Making Summer Plans for Your Kids when You are Divorced

Kids wait all year for summer vacation. Now summer is here and all kinds of visions dance in your head about keeping kids busy, entertained, structured, happy, and distracted from the throes of your divorce. Combining these challenges with a multitude of potential celebrations such as graduations and weddings, it is no wonder that most divorced families view summer as a particularly stressful time.

Summer Beach

Kids who are home from school have a lot of available time that needs to be scheduled. Some will benefit from going away to camp or to their grandparents, while others will benefit from more one-on-one time with parents because they may find the isolation from divorce as alienating. It is probably a good idea to ask the kids how they want to spend their summer before any final decisions are made.

Summer visitation is important for you and your former spouse to discuss. Visitation scheduling can prove very complicated.

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Vasileff, Lili A., “Are We There Yet? Making Summer Plans for Your Kids When You are Divorced.” Weblog entry. Financial Planning Association. July 5, 2011. Accessed June 13, 2013, from

Article Writen by: Divorce Without War June 13th, 2013

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