Dealing with the Summer Holidays as a Divorced Parent

July 03, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

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:

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Take each day as it comes and remember:

  1. Organise and prioritise
  2. Be flexible
  3. Keep your kids in the loop
  4. Communicate with your ex
  5. Focus on quality time with your children

We hope you have a great summer, but if you’re feeling overwhelmed and need some extra advice and support from our family lawyers on children’s issues, please get in touch at

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