Post-divorce family vacations don’t have to be a dreaded experience. Rather than coming up short trying to re-create family vacations of the past, try pulling together to try something new! Learn from our expert guest blogger how she suggests you plan new experiences for your new family for a rewarding vacation.
The holidays are upon us and it’s a time to have festive parties, family gatherings and tons of food and merriment. However, sometimes you feel overwhelmed and stressed during the holidays, resulting in feelings of sadness, anxiety and even depression. There are many reasons why this happens. First and foremost is that you may just be exhausted from all the planning, preparing, and family tension that sometimes increase during this time of year.
One of the toughest transitions for children of divorce is coping with the first holiday season. As parents our challenge is to create new traditions and activities that can replace the memories of family holidays in the past. Here are some suggestions for helping your children keep the best spirits through the holiday season.