Mediation charity offers advice as schools close for the summer
The summer holidays can prove challenging for all families. Juggling childcare, entertaining the kids, and keeping them topped up with endless snacks over the six-week period can prove tough for even the most organised of parents.
For separated couples though it can be particularly hard.
With the end of this week marking the start of the summer holidays for most children across the UK, parents are preparing themselves for six weeks of childcare, days out and entertainment. However, for some families it can be one of the most challenging times of the year.
Research from consumer legal services company, Slater and Gordon , found that just one-fifth (19%) of separated...
Uncertainty about how summer holidays might shape up this year means separated families should consider making flexible written parenting plans right now, says a leading family dispute resolution charity currently providing its services by video conference.
Arrangements for children during the long school vacation always provide headaches for separated parents. This year, the delayed...