Make morning time special

“One of my goals in life is to be around in the morning. Alice is not a morning person so I tend to get up and help the kids with breakfast, help reduce the squabbling amongst the children.” – Geoff Creelman, program manager, Australian government department

  • Can you take a chore off your wife’s hands in order to spend more time with your children?
  • You might make them breakfast, get them ready for school, or even help out with a school project. Even helping out a couple of times a week could make a big difference in the life of your family

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A picture is worth 1,000 words

Take photos of your workplace and/or your home (if you live apart from your children) to show your kids – this will help them to visualise where you are when you are not with them.

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Learn about becoming a better father

Very few men are “naturals” when it comes to fathering and mentoring. Recognise this and take steps to learn more.