Being there for your teenagers

Continue to listen to your teenager and be there for them as you help them grow towards adulthood.

  • Being a good father means giving a reasonable degree of freedom
  • Discipline is best given in an atmosphere of unconditional love and specialness
  • Sometimes teenagers will push fathers away just when they really want us to stay and listen to them


Learn to recognise children’s emotions

Learn to recognise when your child is feeling sad, anxious or frightened, and be ready to listen.


Play with your children

Don’t just sit and watch your children at play, join in!