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


Plan ahead

If you work away from home or travel a lot, here's a tip: a little planning can help make your spare time while away from your children more valuable.


Talk on the Way to School

Walking or driving your kids to school is a great opportunity to find out how school is going and whether there are any issues.