by Author and Relationship Expert Marina Sbrochi for GalTime.com
Dealing with Divorce Over the Holiday Season making holidays happy when you're a single parent
Managing the holidays when you are married with children definitely takes some finesse and strategy. Sometimes just the negotiating where to go can even be rough - "Should we alternate years for Thanksgiving and so on? OR Do we visit one house, then the other if we live in the same town?" Forget simplicity if both families live out of town.
Now, throw a divorce on top of the holiday visiting mix. Not only are you splitting the holidays more than two ways , you are splitting custody of the your children on these holidays.
Can I get a magic calendar please? Can we clone the children? While cloning the kids or waving a glitter-filled wand would be an easy fix, it's not likely to happen. So what's the divorced parent to do?
Sometimes when the divorce is plain old nasty - the courts will tell you what to do. Not fun for anyone. Of course, I advocate beingRead More »from Navigating the Holidays with Kids After (or During) Divorce