your new home is in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, or a surrounding city, your new
Piedmont Triad home is in one of the most family-friendly areas around! Your
children will grow to love this area, but initially moving to a new city or
town can be overwhelming for any child. And while you can’t totally eliminate
the challenge of moving with kids, there are tips that can help ease the
process. Here are our top tips for helping kids transition into your new life.
them something to be excited about. In the midst of saying
goodbye to familiarity, do some research into the Piedmont Triad area to find
events or attractions that will get them excited. There are a variety of family
friendly attractions in this area that are open year round. You should have no
problem finding something for everyone to enjoy at any age.
them in the process whenever possible. Even the littlest task can
make a difference in your child’s feelings towards their new home. Allow them
to help you run a yard sale before packing. Give them markers and stickers to
decorate their moving boxes. Let them help pick out decorations for their new
room or choose where to eat dinner after a day of house hunting.
them space to say goodbye. Before your move, make one last trip
to say goodbye to some of your child’s favorite places. You can also host a
party at your old home as a celebration of the time your family spent there.
Invite all of their closest friends for a special goodbye.
Pack a “moving day” bag for each child. Pack a bag for each child that includes several of their very favorite belongings. Keeping these items close by can provide assurance throughout the move and allow access as soon as you arrive at your new home. You and your family are going to love the Piedmont Triad area! Zippy Shell is here to take the stress out of your move allowing you to focus on your family during this exciting time.
is a great city with a lot to see and do for families with kids. If you are
moving to Philadelphia, there a few ways to make it easier on the kids before,
during and after your relocation.
Involve your kids early in the process: This is especially important if you are moving
from one type of area to another. For example, if you live in a rural area or a
suburb but are moving to one of the urban Philadelphia neighborhoods, help them
understand the differences.
Show them what they can look forward to: Philadelphia is a grand city! Show
them videos of what they can expect to see and do in Philadelphia. VisitPhilly.com
has a lot of great things listed and the Mommy Poppins blog is specifically
geared to kids in Philadelphia. You can check it out here.
Make room for their loved stuff: One of the best things about using portable
storage units is that you can moving and keep your things in secure storage
until you need them! This offers you and your family time to decompress with
what you need in the new home and then have the rest of your things delivered
to you when you are ready. Your kids can have their beloved objects in the home
now and you can have other items delivered later.
Stick to a routine: ChildMind.org
suggests keeping your kids on a regular routine after you are in the new home.
You may have a big desire to push ahead with unpacking, having your storage
unit delivered, etc. but it might be better to keep the kids on an established
Moving with kids doesn’t have to be stressful and we are here to help at the Philadelphia Zippy Shell location with the flexible moving and storage solutions you need. It’s one less thing to worry about during a move.
Most families choose to move over the summer, that way their kids don’t have to transfer schools during the school year. When the time comes when you move and your kids have to finally transfer, it may be very hard on them. Use some of these tips to help ease the move.
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