It can be difficult sharing the children’s time with your ex whether the two of you co-parent well or not so well. The more strained the co-parenting relationship the more difficult it can be. Everyone wants to spend the holidays with their children. The hard truth though, is that after you and your ex separate most parents have to share the holidays. What makes this reality easier for all involved, are parents that can co-parent with their ex, and having a solid holiday schedule.
HAVE A CLEAR HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
One of the biggest issues of contention is who has the children when, and for how long. Although some co-parents can work well together with a loose schedule, many cannot. A schedule like “Mother to have children Christmas Eve and Father to have them Christmas Day” may lead to conflict come Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. This would be considered a loose...
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