Helping Children Work Through the Holidays After Divorce

The Best Chance at a Happy Holiday

The holidays can be difficult for children whose parents are going through the divorce process. They may feel like they are being pulled in two different directions, and they may not have an idea of what to expect from the holidays this year. If you are a parent who is going through a divorce, it is important to help your children through the holiday season. In this blog, learn some tips that can help your children have a happy and healthy holiday season!

Try New Things

The holidays are a great time to try new things with your children. If you have always celebrated Christmas in the same way, consider trying something new this year. This can help your children feel like they have some control over the holiday season and their own lives.

Make Some Family Traditions

Creating new family traditions is a great opportunity to create lasting memories for your children. Even if you are not able to be with your children on every holiday, you can still make some family traditions that they can look forward to each year.

Talk About Your Feelings

It is important to talk about your feelings with your children during the divorce process. They may be feeling a range of emotions, and it is important for them to know that it is perfectly okay to express how they feel.

Create a Holiday Schedule

A schedule can help your children know what to expect during the holidays. This can include when they will be spending time with each parent, as well as any other important holiday events.

By following these tips, you can help your children have a happy and healthy holiday season! Try new things, make some family traditions, talk about your feelings, and create a holiday schedule. With your support, your children can get through the holidays and come out stronger on the other side!

Get Guidance from a Divorce Attorney

If you have any questions about divorce or child custody-related matters or would like more information, please contact the team at Schweitzer Law Partners. We are committed to helping families work through the most challenging times in their lives.


Learn more about how we can help with your family law matter or schedule a consultation by calling (626) 788-5225 or by visiting our website.

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