Take your children to the local community library

Dad spending time with kid at the community library’s computer

Credit: Bonner Springs Library, Flickr.com

Many community libraries offer children’s story time and other gatherings for parents of young children. Attend these events with your child if you can, and also borrow books to read to your child or with your child.

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Going away and coming home

It is always important to stay in touch with your children when you are away. Listen to this podcast by Bruce Robinson and find out why it's important to keep in touch with your children.

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Build contacts in the workplace

Find other dads in your situation in your workplace and/or community and share experiences.