Farm Family Checklist

  Yes No
Do we have family needs in business cash flow including regular payments into a separate family account?
Do we access financial assistance eg family support, government schemes, and reduced cost education programs?
Do we benefit from lower cost options for family needs such as clothing and food?
Do we review our daily work schedules to have increased family time included?
Do we have set holiday and leave time in the business plan so the needs of all the family are met?
Does our management plan for crisis times include increased labour requirements?
Do we review family roles and the possibility of sharing of roles to assist this pressure?
Do we use personal coping strategies help deal with these feelings of frustration?
Do family members have regular time with friends away from the farm?
Do we involve all family members in business plans?
Do we have good family communication?
Do we use professional assistance for unresolved family conflict?