How to make the most of the best time of the year with your children: 5 tips for fathers
A vacation with a child is a great opportunity for fathers to spend lots of time with their child, talk to each other and discover shared hobbies. Fathers can use vacation time in particular to deepen their closeness and bond with their child. What is important here without going beyond your own limits? Wolfgang Bergmann, holistic coach and familylab trainer for parents, has special tips for fathers to ensure that their vacation is stress-free and fun for all family members.
Holidays are often the time of year when fathers want to experience everything with their child that there is often little time for during the rest of the year. Making discoveries, experiencing little adventures, trying out new hobbies, relaxing together: This is not only great fun for your child, as a father you may also discover completely new sides and strengths in yourself than you do at work. However, expectations of the best time of the year are often high and the fear of disappointment great. So what is important for a relaxing family vacation?
Wolfgang Bergmann knows the answer. As a father of three boys, he not only has a wealth of personal experience, but is also a holistic coach and familylab trainer for parents, educators and other professionals.
His talks and seminars are based on the values and ideas of Danish family therapist Jesper Juul. Wolfgang Bergmann runs the coaching practice 'LeichtSinn' in Bielefeld and strengthens adults in their relationship skills. He has created a vacation checklist especially for fathers.
The state of North Rhine-Westphalia promotes family vacations in family holiday centers. There, children as well as fathers and mothers will find numerous offers tailored to their needs.
In NRW, there are many initiatives and organizations that are committed to working with fathers and offer fathers guidance and support. You can find offers and contacts on the portal of the LAG Väterarbeit NRW.