• Tips for Moving with Children Tips for Moving with Children

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    Tips for Moving with Children

    Regardless of their age, moving with kids can be a challenge.  Moving with kids is a big transition for any family — leaving an old home for a new home, saying goodbye to friends, and disrupting your children's regular routine. The best way to minimize the stress of moving with kids is to look for possible stressors and make a plan for how to address them.

    While you can’t totally eliminate the challenge of moving with kids, there are tips that can help ease the process. Here are our top tips for helping kids ease into the upcoming move.

     Involve your kids in the moving process!

    Between finding a new home, packing, and coordinating with your movers, it’s all too easy to overlook your kids in the moving process. Our top recommendation is to involve kids in the moving process whenever possible. Even the littlest task can make a difference in your child’s feelings towards their new home.

    There are a few ways you can do this. The kids can help you run a yard sale, give their top three choices for repainting the walls of the living room, or even help you narrow down the homes you're considering. If you have little ones, there are tons of creative ways to repurpose packing material and create moving-day entertainment (think: a moving-box fort).

    Alternatively, let the kids pack a few of their own moving boxes. As an extra tip, try customizing moving box labels with your kids' names written on them, and let them...

    Regardless of their age, moving with kids can be a challenge.  Moving with kids is a big transition for any family — leaving an old home for a new home, saying goodbye to friends, and disrupting your children's regular routine. The best way to minimize the stress of moving with kids is to look for possible stressors and make a plan for how to address them.

    While you can’t totally eliminate the challenge of moving with kids, there are tips that can help ease the process. Here are our top tips for helping kids ease into the upcoming move.

     Involve your kids in the moving process!

    Between finding a new home, packing, and coordinating with your movers, it’s all too easy to overlook your kids in the moving process. Our top recommendation is to involve kids in the moving process whenever possible. Even the littlest task can make a difference in your child’s feelings towards their new home.

    There are a few ways you can do this. The kids can help you run a yard sale, give their top three choices for repainting the walls of the living room, or even help you narrow down the homes you're considering. If you have little ones, there are tons of creative ways to repurpose packing material and create moving-day entertainment (think: a moving-box fort).

    Alternatively, let the kids pack a few of their own moving boxes. As an extra tip, try customizing moving box labels with your kids' names written on them, and let them...

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