Separated dads – additional tips

Everything listed on this website is relevant to separated dads. (Some tips, however, like how to spend time with children, will obviously depend on your shared parenting arrangements). Here are a few further pointers:

  • Show respect for their mother, even if you don’t get on with her at all – discuss issues with her in private
  • Stay in contact with your children when you are away
  • Let them know you will be OK


Socialising with your children

Don’t plan too many social activities for your time with your children; leave plenty of time to just hang out with your kids.


One-on-one time is important

Be flexible in your work practices and find time in your day to spend with your children.