Here are some practical tips to smooth things over.
As the mum, your ex-spouse (father of your children) probably relies on you to initiate celebrations. Don't punish him and the kids, by spoiling the day.
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Being divorced does not relieve you of the responsibility to teach your children the importance of special occasions.
Marital status has nothing to do with this special day. You deserve to be celebrated without feeling guilty and don't need an ex-spouse to validate that.