building them up. Make your home a 'no put down zone.'