Co-parenting during the holiday season can be stressful, especially if you and your ex-spouse don’t know how to approach this new dynamic in your relationship. Luckily, there are steps you can follow to ensure that, as parents, you guys do the best you can to make this holiday a wonderful experience for your children.
Coping with Divorce
Let’s face it, it’s a challenge for parents to create new traditions and devise a plan to survive the holidays. For the recently divorced parent, the holidays can be an emotional, stressful, and perhaps a lonely time of year – especially if they don’t have new traditions and support systems in place.
Just because you and your ex-spouse are no longer together doesn’t mean you can’t co-parent peacefully during the holiday season. There are many ways divorced parents can make the holidays memorable for their children.
Navigating your first (or second, or third) Thanksgiving after divorce will require some extra effort, but that extra effort will be worth it. These six tips will help you get through – and maybe even enjoy – the holiday.
You may be dreading the approach of Thanksgiving – especially if you’re recently divorced and not accustomed to being single on this family holiday. This “Thanksgiving Challenge” invites you to enjoy the post-divorce holidays by using these tips and techniques.
Some parents dread Halloween worrying about fighting with their ex, splitting time with them, or missing out on Halloween altogether if it isn’t their year.
Although downsizing is a lifestyle change, I decided to look for the good in a challenging situation. My new perspective is that I am upsizing to a new, purposeful style of life that is full of hope and promise.
Some divorced parents are irrational, unreasonable, and unable to keep their children out of the middle of the conflict they have with their co-parent – and they tend to ramp up their bad behavior on holidays. Here’s how to handle your ex during Thanksgiving.
When married couples separate or divorce, they divide their properties. In Ontario, the division of matrimonial property is based on equalization of net family property.
Pausing can mean meditation, drinking coffee alone, or even listening to lo-fi music. Whatever brings you that kind of mental pause, do it.