Moving House With A Child? Here's What You Should Do

24 December 2021

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If you are thinking about moving home with your family then there are lots of things to consider. This is especially true when you are moving your children as well. A house move can be very unsettling for children and it can take a little while for them to adjust before and after the move. If you plan and prepare down to the last minute detail it should go as smoothly as it possibly can.

Let’s take a look at three ways you can make the moving process as painless as possible for everyone involved.

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Make Lots Of Lists

A pen and paper will soon become your very best friend. Making lists can seem like a silly thing to do especially if you hardly forget anything. When you are moving house it can be both stressful and daunting, this can cause you to forget even the slightest detail. You can write down anything and everything you want, from which boxes you have already packed to what you will need to unpack first at the new place.

When you are moving out of your current home you will need to carry out chores before you hand the keys back or to the new owner. To remind yourself add it to one of your lists. You could also delegate tasks to people with the help of lists.

Do It In Stages

When it comes to packing everything up this can seem like a logistical nightmare. There is just so much to do and you worry you won’t get it done in time. Of course, you will get it done, you are amazing. Instead of panicking and ending up doing it at the last minute, do it in stages or room by room. Always pack up the stuff you know you won’t need in the final weeks before the move. This way when the time comes to pack the necessities there will be less to do.

Use Professionals

When the time comes to move you could always make use of professionals in the moving field. They do it every day for a living and will know what needs to be packed first and loaded onto the van. Some removal companies offer the service of packing, loading, unloading, unpacking. So the moving journey is completed entirely by them. This will save you an immense amount of stress and worry.

If this is something you want to consider then make sure you find a reputable company. The last thing you want is for your belongings to get lost, damaged, or stolen. You will find that a bad moving company won’t have the insurance to cover the losses.

We hope you found this article helpful and it gives you tips and tricks to make your move less stressful. Good luck in your new home.

Get your family and friends to come over on weekends to help you pack up. If they haven’t offered, don't be afraid to ask. You need all hands on deck when it comes to packing a house with kids.

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