Divorce at Altitude: A Podcast on Colorado Family Law

Parenting Time During the Holidays | Episode 130

November 10, 2022 Ryan Kalamaya & Amy Goscha
Divorce at Altitude: A Podcast on Colorado Family Law
Parenting Time During the Holidays | Episode 130
Show Notes

The holidays are a time to be together so how do you navigate sharing your children with your ex-spouse? Today on Divorce at Altitude, we are discussing holiday parenting time. Parents often do not consider how holidays fit in with their regular parenting schedule and in this episode, we talk about the difference between the two, how you can deal with holiday time affecting the regular schedule, and why considering holidays is essential when going through a divorce. 

We walk you through some factors to consider such as the age of the children, traveling, vacation parenting, and your children’s schedule before discussing how you can handle disputes in holiday parenting time and why a parenting coordinator decision-maker is very useful. 

All families are different and therefore your particular circumstances must be taken into consideration when deciding on the level of detail required in your parenting agreements. We even tell you about an incredible online tool to help you plan your regular and holiday parenting time. Lastly, we remind you of the importance of putting your children first when it comes to holidays in order to make their time away from one of their parents as ‘normal’ and happy as possible. So to get some incredible tools for holiday parenting time, tune in now!


Key Points From This Episode:

  • The difference between regular parenting time and holiday parenting time.
  • Some tips for navigating a parenting plan as holiday parenting time can affect the schedule. 
  • Why loads of people are waiting to file for divorce until after the holidays. 
  • The importance of working out how the holidays will work post-divorce. 
  • Considering the age of the children when making a holiday time agreement. 
  • The importance of adding details to your agreements according to your circumstances. 
  • Considering vacation parenting time as well.
  • The importance of considering your children’s schedule’s as well.
  • How to address when parents travel during the holidays.
  • How to handle a dispute in holiday parenting time. 
  • Why putting the children first is imperative. 
  • How to handle travel disputes and why a parenting coordinator decision-maker is helpful. 
  • Where to find episodes about parenting plans. 


What is Divorce at Altitude? 

Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha provide tips and recommendations on issues related to divorce, separation, and co-parenting in Colorado. Ryan and Amy are the founding partners of an innovative and ambitious law firm, Kalamaya | Goscha, that pushes the boundaries to discover new frontiers in family law, personal injuries, and criminal defense in Colorado. 

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