Tag: adjusting to a move

  • Top 10 Cutest Moving Announcements

    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!

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  • Six Items for Your Post-Moving Day Checklist

    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.

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  • 9 Kids Books About Moving Away

    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!

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  • Going Away Party Ideas For Kids (Or Grown-Ups!)

    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!

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  • How to Make Yourself at Home in a New Neighborhood

    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.

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  • Checklist for Moving Out of State with Kids

    Moving to a new home in a new state can be an emotional experience for anyone, but it can be especially challenging for children who may feel as though they have little say in the decision to pick up stakes. This checklist for moving out of state with kids was designed to help you better prepare your children for moving day—and acclimating to life their new abode. Read more.

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  • Top 10 Cutest “We’ve Moved!” Announcements

    Want to spread the word that you’ve moved into your dream home? We’ve rounded up nine adorable moving announcements—and created a free printable one of our own—so you can share your new address with friends and family in style!

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  • Preparing Your Teen for a Move

    You’re counting down the days until your upcoming move, but your teenager doesn’t share your enthusiasm. First, take comfort in the fact that their reaction is perfectly normal. Such transition can be difficult, especially for teens who are already undergoing physical, intellectual and personality changes and may feel powerless over the situation and afraid of […]

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  • Senior Moving Tips

    Seniors remain an influential part of the real estate market, purchasing everything from standard single-family homes to larger multi-generational options that can accommodate additional family members. As a senior, your considerations for how to handle a move will likely differ somewhat from younger buyers. Check out these tips to help make your move as smooth […]

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  • Helping Your Child Adjust to a New School

    Summer is winding down and the new school year is fast approaching. Excitement is in the air as children across the country gather their pencils, binders and backpacks and eagerly anticipate catching up with classmates, returning to clubs and sports teams and getting to know new teachers and subject matter. But kids planning to attend […]

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  • How to Talk to Your Child About Relocating

    Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, relocating to a new area comes with its challenges. For children, who often have little or no say in the decision, it can be a difficult transition. As a parent, you’re in a unique position to help shape your child’s outlook on moving. Downplay the negative […]

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