Holidays without your kids during divorce feels awful. The holidays will be different this year if you are going through a divorce. Painful, maybe, especially without your kids. You can survive and it will get better. Here are four tips.
Children's and Parenting Issues after Divorce
Some fathers are irrational, misguided and unable to keep their children out of the middle of the conflict they have with the mother. It isn’t only during the holidays.
Getting a divorce when children are involved means that you will have a long-term relationship with your former spouse. This article will give you a frame of reference to engage in healthy communication and forge a new relationship.
Parallel co-parenting minimizes arguments between high-conflict divorcing parents while maximizing the involvement that each parent has in their child’s life. It allows both parents to be very involved in their children’s lives – without being involved in each other’s lives.
For some divorced or separated parents, holiday parenting time may be a difficult time of year as their children may spend more time with the other parent and less time with them.
Let’s work on making holidays better for children of separated or divorced parents.
There are many topics that need to be discussed and issues that have to be agreed on before blending your family.
Thanksgiving arts and crafts can help kids sort out their feelings and remember that they are still part of a family that cares about each other – even if it’s changed.
Often people think they should feel a sense of warmth, togetherness, and gratitude on the holidays. By managing your expectations, keeping your situation in perspective, and choosing not to be victim, you can reclaim your power.
Marital Mediation is an important, effective Alternative Dispute Resolution Process that is worthy of continued practice and development.