Making time

Block out time in your calendar or diary for dad dates and other times to spend with your family – don’t leave it to chance.

  • Some families work best with fixed weekly routines, while others prefer to leave things more fluid – experiment to see what works best for you in creating time to spend together.
  • If something happens to cancel the planned time together – reschedule as soon as you can.


Top Ten Tips for Being a Great Dad

An article in The West which offers top 10 tips of being a great dad from Professor Bruce Robinson


Consistent family routine

Establish a set routine for your children that applies whether they are with you or with your partner or ex-partner.