Change is often a good thing. For one, it brings about growth. But if your recent changes involve separation or divorce and this is your first holiday as newly single, change can feel about as welcome as a skunk at a garden party.
The exchange of child custody can be one of the most excruciating circumstances for parents and children. When the parents have trouble getting along it can rub off on the children. The best interest of the child should always be taken into account when exchanging custody. There's a lot that goes into making the custody exchange safe for everyone in your family.