Get out the pump

When you are with your children, it is good fun going to see your children play sport and good fun taking them to a game. However you often find the best fun is when you pump up the football or netball or basketball, and then go with your kids to a local park or court and kick a ball or shoot some goals with them.

Not only is it fun, most dads I know who do this comment about the different conversations they have when doing something physical together. The time spend doesn’t need to be long – 30 minutes is usually enough. And a side benefit is that the exercise will help to burn off some of the excess!

Experiences:

Life Lessons to be learned from Dad

The Fathering Project was featured in the Daily Telegraph. The article is about discovering the life lessons that only Dads can teach. Playing with dad is not just simple fun —it can also set up a child for life.

Tips:

Be involved in your children’s lives outside of school

Create opportunities to spend time with your children after school.