Now that summer is here, it is time to think about fun things that you can do with your children. This doesn't mean that you need to spend a lot of money or plan a fancy trip. Instead, you can enjoy things around town that give you and your children a chance to make memories and have fun. We know that going through your first year as a single parent is difficult, so be sure that you take things at your own pace.
One thing that parents don't often realize is that children often look forward to the simple things in life. Maybe you go out for pizza on the first weekend of the month or grab ice cream on your way home on transition days. These are some of the things that your children might enjoy.
When you are first going through the divorce, you can set the precedent for how the time with your children will be spent. Not only do you need to work through the fun matters, but you also have to think about the rules that you are going to set.
Taking the time to think about how you are going to set up your parenting plan is important. Part of this is going to be based on how your child custody agreement is set. There are often terms in those that you have to abide by, so make sure that you are familiar with those.
We know that you have ideas about what you want to include in the child custody order. We can help you work through these, but remember that you need to be willing to compromise with your ex on many matters.