Shared Parenting at the Holidays

PLEASE TAKE OUR ONE-MINUTE SURVEY How are you dealing with your shared parenting schedule during this holiday time? We want to know! Please take this 1-minute survey. It could help other parents by giving them a glimpse of how other families handle the situation. All survey responses are 100% anonymous. The holiday season can be a particularly challenging time for parents who are going through a custody battle. Not only are they dealing with the stress and emotions of the situation, but they also have to figure out how to balance their time with their children and make sure that they get to spend the holidays with their family. As a law firm that deals with custody cases, we understand the difficulties that parents are facing during this time of year. We also know that it’s important for children to be able to spend time with both of their parents during the holidays, so we have some tips and advice for parents who are trying to navigate the custody process during this time. First and foremost, it’s important for parents to communicate with each other and try to come to a mutually-agreeable custody arrangement. This can be difficult, especially if there are a lot of hard feelings between the parents, but it’s important for the sake of the children. If the parents are unable to come to an agreement on their own, a mediator can help facilitate the process and come up with a plan that works for both parties. [...]