Questions to ask on a dad date

“For the last five years I have taken the kids out individually for breakfast. I do it about four times a year. It’s not only on the weekends – I’ll do it on a school morning, around 7.30 a.m. I never take them to McDonalds because that is just a rush job, but I take them to a proper restaurant. I let the conversation go with the flow and don’t usually have an agenda, I simply ask questions.” – Neale Fong, doctor

  • Are you happy at the moment?
  • Do you feel like you are seeing enough of me?
  • Are you enjoying being part of our family? Is there anything you would like to see changed?


Bruce Robinson’s fatherly advice

You speak to enough smart people and smart words eventually stick in your head. That’s the theory, anyway.


Take each of your children on one-on-one trips

One-on-one trips (no other adults, no other kids) are a valuable way of spending time with your child and showing them they are special.