How to Move House With Kids
Moving house is not only a big change for you, it is also a big deal for your children. Make your kids’ wellbeing a priority and keep things calm and stress-free for yourself by following these guidelines.
Talk about the move with your whole family
Make sure your whole family is present when you explain where and why you’re moving house. Try to keep things light and positive as you explain the exciting adventure you’re about to embark on step by step. As your children ask questions, give them as much information as possible on the move.
Discover the new house together
Involve your children in the move by checking out the new house as a family. Visualise what the rooms could become and check out nearby parks, cafes and schools. Embrace the exciting side of moving and the new possibilities that await you in your new home.
Get help from friends and family
In order to keep your children safe and occupied during the trickier stages of moving, enlist the help of your friends and family. Everyone knows that moving house is a busy time and will be very understanding if you ask them to mind your children for short periods of time. Try to give them plenty of notice and vary who you ask.
Be prepared for anything
Moving into your new home can present you with unpredictable situations and you will have to deal with them to the best of your ability. Try to cover all bases for you and your children before you move and expect the unexpected. Make a list of addresses phone numbers of your new local doctors, hospitals, chemists, supermarkets and takeaway food stores.
To make the whole house moving process easier for your entire family, engage your children in the entire experience and encourage them to constantly ask questions. For a moving quote, contact Fragile removals & Storage on 1300 857 696.
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