As discussed in part three of this four part series, using Christmas Day for the parenting plan's winter break exchange seems reasonable because the parents each have Christmas Day. But this may result in an uneven division of time.
When a relationship ends and parties have a child together, a parenting plan or residential schedule should be prepared to designate the child's time with each parent. The parenting plan also addresses when each parent has the child during school breaks or vacations. This post focuses on the winter break or winter vacation.
If you are familiar with the term "parenting plan," you may have already met with a lawyer to discuss one. A parenting plan creates a residential or visitation schedule that the child has with each parent and includes sections for school breaks or vacations (winter, spring, summer), holidays and birthdays. This post focuses on the winter break.