During a time of quarantining inside your home or abiding by the regulations and laws set forth by your state regarding safety during a pandemic, you might not be able to spend as much time with your children as you normally would. Since the summer months are usually when you likely spend longer periods of time with your children, you might experience feelings of regret or other emotions when you don’t see them. The following are a few tips to keep in mind in order to regain the time that you might lose during the summer. You can contact Tierney Law Group, Livermore CA family lawyers, so that someone can assist in working with the other parent to establish more visitation once the quarantine regulations are lifted.
One of the first steps that you can take is to talk to the other parent about the visitation schedule that you have. Talk to each other with kind words, each of you explaining your thoughts and concerns. The other parent might enjoy some time alone or getting a few things done that have been put aside while the children have been at home. If this isn’t an option, then you can have Tierney Law Group, Livermore CA family lawyers, meet with each of you or schedule a meeting with a mediator so that you can communicate in a neutral setting.
If the other parent had the kids for Easter and other holidays, then plan on having a large celebration for all of the holidays that were missed. The holiday that you do have your kids might not be the typical one, but it can be a time of joy and fun in order to make up for lost time with your children. If the other parent is concerned about safety while your children are with you, then you could get tested for COVID-19 and ensure that you have all of the proper equipment to provide protection for yourself and your children.
Don’t let this global pandemic overwhelm you to the point that you make unwise decisions for you and your family. Contact us at Tierney Law Group for help with your family law matters.