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.

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Extra tips for separated dads

Living apart from your children presents additional challenges in fathering.

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Get the lowdown on issues at home before you arrive

If you have been away from home for a while through work or travel commitments, chat with your partner a day or two before you head home to find out any issues – rather than having them dumped on you when you walk in the door!