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:

Use technology to stay connected during the day

It is now easier than ever to stay connected with your children even when you are at work.

Tips:

Get involved in your kids’ school

Become part of the school community so you can get to know other parents as well as be more aware of what your child is learning and how they are progressing.