How to manage family events after separation

The school holidays are nearly upon us and it’s a time which can be a flash point for arguments between separated parents.

I hear complaints from fathers that their ex won’t let them have any holiday time with the children or that the mothers have filled up the children’s time with activities that the father is excluded from.

I also hear complaints from mothers that their ex won’t take the children on holiday at but instead will happily go on holiday himself with his mates or new partner.

Resolution, a national organisation of family lawyers committed to a non-confrontational approach to family matters, has come up with some top tips to help you through these difficult times.

Their tips for managing activities and events out of two homes can be found at

If you are having difficulty making contact arrangements for your children and want more advice then contact me on 01663 743344 or email

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