Encourage good fathering in your workplace

“I make it clear to staff that they can have time off to do family things if necessary. If they are going to watch one of their kids’ soccer match, they don’t need to hide behind the ‘dental appointment’ excuse.” – Daniel Petre, entrepreneur and philanthropist

  • Ask management to make material and seminars about families and parenting available to workers
  • Encourage flexible work practices
  • Be sensitive to family emergencies


Coach or manage your child’s sport team

Encourage your children to play team sports, and get involved through coaching or managing.


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.