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

Tips:

Tell your kids that your love is unconditional

Loving your children unconditionally means loving them no matter what.

Tips:

Don’t be a reactive father

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