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.
Children and Divorce
Some of this is old news, some may be new to you. Each one of these is a challenge unto itself, but effective parenting, meaning you, can be the overriding factor in making or breaking your child’s adjustment.
“Nesting”, the term is often used to describe a situation where the children remain in the marital home (“nesting home”) and the divorced or separated parents individually alternate their time living in the nesting home.
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.
An experienced child custody lawyer should be consulted immediately if you are going through a divorce or are an unmarried mother who feels her parental rights are being threatened.
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.
Don’t assume you and your spouse will split the money in the divorce, and don’t assume the money will be used for your child’s benefit. Make a suggestion for how you’ll handle your college savings for your child.
Parental Alienation is used to describe a situation where a parent who has effectively coached their child into fearing, rejecting, and completely alienating the other parent.
Often, custody battles can be messy and emotional for everyone involved. Divorcing couples in Florida may have trouble determining who gets sole or shared custody of the children. Here’s what couples going through a divorce in the sunshine state should be aware of when determining child custody.
Getting a child support order can be difficult, especially when you’re just starting to navigate the divorce process. Here is a step-by-step guide to getting one.