Involve kids in your work

“Dad lets me come into work with him. We either have lunch or go on ward rounds where I get to meet all the patients. Sometimes they give me their choccies. I like seeing the patients, especially Mrs Salvia – she’s a special friend.” – Amy Robinson, daughter of Dr Bruce Robinson, surgeon and author.

  • When you involve your child in your job you create special memories.

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The importance of father figures

Kids need a strong male role model in their life. A strong father figure is important in a child's life, particularly when the father is not around or not interested. Listen here as Bruce Robinson talks about why it is important to have a strong father figure in a child's life.

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Father to Son Tips Help the New Dad and Kids

Simon Robinson has fond memories of the “dad dates” his father used to take him on when he was a child. Now with two young daughters of his own, the son of Western Australian of the Year Professor Bruce Robinson says he can fully appreciate his father’s efforts to make time for him.