Build contacts in the workplace

Are there workmates or friends who face similar challenges to you as a parent who is apart from their children? Can you develop a discussion or contacts group who share ideas and their experiences?

Having someone to chat to and articulate a problem, or even to share success stories with, can be quite relieving.

Others will also have some great suggestions on activities and ideas that they have tried with their children.

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Drugs: be aware

Learn about drugs that are available, and help your child to develop strategies to avoid drugs.

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Teamwork in parenting

Discuss and agree with your partner your approach to parenting, and support each other in developing and then adhering to this framework as your children grow.