Plan your next dad dates

If you work away from home, travel a lot, or don’t see your children often due to access limitations, here’s an activity to try:

Ask the kids to come up with some suggestions for what they would like to do on their next “Dad date”. During Skype chats while you are away from your children you can discuss their ideas and decide what to do, and book it into your calendar for the agreed day.

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Be mindful of family time when scheduling meetings

Be conscious of not only your own family schedule but the schedule of others when you set meeting times.

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Communication is key

Watch Peter Rowsthorn's take on the importance of communication with your kids.