If you are new to FIFO work or lots of travel

If you are new to a job that is FIFO or requires a lot of travel, this will require a greater period of adjustment for both you and the family than if you have always been in such jobs.

  • Discuss the situation with your family ahead of time, and help the children to understand where you will be and why
  • Make the extra effort to communicate often while you are away
  • Try to be there for big events, like birthdays, if you can


Being involved and overcoming peer pressure

Being involved in your kid’s lives is really important. Your involvement shows them how much you care about them.


Unconditional love

Make sure that your kids know that your love for them does not come with conditions! Always show unconditional love to your children.