Becoming a dad is a significant life change and understandably impacts on your relationships with your partner, friends, family, children and yourself.
Dads Make a Difference
Mums and dads bring different things to the wellbeing of children. Dads are often more physical, flexible and have more of a give-and-take approach to play and interactions. While each parent will bring their own unique parenting style, there are some general truths that research backs up about the benefits that Dads bring to raising children.
Work Life Balance
With 47% of workers identifying work hours have increased in the last 5 years, it is no wonder there is so much information and conversation about the concept of work life balance. Increasingly in Australia both parents are working and negotiating the struggle of the juggle. Did you know 65% of couples with children under 15 years have both parents working?
Becoming a Dad
Welcome to your ‘new normal’. There’s a lot to think about when you’re a new dad and as you adjust to fatherhood you need to look after your baby, yourself and your relationship. The role of being a dad is changing, dads are much more involved and this might be very different to your own childhood.