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


Jump rope

Jump rope with your kids – master the basics, then learn some new tricks!


Be spontaneous

You may not be able to do so on a regular basis, but taking a spontaneous afternoon off to have fun with your children will be good for you all.