July 03, 2018 | Posted by : J Morris
Juggling work, childcare, holidays and dividing up parenting time between your ex can be a minefield for separated couples with children during the summer. But with a little preparation and practical co-parenting you can avoid conflict and ensure you enjoy the summer holidays with your kids with the minimum of stress.
Here are some top tips on coping with the summer hols from our expert family law solicitors at Frances Lindsay & Co:
Take each day as it comes and remember:
Organise and prioritise
Keep your kids in the loop
Communicate with your ex
Focus on quality time with your children
We hope you have a great summer, but ...
August 26, 2011 | Posted by : Frances Lindsay
I have a lot of children. I lose count sometimes but including step children, partners and grandchildren we make about 16 for Sunday lunch. The eldest curly haired daughter, aka The Short One, is pregnant. We have ordered a curly haired child, although Drummer Boy (Short One’s husband) is not assisting in that department.
The Short One and I have weathered the storms of the tantrums, the teenage years, the coming home late at night after the odd gin and tonic (and that was only me), and now we rub along pretty well. Sometimes I irritate her, she patronises me, but I can be pretty certain that the Curly Haired Wonder and I will visit often and even have sleep overs ...