How to Make Moving Easier for Kids
There is no doubt that moving from one place to another can be difficult for most people, even for kids. At a very young age, kids may have drawn some sort of attachment to the house where they grew up, as it bears witness to a lot of great memories. If you happen have kids and you are at a certain point where there is a need to move, here are some tips that you may want to consider:
(a) Let the kids know early once you have made a final decision. It'll be easier for them to accept the need to move, other than be clueless on what is happening. A good open communication with your kids definitely makes a big difference.
(b) Be positive and let them realize that everything will be taken care of, including the need to transfer to another school. It is a must to be optimistic and give them an assurance that all their concerns will be addressed accordingly.
(c) Involve them in the moving process. You can let them pack their toys and other personal stuff.
(d) Before the big move, you can change their anxiety into excitement once you have shown the new house. You can let them see their new rooms and also let them visit the playground or park nearby so as to give them more reasons to like your family's new haven.