Take your child with you on a trip – Part 2

Plan ahead to make a trip with your child a reality.

  • Plan the trip with your child.
  • Work out your expectations and theirs in advance.
  • Stay with friends along the way – it’s a good way to combine work and fun.
  • Make and maintain the memories – make a video, take photos, and/or keep a journal.

Resources:

FIFO (Mums’ involvement)

Mums play an even more important part in the family than usual when their partners are away for long stretches of time due to work or travel. Mums can help avoid resentment from the kids towards a dad who is often away and misses important events. Find out how by listening to this podcast.

Tips:

Kids in high school

Talk with your high-schooler about school - not just what they are learning but also their friends, teachers, sport, etc.