Moving with Children

Moving with children can present challenges. Children are leaving behind friends, familiar places and activities and need to adjust to a new home, neighborhood and school. Due to these changes, kids need caring adults to listen to their concerns and help them adjust.

A move can be broken down in three stages - with each stage offering an opportunity to ease the stress of the move for your child.

Before the move

What is important to remember before the move is to keep children involved in the process and to keep communication lines open. A few suggestions:

During the move

After the move

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