Be a role model for your beliefs to your children

Children will learn of your beliefs by what you do as well as what you say.

  • Beliefs are best transmitted to children if reflected in the lives of their parents
  • A father’s personal beliefs can have positive or negative effects on fathering

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Get the rest you need while you are apart from your children

Get enough sleep and look after yourself while you are away from your children so you can make the most of your time together.

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Separated dads – additional tips

Everything listed on this website is relevant to separated dads (though some tips, like how to spend time with children, will obviously depend on your shared parenting arrangements).