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.


Drugs: be aware

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


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.