FIFO workers, travelling dads and separated dads have usually developed effective coping mechanisms to deal with loneliness and isolation when on their own. Great – but don’t use them when your children are with you.
Technology helps to keep us entertained, and often people will develop a routine when on their own. But watch out and do not bring these practices into the time you spend with your children. You and your children will get a lot more enjoyment out of your time together when you are not distracted, but rather focus on your children and what you are doing together.