Havens, in Richmond Hill, Ga., and her mixed family is not alone. Joint custody, especially during the holidays, often means that one parent misses out on pruning trees or lighting candles, and can create anxiety for all involved. One solution is to have everyone under one roof for the celebration. Cupping or breaking bread with an ex-partner isn’t for everyone. But for some, communal gatherings – if only for a few hours – can alleviate the stress of the season. Most of all, the children benefited from the arrangement.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2021/12/06/holidays-with-exes-blended-family/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_lifestyle How can ex-partners and their children share a holiday celebration?