Communication is key

Watch Peter Rowsthorn’s take on the importance of communication with your kids. An important part of his message here is that, for fathers who are time-poor, any moment you may get with your kids, such as on the car trip to school, is a time to communicate and bond with your family.

Tips:

Get to know your children through better listening

Take an interest in what your children are interested in. Ask questions and respond to their answers to show that you are listening.

Activities:

Low-cost ideas for dad dates

Dad dates don’t have to be about spending money – what’s important is spending time one-on-one with your child.