We all know how moving day can be very stressful. There are many ways to reduce moving day stress, such as:
Without this, moving day may be slowed down drastically, which could increase stress and cost you more money. The following helpful tips may assist you in the moving process and allow for a worry-free move
Being prepared for your move starts long before Moving Day.
The moving process can be just as stressful on children as it is for the parents. They will have to take in many new things introduced to them at once. New home, new bedroom, new backyard, losing old friends and finding new friends, new school...and the list goes on! There are ways you can minimize the stress overload that can accompany a child during the transition. Preparing the child, get them used to the idea and include them in the moving process can make a huge difference in how they handle the move. On the weekend, bring them to their new school to the playground and let them socialize with other kids from the new neighborhood. Here are some other tips for having a successful move with kids from Parents.com.
Too often, we get so wrapped up in the tasks involved with moving that we tend to forget about our other family members, our pets which should be introduced gradually to their new environment. An abrupt move can cause the animal to feel anxious and
behavior problems may develop. Check out some additional tips on moving with pets at ASPCA or Michigan Humane Society.