Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, family, and togetherness, but it can also be challenging for those going through a divorce – especially if it’s your first time. The traditions and memories you once shared with your spouse and children may be hard to recreate, and the pain of a recent divorce may be overwhelming. However, remember that Thanksgiving is still a time to be thankful and cherish the relationships you still have.
Co-parenting can be a challenging experience for many divorced parents. But, when kids are involved, it becomes all the more important to ensure that your children can make a smooth transition between the two households. Kids need consistency and stability on both sides to adjust well.
Read on to learn practical tips on how to make this transition easier for your kids.
Ah, summer. With school out and new schedules in place, keeping everyone on the same page as a co-parent can be tough. But just because the summer months are a little more hectic doesn’t mean co-parenting has to be difficult. Here are seven tips for staying on the same page with your co-parent this summer and ensuring your kids have a fun and stress-free break.
Parenting today is a lot different than it used to be. Social media now infiltrates children’s lives from a young age, there are different social pressures and awarenesses, parents face busier schedules balancing work and family life, and so much more.
When a divorcing couple has kids, they will always dread that first time the children go to spend time with the other parent. It’s unusual at first, to be without the children whose presence you’re used to having constantly, but the best way to get through it is to find healthy ways to spend that time.
Whether it’s your first time being alone without the kids or you’re still struggling with it years after a divorce, use these six ideas to keep you busy and add value to your life, not take away from it.