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Divorced Parents, Give The Gift Of 'No Drama' To Your Children This Holiday Season

Dr. Kate Roberts | Posted 12.12.2014 | Divorce
Dr. Kate Roberts

Parents need to recognize their own reactions to divorce and keep boundaries around their emotions. How parents handle being on their own during the holidays will impact how their children respond to the divorce. Don't be babies, let your children be kids -- you be grown-ups!

18 Gift Ideas For Your Newly Divorced Friend

Christine Gallagher | Posted 02.16.2014 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

In the spirit of the season, give extra thought to giving divorced friends some special gifts that'll help them through the season. These can be little stocking stuffers that will make them smile.

The Reality of Divorced Parents During the Holidays

Tayce Taylor | Posted 02.22.2013 | Teen
Tayce Taylor

It is hard to see all of my friends whose parents are together, and I have to remind myself that I am not like them and it is not my fault. All I see during the holidays is big families celebrating Christmas together, while my family will never be like that again.

8 Steps To Making It Through The Holidays Unscathed

Ann Blumenthal Jacobs | Posted 02.11.2013 | Divorce
Ann Blumenthal Jacobs

If you're remarried with kids or step-kids or you and your husband share custody of the kids, holiday planning can be overwhelming.

The Best Holiday Gift You Could Give Your Kids Post-Split

Risa Garon | Posted 01.29.2013 | Divorce
Risa Garon

How can families enjoy the holiday when there is more concern about the time during that one and only day rather than what would truly work for both the children and the parents?

How To Work Out Holiday Custody Arrangements

Randi L. Rubin | Posted 01.20.2013 | Divorce
Randi L. Rubin

Holidays can be stressful for everyone, but for children of divorced or separated parents, the holidays can be especially challenging.

How To Avoid A Nightmarish Halloween

Posted 10.30.2012 | Divorce

Who takes the kids trick-or-treating after a split? For divorced parents, Halloween night can be a nightmare when it comes to scheduling visitatio...

Top 5 Ways To Spend The Holidays Post-Split

Susan Pease Gadoua | Posted 02.18.2012 | Divorce
Susan Pease Gadoua

The holidays are the most emotionally charged time of the year; 
if you like where you are in life, it's a magical time, but if you don't
 like your life circumstances, holiday time can be quite awful.

Top 10 Holiday Don’ts For Divorcees

Cicily Janus | Posted 01.16.2012 | Divorce
Cicily Janus

Like many folks, I am embarking on this holiday season as a divorcee, post-messy breakup. And like others, I've heard everyone's advice over, and over, and over again.

Splitting Up The Holidays? It's All About The Kids

Jennifer Cullen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Jennifer Cullen

Working out child custody and visitation with your ex-spouse during the holiday season can be one of the hardest parts of the aftermath of a divorce. ...