moving tips with kids

Moving Tips With Children

Posted onMay 31, 2016 by Arrow Moving & Storage

Follow these moving tips for making your move with children as easy as possible.

Everyone knows that moving can be hard on a child. Whether you are moving cities or simply moving down the street any change can be difficult if your children are small. Sometimes all of the change can be tough. Arrow Moving and Storage has some simple moving tips to help any family make the most of the moving experience.

Talk about it. This moving tip sounds simple but when it comes to kids nothing is ever as simple as it could be. The most important way to help prepare you and your kids for moving is to talk about it as much as possible and as far in advance as you can manage. It helps give the child time to process the future change and adjust their expectations. They may be excited at the new opportunities.

Timing is everything. If circumstances permit, it may be better to plan your move in the summertime while school is out if you have school age children. Giving your kids a chance to start a new school year fresh will make all the difference in terms of their adjustment and ability to make friends.

Get your kids involved. This moving tip may also seem easy to overlook. If you give your kids a chance to be involved in the process and even the selection of your new home you are giving them a sense of ownership and is an easy way to get them excited about the transition.

Get your kid’s help organizing a yard sale. If you are going to purge some of your possessions before moving day a great moving tip is to get your kids to help organize a sale. They can decide which of their possessions they are going to put up for sale (with your help of course) and even set the price point.

Plan the kid’s room. If you give your children the opportunity to plan out their new room in advance it will get them more excited about the move. You can let them sketch out how they want their bed to be placed in the room or even what color the walls will be. A little bit of personalization goes a long way when you’re a kid.

Arrow Moving and Storage can provide you with all the moving tips and tricks you need. If you need a trusted and competitively priced moving team, give us a call.

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