3 Tips to Help Children of Divorce Cope During the Holidays

Posted by Sharon Pastore, Main Line Family Law Center

'Tis the season to be...jolly? The holiday season is often the most difficult time of year for anyone going through divorce. How do you minimize emotional pain and celebrate at a time like this?

Rosalind Sedacca's article on Huffington Post offers three very valuable tips for divorcing parents to help their children adjust to their new surroundings, schedules, and quite possibly new visitors during the holiday season:

  1. Be compassionate. Take the time to listen to your children and include them on decisions.
  2. Create new memorable moments. Think of the holidays as a time to start new traditions with your children.
  3. Model good behavior in front of your children, especially when it comes to your former spouse.  You will most likely be in communication more often at this time of year, so do your part in keeping the peace.

Want more support this holiday season?

Read the entire article, visit: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rosalind-sedacca/divorce-holidays_b_4242731.html

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Topics: The Mindful Divorcing Parent