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.
Imagine it’s five years from now and you are looking back at this time. Picture your children’s faces in their best moments. How do you have to be in order for them to feel relaxed and happy?
Having to explain to your kids that they won’t enjoy the same holiday traditions they once did may be difficult, but with the right approach, it can be done successfully. Here are tips for having that difficult conversation with them.
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How you feel at your first post-divorce Christmas is up to you. You can wallow in self-pity, or put on a smile and get the most out of the holiday.
The holidays can be stressful for all of us – but for the recently divorced, they bring a new set of painful challenges.
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Being happy during the holidays starts with you. If you are dreading the holiday season this year, here are some things to consider.