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

Tips:

Tips to support your child if they are being bullied online

Make sure they don’t respond. Responding to the bullying brings attention to it and can cause it to become worse.

Tips:

Ask the mum for tips

Ask your partner or ex-partner how the kids are coping with you being away, and how they like it when you spend time with them, and work on making any changes identified.