Extra tips for separated dads

Living apart from your children presents additional challenges in fathering.

  • Time with your children remains important, even though you are separated and it is difficult
  • Keep your promises to them
  • Don’t give up trying to be a good dad to them, even though it might be hard to say goodbye to them


Tell your kids that your love is unconditional

Loving your children unconditionally means loving them no matter what.


Don’t be a reactive father

Plan parenting strategies ahead of time; don’t just react to the current issue.