Share a laugh

Telling jokes, watching a comical TV show or film together, or sharing a story of something funny that happened, are not only good for you, but they help build relationships and ease tensions.

  • Tell your kids “Dad jokes”.
  • Leave funny notes in their lunchboxes or send them a jokey text.
  • Share funny news stories via email.

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Tips for separated dads

Even if you are separated from your kids, your role as a father remains important. Listen in to some tips that can help you be a better separated dad.

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Take your children out occasionally for a treat

Surprise your children occasionally with a fun treat such as ice creams, a swim at the beach or pool, or bowling.