Moving can indeed be a mix of stress and emotions especially with a family involved. Here are a few tips to help maintain your sanity during the process:
Involve Your Children: Engage your children in the moving process. Provide them with coloured markers, tape and boxes to pack their toys and non-breakable items. This not only lightens your load but helps them feel connected to the move.
Create Lasting Memories: Prior to leaving your old home, create a special evening for your family. Enjoy take out from a beloved local restaurant, have a movie night, or engage in a game night. This helps you and your children say goodbye to your old space in a positive and memorable way. Don’t forget to capture with a photo to keep as a reminder in your new home.
Start with seasonal items: Begin your packing by boxing up seasonal items you won’t
need immediately. This reduces clutter and helps you focus on essential items as the
moving day approaches. Simultaneously, sort through belongings and donate or sell
what you won’t be taking with you.
Pack an Essential Box: Prepare a box with toiletries, comfortable clothing, and other crucial items for the first few days in your new home. Have your children do the same they can have comfort items like blankets, stuffed animals, and other small items to ease the stress on your children.
Remember, moving is a transition and taking steps to involve your family and create
positive memories can make the experience more manageable and less stressful on