Ways to Communicate with your Ex Over the Holidays (or anytime really!)

As the holidays get closer, there can be many things to discuss regarding the custody and access of your children.  Even in situations where communication is normally not problematic with your ex, the holidays can sometimes be a stressful time making communication with an ex partner particularly difficult.

Some general suggestions include:

1) Keep your communication focused on the topic at hand;

2) Be respectful;

3) Be open minded to other ideas;

4) Keep communication short, if possible, and

5) Take a break from the communication if it starts to become heated.

In some situations, parents may find it easier to communicate through the use of a communication tool or App.  If you would like to explore a few options, some examples of tools for communication can be found at the following links:

The Family Wizard – https://www.ourfamilywizard.com/

Talking Parents – https://www.talkingparents.com/


Contact us anytime at SMP Law to help SiMPlify your legal matter at 905-565-9494 or email info@smplaw.ca if you have any questions or would like to book an appointment to meet and discuss your situation and how we can help.