Be a coach

“One way that I make sure I get time with my kids during the week is to be the coach of one of their teams. That way I have to be there during the week for practice and every Saturday for the game. It is written into my schedule that at 3.30 every Wednesday I leave – no work, no meetings, no operations, nothing can be booked into that slot.” – David Wood, orthopaedic surgeon.

  • Being involved in your child’s activities means you are there on a regular basis.
  • Make that time a priority by scheduling it into your week.
  • Spend the time in the car in conversation with your child.


Being there for your Children – A Fatherhood Legacy Story

When Jason from East Fremantle was asked about what he wanted his children to remember of him, here is what he has to say.


Stimulate your child’s imagination

Give your children the space and time to be creative.