Handling peer pressure

Your teenager’s friends need not be a threat to your relationship with your son or daughter – and may be an opportunity to have a positive father figure influence.

  • Avoid always talking about how bad their friends are – invite their peers to your house and encourage positive friendships
  • Listen to them without lecturing
  • Ask teenagers about their music interests, friends, issues and struggles


Approval instils confidence in young girls

Daughters need to know that you believe in them and that you will support them in achieving their dreams.


Low-cost ideas for dad dates

Dad dates don’t have to be about spending money – what’s important is spending time one-on-one with your child.