Spend time together after school

Take advantage of flexible work arrangements where possible to be with your children after school.

  • Pick them up from school when possible
  • Take them out occasionally for ice creams, swims, bowling or other treats
  • Have dinner with the children most nights of the week
  • Turn the TV, phones and all other distractions off during dinner and listen to the children

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Flexibility of working from home

When you are working from home you can be more involved in the day to day aspects of your children's lives.

Resources:

The Big W

When your children feel that they are worthwhile, they will be less likely to turn to drugs or alcohol.