Moving with kids can be difficult, but SILive provided some tips to make it easier on them and you. Before the move, try to get the kids excited about the move. Show them new areas they would like to go in the new neighborhood. Show them the new neighborhood before the move and introduce them these new areas. You can also have them help pack and donate things they don’t need anymore.
Help them say goodbye to their friends. Reassure them that they will be able to stay in touch. Take photos and make a memory book with all of their friends in their favorite places. Let the kids know that they will be able to visit their hometown frequently. After the move have them help unpack and decorate. Bring them to local stores, parks and more places they would enjoy. Get them involved in local activities such as sports, piano, and gymnastics.
Finally, return to normal life. Get back into regular routines. Make them feel comfortable in the new home as soon as possible.
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