Colorado Custody: Sharing Parenting Time During this Holiday Season

Tis’ the season for love, laughter, hot chocolate, and festive merriment. When you have children, the holidays take on a special meaning. The special time you spend together create memories that will last a lifetime. The children’s excitement over making cookies, stringing holiday lights, and enjoying the season is priceless. We understand that you want to enjoy this time solely with your kids. This can be complicated when you are divorced and need to share parenting time with your ex. However, if you plan beforehand, you can make the most of your time together.

Here are tipsto help you and your kids enjoy this holiday season:

  1. Sit down with your kids and talk about fun things to do together to make this holiday season special.
  2. Ask for their input what you can all do together to make the best of your current circumstances.
  3. Remember that you are the parent. Set an example and be strong, decisive, and positive.
  4. Set an example and be a role model throughout your holiday planning and implementation stages.
  5. Be acutely aware of your child's needs and feelings during this holiday season.
  6. Even if you cannot be with your kids this holiday season, remember that you do not need a designated day to celebrate the season.
  7. Even if you have to celebrate the holidays at another time, make it a celebration that you will all remember.

At The Harris Law Firm, we understand just how important family is. We want you to be able to enjoy the memories you and your children create together. We hope these tips help you share your parenting time with your ex. If you do need help establishing and implementing a parenting plan during or after a divorce, contact our Colorado family attorneys today.

Categories: Parenting