You’ve broken the news to your spouse that you want a divorce earlier
this year. As the dust clears, you realize this will be your first Christmas
morning you’ll be able to sleep past 6 am. You be ripped from your
sleep to the sound of your son or daughter elatedly screaming, “Wake
up! Santa was here!” For some parents, this could be a great thing.
But for many of us, waking up to a silent house on Christmas sucks. In
this blog, our Wellesley child custody attorneys have a few ideas on
what you can do to help you get through your first Christmas alone after
1.Tell Your Friends: The holidays are a time of sharing, giving and love. If you’re worried
about the spending Christmas morning alone, start telling your friends
how you feel. You will be surprised by how many offers you’ll get
to be included in their holiday plans.
2.Make your favorite meal: If you’re spending Christmas Eve alone, head out to the grocery store
and pick out some of your favorite non-kid friendly foods. Maybe you love
lobster tail and risotto, or you could try making your favorite dessert. (Hello,
3.Get Moving: If you’re feeling sad on Christmas, head out for a run. Science shows
moving our bodies can boost your mood.
4.Make a schedule: With the stress of the holiday and managing your divorce, it can be difficult
to keep track of all your responsibilities. Make a list of all the things
you need to accomplish, this will help you feel less stressed and in more
control of the situation.
5.Help someone else out: Volunteer at the local soup kitchen or surprise your elderly neighbor with
a cozy winter basket, offer to walk your busy friend’s dogs. When
our hearts are hurting, sometimes doing something nice for someone else can help.
However you spend this holiday season, remember this is only the first
year and holidays come and go faster than you think. We at Barach Law
Group LLC, so many clients compromise for time spent with the kids during
the holidays, and we understand how hard it can be. For help with your
divorce or child custody modifications,
Wellesley child custody lawyer.