Stay connected during the day

Having a job that takes you away from home for a large part of the day need not mean you lose touch with your children. Here are tips on staying connected.

  • Make sure your children have access to you at work
  • Make ‘holes in your day’ to get to their school for events, eg assemblies, sports and music
  • Do some school canteen duties
  • Occasionally leave notes in their lunch boxes

Tips:

Keeping up with schedules

Get an on-line family calendar so you can keep up with the family’s activities.

Resources:

Tips for separated dads Part 2

Here are some more tips for separated dads from Bruce Robinson, founder of The Fathering Project. Listen to the podcast or read the transcript below.