Moving involves many changes on several levels. Move hassle free and ensure you do not forget anything while being as efficient as possible.
Planning is an important step, even essential, for a successful move. However, one might ask the following questions: Where to start? How to proceed? What to do so you will not forget anything and be ready for the big day?
That is why this website aims to help people who are planning to move by giving some tips, advice and some simple tricks.
Moving is a family activity
Whatever the age of your children, a move is an important event for them, and it may be that they need to be reassured. To reduce the stress, they might feel, talk to them about this new life by bringing the positive effects and listen to their impressions. They may have a false conception of this change, and they think they will lose their bearings (furniture, toys, friends, etc.).
Explain that you bring all the objects they care about and that they can keep in touch with friends. For your children, be calm as possible during moving preparation and process. Always approach this with enthusiasm and positivism.
Involve them in the moving process by showing them pictures of your new home or by making their visit. Tell them about nearby parks, friends they can meet, activities they can practice in this new area (if any). If your children change schools, visit the school in advance if possible. Talk to them about their new room and consult them on the choice of colors and decoration of it. This way they will be better prepared for this new life begins.
Involve them in the preparations to make them feel involved. Give them tasks that suit their age. For example, let them pack their belongings themselves. Thus they see that they have full control over what they want of their favorite items. This will also help them to find their bearings more easily once inside your new home.