Holidays, vacations, and other exceptions to the parenting schedule

If your family has a vacation, holiday, or another special occasion that deviates from your regularly repeating parenting schedule, the Holiday tool on the OurFamilyWizard Calendar can help you denote those exceptions clearly and easily. Holidays will override the existing parenting schedule. 

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Creating and assigning holidays

If you'd like to define access to a common or custom holiday on the calendar, you must first select the calendar menu tab at the top of the page.

Navigate to the Holidays tool

  1. On the left side of the calendar, click the button titled Holiday
  2. The holiday menu will display common holidays along with the dates and guardian assigned to those holidays, as well as custom holidays created by either you or your co-parent.

Assigning holidays

  1. Click the Assign Common Holidays or Assign Custom Holidays button located on the left side of the menu.
  2. Select the year in which the holiday occurs using the Holidays for drop-down menu.
  3. Assign a guardian for each individual holiday by clicking the  icon or by using the drop-down menus in the Guardian columns. 
  4. Click the Save button located at the top left corner of the menu.

Creating custom holidays

Custom holidays are a great way to denote events unique to your family, such as birthdays, graduations, or even family vacations. Custom holidays can be created, edited, or deleted by either parent.

  1. In the holiday menu, select the New Custom Holiday button.
  2. Input the holiday's details, including a name, begins/ends date and time, the guardian responsible for the children on the holiday, and for how many years the holiday should repeat.
  3. Click the Save button located at the top left corner of the menu.

 


 

Updating or removing holidays

If you'd like to delete or edit a custom holiday, you must first select the calendar menu tab at the top of the page.

  1. Click the Holiday button located to the left of the calendar.
  2. Click the Assign Custom Holidays button.
  3. Select the year in which the holiday occurs using the Holidays for drop-down menu.
  4. You can choose to edit any of your custom holidays by selecting the  edit icon next to the date of the holiday.
  5. On the edit menu, you can choose to edit the details of the holiday or delete that instance of the holiday.

 


 

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