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101 Activities for Kids... By Kids!

101 Things to Do with Your Children

Are you looking for things to do with your kids this weekend? At Fairway, we know how important it is to spend quality time with your children. Especially after divorce, where your time with them is precious and limited. In this blog, we had our kids put together a list of 101 activities and crafts that they enjoy. Plus, they made sure to include a bunch of great sites that offer activities for kids to do all year round.

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Hearts and Roses

Valentine’s Day isn’t all hearts and roses for separating couples

Valentine’s Day in the midst of separation can be incredibly isolating and lonely. Amid all these hearts, candies and flowers, here are some ways you could support that friend, colleague, sister or brother who is going through a separation.

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Maintaining peace during the holiday season

Coping with separation over Christmas? Learn some practical tips on how to get through the holiday season in a peaceful and positive way if you are on the verge of getting separated or divorced.

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Women alone at Christmas

Home Alone This Holiday?

The first holiday – post separation – can be particularly stressful and filled with a wide range of emotions. Learn some helpful tips on how to cope with the first holiday season post separation or divorce.

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Learn to Manage Co-parent Contract Expectations

Avoid disappointments over the holiday by revisiting your co-parent contract. Co-parents have an unwritten, unspoken expectation of each other, but as time passes, it may make sense to clarity expectations again. Here are some helpful tips on things you can do to clarify and update agreements.

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Is text messaging a bridge to better communication in divorce?

Text messaging can help divorced and separated parents better communicate without emotion. Find out how to use text messages to stick to the business at hand.

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10 Tips for dealing with the Limbo of separation and divorce

When in the middle of a divorce or separation you can feel like you are in a constant state of limbo. Not knowing what the next few months or even years will bring can leave you feeling out of control. Here are 10 suggestions for making this transition easier.

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Road Trip Vacation Child

Vacations and Divorce: From the Voice of the Child

Traveling when in a shared parenting can add some complexity and stress. Learn some practical tips on how to make it work for everyone and make planning easier.

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Couple Christmas Shopping on Couch

January is Divorce Month: The Holiday Season Stress

There is no denying the stress of the holidays, and it can be glaringly obvious that divorce is inevitable. While you cannot ever be 100% prepared, it is best to work on not having any regrets.

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Christmas Holidays - A Boy with Gift

Divorce and Kids: Keeping it about the kids

After mediating over 300 couples through a divorce, Colette Fortin offers some sound advice about how to keep it about the kids and not let your ego take over.

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Super Dad with Daughter

Co-Parenting & Creating Memories for the Kids over the Summer when Divorced

Organizing summer arrangement and vacations is time-consuming and sometimes complex, but add Divorced Parents and it can be a real challenge. Here are some tips on how to make it better for everyone.

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Christmas Dog

Divorced or Separating families at Christmas

How can families who are going through separation or divorce ease their stress and the children’s stress during the holidays? Here are some tips for families in transition.

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Sad Man over the Holidays

Thriving through the Holidays: A Guide for Divorcing Couples

Holidays can be stressful, here is a quick guide for divorced couples on how to get through the holidays with or without the kids.

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Christmas man using mobile phone

Changing Relationships and The Holidays

Divorce is stressful. Add the complications of parenting and family relationships over the holidays and it can be chaos. Read some common sense and practical steps for making the Christmas and other celebrated holidays less stressful and more enjoyable for children and parents.

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Girl with a Marshmallow

Spring Break and Divorce in Ontario

Decisions with regards to where the children of Divorce will spend Spring Break can be stressful. Learn some practical tips from a teacher about how to make it a happy time and to not let emotions get in the way of decision making.

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