Published: August 6, 2017

Divorce And Summer Break: What Are Your Plans?

Whether you have recently separated from your spouse or your divorce has been recently finalized, the separation or divorce will have a lasting impact on everyone's life for many years. One of the things that many people find difficult is co-parenting, especially during the different breaks in the year. Summer breaks can be difficult for many recently divorced couples because neither side is used to making schedules on when and where the children will be at all times.

One of the hardest parts of summer break is making sure your children are cared for at all times. It is important that children are able to spend time with their parents, especially because they are getting older. If your separation or divorce is one that is filled with plenty of arguments and conflicts, you may not want to have your children going from one parent to the next over the entire summer break. If your children are old enough to understand what is going on, it would be a good idea for you to discuss summer plans with your children so you can get an understanding of how they feel about the situation.

Younger children may not understand exactly what is going on, so it is important that they are able to spend an equal amount of time with both parents during the summer. Older children will have ideas of how they want to spend their summer break, and it is important that everyone sits down to discuss summer plans ahead of time so everyone will be on the same page.

Creating the best environment for your children is critically important throughout the entire year. If you need advice on getting through a divorce or separation during the summer when children are involvedcontact us today.