Five classic adult movies with a fathering message

Watch one of these movies with your partner and assess the messages about fathering and being a father or father-figure. Note these may not be suitable for viewing by younger children.

  • About a Boy – Rated M
  • Parenthood – Rated M
  • Like Father Like Son – Rated PG
  • Mrs Doubtfire – Rated PG
  • The Pursuit of Happyness – Rated M

Tips:

Consider the cost/benefit trade-off of spending time with your children

Investing time and energy in your family will yield enormous benefits.

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What dads need

The world today is vastly different to the world dads of today grew up in. Recognise this and learn how to be the best dad you can be.