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 and 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.
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.
Although you may not be able to avoid tension during a divorce, your kids are your most important consideration. That’s why it’s vital to arrange a child maintenance agreement.
The goal with back to school planning is to set the year up for success so incorporate any strategies or professionals that will help you meet that goal.
Different from a biological parent, a major thrust of being a stepparent is to be an adult friend to your stepchildren on some level.