Moving into a new house can be stressful. Being one of the many removals in Sydney, can be a pretty big thing; there’s a lot of things to take care of, a lot of little details to pay attention to, a lot of costs to be budgeted. But there’s also what happens after. A new home, in a new place means new environment, new people to meet, and new places to learn about. This can be tough, and so can leaving behind the old stuff.
This is especially true for the kids. They have to go to a new school, meet new friends, learn their new address, and, most difficult of all, leave behind their old place. Kids can get very attached to things, let’s be honest. A perfect move, where nothing goes wrong may not exist, but it’s still worth the effort to make sure your move with the little ones goes as smoothly as possible.
- Say it to them. Early. Some experts are saying that you should tell your kids about the big move as soon as you can. The earlier you talk about the move; the more time you have to help them understand the finer points of the whole thing. The why’s, how’s, where’s, what’s, and when’s. Sure, your kids may not necessarily like what you tell them, but they’ll be much more comfortable with it if you say it to them, clearly as possible.
- Show them the new place. Remember what we said on the last point? You help your kids understand the finer details; make them feel comfortable. Kids, and adults for that matter, are much more comfortable in surrounding they’re familiar with. As such, taking the kids to the new place can help them out with the moving process; it’ll let them know what their new home will be like.
- Help them pack. The key point is to just help them pack. They’re the ones doing the packing, you’re just making sure it’s done right. Not only will this teach them a thing or two about responsibility, and deal with packing, one of the more overlooked aspects of removals in Sydney and Australia, but it’ll also allow the kids to know where their stuff is, which saves everyone the trouble of having to look for it through random boxes.