While the holidays can be a fun and exciting time, it can also be painful for those recently separated or preparing for a divorce. Whether you are staying together just through the holidays, knowing that your split will be happening soon, or you have already separated and your holidays look very different than they normally do, here are some tips to help.
With Thanksgiving just days away and then Christmas and Hanukkah shortly thereafter, those going through a divorce or recently divorced often feel the added stress related to the holiday season, especially if you have kids. Questions will arise surrounding scheduling and where you will spend the holiday season and with who. Here are some tips for getting through the holiday season gracefully and hopefully with less stress.
If you are preparing for or in the midst of a Wheat Ridge divorce or separation, the upcoming holidays may be a difficult time of the year. While often the Christmas season means traditions and spending time with family, preparing for this season without your spouse may be painful. Planning ahead is key to preparing yourself for the holiday season. Being mindful of expectations and keeping things simple will keep you less stressed and overwhelmed during this time of year.
The holidays are officially upon us and while it is a wonderful time of year, for divorced couples with children, figuring out a parenting schedule can be stressful. It's understandable that both parents would want to have their children with hem to celebrate the season, but when parents live in different houses, then compromises must be made. As experienced divorce and family law attorneys in Wheat Ridge, Golden, and Littleton, we often see this time of year become a time of unhappiness and disdain for both the separated parents and children alike. That's why we suggest discussing the holiday plans well in advance, so arrangements can be made and plans can be changed if necessary.