The older children get, the busier they become and the harder it can be to find moments to connect. Here are a few tools you might use to find a few extra minutes with your teenager.
By the time your child is ready for the sex talk, it's likely they know a lot about the biology of it all from school or elsewhere.
Instead of focusing on the technical talk, start a conversation about how your child can make the best decisions for themselves.
Here are a few tools you might use to promote mutual respect and ensure your teenager knows they are respected.
Dad Dates are an oldie, but a goodie. Even with teenagers, one-on-one time is still our most tried, tested and recommended tip - and it's never too late to start.
It's important to encourage our kids' learning - education empowers our kids, giving them the ability to interpret the world around them. Support them by trying these practical tips:
Your kids will pay attention and base their behaviour on what they see and observe, so it's important to model good behaviour when handling the good and the bad in your life.
A recount by Murwillumbah High school chaplain Rachel Thompson of the Murwillumbah High inaugural Fathering project event, "Paper Planes and Pizza".
A personal recount of how the little moments of fathering combine to build a childhood worth of memories.
All of us are capable of using the BUS principal to be the best Dads and father-figures that we can be.
Video: LeBron James demonstrates the B.U.S principle.
Dads Groups provide a relaxed environment where fathers and father-figures can gather, share, learn and laugh – with each other and their children.