Put family first

“My advice for young fathers is to always put family first, ahead of work. If you keep that rule in your mind it makes it easier to make lots of decisions. If you just keep that as a priority it will work well for you. I always tell people at work where I am, so there is no mystery about it.” – Peter Le Soeuf, professor of paediatrics

  • Whenever there is a clash between work and family, family comes first
  • Be transparent at work about where you are
  • You may even inspire other fathers to do the same!

Tips:

Support men who choose family over career

Be a leader in the area of good fathering. By being open with others you give men permission to do the same for their families.

Tips:

Get involved in your kids’ school

Become part of the school community so you can get to know other parents as well as be more aware of what your child is learning and how they are progressing.