Lon Loveless explains the importance of parents respecting holiday traditions following a divorce in order to alleviate stress in “Who Gets Custody of the Holidays?” in the November/December issue of Good Life Family.
Arguing about family traditions and divorce in general is hardest on the children. “It’s a matter of working with the other parent to determine which holiday they want the kids to spend with them. Communicate far in advance and in an age-appropriate way,” explains Loveless. “For example, if one parent gets Christmas, the other gets Thanksgiving. … For a Jewish family, it might be a discussion about which night of Chanukah is spent with each parent.”
Read the full article from Good Life Family.