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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: Take each day as it comes and remember: Organise and prioritise Be flexible 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 ...

How to Handle the Summer Holidays as a Separated Parent

July 04, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

Whether you’re in the middle of a break up or negotiating life after divorce, dealing with children’s arrangements during the summer holidays can be tricky – particularly if communication is difficult between you and your ex. Organising childcare, juggling work, and entertaining bored kids is hard enough on its own, without having to walk the delicate tightrope of co-parenting. Points of contention are more likely to flare up when you’re thrown out of your normal routine, and the pressure of finding a way to sharing the holidays fairly and effectively can take its toll. However, by thinking ahead, making a practical (yet flexible) plan, and being prepared to compromise, it’s possible ...


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