Once you sign the contract on a new home, it’s time to take action. Call the movers, declutter your belongings, measure the furniture. We’ll help set you up for success during this process.
Excited to share news about your big move (and new address) with friends and family? Moving announcements are a great way to spread the word in the style, so we’ve rounded up nine adorable examples from around the web—plus a free printable one of our own!
It’s not every day you have the opportunity (or motivation) to take stock of every household possession—from items in dark closet corners to long-unopened bins and catch-all drawers. The thought of it might not spark joy, at least not at first. But when framed within the context of moving to a new house, you might find it a rewarding process, even exciting.
There are countless things to remember when you’re moving to a new home, and the work doesn’t end when the moving truck drives away! We’ve created a checklist to help you remember some things to do as you start unpacking and settling into your new space.
Is your young child moving for the first time? If so, they may have lots of questions you’ll need to navigate with them. Reading the right books together could help them understand this big life change and work through the big feelings that naturally come with it. We’ve gathered a list of stories you can use to start conversations, set expectations, express and heal grief over the places and people they may be leaving behind—and get them excited about the new adventures ahead!
You’ve found your dream home—congratulations! Moving can be an exciting new adventure, but there are a few more items to check off the to-do list before you can enjoy your new abode. One of the biggest tasks, of course, is packing up your belongings. While some items can be easily tossed in a box without fear of damage, other household goods are a bit trickier to transport.
Moving can be a big adjustment—especially for children. Regardless of how far you’re moving, the transition may bring up difficult feelings for your kids, so it’s important to reframe their thinking and promote the positive aspects of relocating. There are different strategies and tools for preparing your child, but one way you can help them get excited about the move is to throw them a going away party!
Moving to a new area can leave you feeling a little lost, but it’s actually an exciting opportunity to discover all the things that make your new community uniquely appealing. Read on for three easy ways to find top-rated spots near you and build lasting ties to your new community.
Staging your house to sell? Cutting the clutter before a move? Just looking for a little more breathing room in your closets? If so, a garage sale could be a Saturday morning well spent! Read on for tips on how to write a garage sale ad and where you can post it online.
Preparing to move to your dream home? Start fresh and don’t bring any current clutter with you! Paring down your possessions to only the items that “spark joy” sets you on the path to a more stress-free and satisfying move. To help you get started, we’ve listed a few decluttering tips, leaning toward the minimalist side of the spectrum, that may transform your life well after you’ve settled into your new home.