Moving with Children

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 11:59

Moving from place to place can sometimes be an overwhelming and daunting task. On top of all the things that need to be physically moved from your home, there’s another aspect of moving that some people tend to forget. This, of course, is the fact that your life doesn’t stop for your move. You still have to work, you still need to deal with bills, and you still have kids to raise.

This happens to be an excellent time to bring up what exactly to do with your children when moving. A move, especially if a child has never experienced one, can be just as, if not more, overwhelming for the child than it is for you. That’s why we are here to provide you with some quick tips on how to make the move easier for your child.

  • Get them Involved- Getting your kids involved with the move and making a game out of it can ease the stress they feel when going somewhere new. You may even get a little extra help as well.
  • Let them Pack their own Special Box- This can help a child really understand that he or she is going somewhere new. Also, it helps that they pack their special belongings themselves so they don’t have an issue when it’s been packed up.
  • Be Open to Discuss Fears and Concerns- Your child may be a bit apprehensive about the move, so it’s important to discuss their fears while the hectic atmosphere is still present.

A move can be hard on everyone, especially children. Make sure to stay concerned with their feelings through the process.

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