Talk about your job

“I don’t think I ever talked to the kids enough about why I was doing what I was doing or what it was all about, for that matter. I just tended not to talk about my work with them, possibly to protect them from being swamped by it. I’m sure I overcompensated.” – Allan Chapple, former principal, Trinity Theological College.

  • Children want to understand where you go and what you do all day. Talk with them in an honest and age appropriate way about what you do at work.
  • Sometimes they may not seem interested, but the reality is that these conversations help them learn more about the world they live in.


Five animated movies to watch with your kids

Watch a movie with your kids and then spend some time discussing the father/child relationships portrayed.


Tips for separated dads

Even if you are separated from your kids, your role as a father remains important. Listen in to some tips that can help you be a better separated dad.