Holidays After a Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Divorce. I have been there and done that, along with 19 million other adults in this country. Although it has lost some of its stigma over the years, divorce hasn’t lost any of its heartache. As a divorced parent, nothing is more heart breaking than watching the impact of divorce on your children. They are usually the last to know and the most affected.

But even more painful is the first time you have to spend a holiday apart from your children. As busy professionals, a holiday is one of the few times we can break the routine and spend significant quality time with our loved ones. Having to forfeit this time with my children was, for me, strange and empty (sad is an understatement).

iParenting’s E.R. Reed has practical advice for parents about to embark on their first holiday without their kids. Be it Easter, Passover, or just an extended Spring Break – these times are the toughest, so click here to read and know you’re not alone.

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