Why dads matter

Tips for keeping dads involved family life, as an important positive role model - with suggestions for activities and making the most of your time together. Somtimes dads might feel a bit left out, especially if your partner is the primary care giver.

Make sure you give your children your full attention when you are with them, it's easy to be distracted by phones and other things. It's good to plan in some special one to one time with your children. Watch our video for more tips and ideas. 

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How we can help you

If you would like support and advice, you can talk to one of our Family Support Workers by calling our confidential helpline on 0808 800 2222. You can also share experiences and advice with other parents on our Forums. Family Lives is here for you and you can contact us about any family issue, big or small.

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