Five classic adult movies with a fathering message

Watch one of these movies with your partner and assess the messages about fathering and being a father or father-figure. Note these may not be suitable for viewing by younger children.

  • About a Boy – Rated M
  • Parenthood – Rated M
  • Like Father Like Son – Rated PG
  • Mrs Doubtfire – Rated PG
  • The Pursuit of Happyness – Rated M

Tips:

Create albums with dad

Make a photo album each year for each child.

Tips:

Encourage father-figures to spend time with your kids while you are away

Ask the children’s grandad, uncle, sports coach or other male adult in their lives to make an extra effort to spend time with your kids while you are away.