14 Sep Nancy Stone – Jewish News | Sharing Time – After divorce advice helps make family holidays work
Originally appearing in Jewish News September 2017
The first holiday season after a divorce can place tremendous emotional strain on the best of us. While divorce tends to be very disruptive to families in general, it can be especially heightened around the major Jewish holidays.
As one of the most religious and family-oriented times of the year, families have time-honored traditions they want to uphold for their children, even during the divorce transition.Rest assured, your holidays can still be a season of joy, but it will require good planning, a positive attitude and, most importantly, realistic expectations. “While there are changes that will happen in the divorce process, both parents should do their best to honor the traditions and values the family has established prior to the divorce,” said Nancy K. Stone, matrimonial and family lawyer at Rotter & Stone in Franklin…