Sharing a laugh with the kids in your life is an easy way to create a moment of positivity and help build a relationship of fun and support. See our list of jokes for some comedic inspiration.
Tips on talking to your teenager (or pre-teen) about drugs and their health effects.
The older children get, the busier they become and the harder it can be to find moments to connect. Here are a few tools you might use to find a few extra minutes with your teenager.
By the time your child is ready for the sex talk, it's likely they know a lot about the biology of it all from school or elsewhere.
Instead of focusing on the technical talk, start a conversation about how your child can make the best decisions for themselves.
Here are a few tools you might use to promote mutual respect and ensure your teenager knows they are respected.
Dad Dates are an oldie, but a goodie. Even with teenagers, one-on-one time is still our most tried, tested and recommended tip - and it's never too late to start.
It's important to encourage our kids' learning - education empowers our kids, giving them the ability to interpret the world around them. Support them by trying these practical tips:
Your kids will pay attention and base their behaviour on what they see and observe, so it's important to model good behaviour when handling the good and the bad in your life.
A recount by Murwillumbah High school chaplain Rachel Thompson of the Murwillumbah High inaugural Fathering project event, "Paper planes and Pizza".