Our nowadays life is often pushing some people to move a lot locally, throughout the country or even worldwide. These moves are usually tough for everyone but mostly for the kids.
Some people think that moving is more stressful for teens and bigger kids, because they have to adjust to new school, friends, new world, to prove their self-sufficiency with new friends and not to lose self-confidence. However, there is no guarantee that younger kids will take the news about moving to different world that easy and happily.
Nonetheless, let's go through the main problems that come up with your decision to move, having a kid and let's find some solutions.
Good and bad Factors.
Usually kids think negatively about upcoming move (less are excited about). They lose the most important in their life - friends and become newcomers! What a drama!
To help your son or daughter get ready for moving, focus as much as possible on good points of this event, like new opportunities and talk about benefits for whole family if moving to this particular place. If they faced some troubles in their old school tell them about the chance to start new life with new people and maybe improve something was wrong before.
Allow your child voice personal feelings.
Will be better to tell to your kid about moving far in advance. Let you child be aware that you are on his/her side and understand his/her feelings. Make them confident in that you are always beside, ready to support. Talk about your personal feelings even about your stress too.
Highlight The fun of Moving.
Point out to your youngster that moving can be an exciting and interesting adventure. Maybe, give them to read some books about adventures, Inspire your youngster to make plans for the move. Take this advice from Toronto Movers: Let them create a "to do list", or projects how to decorate the room, garden etc...
Take your kid to the new place to discover it.
It can be a car, plain or bike ride, anything with lot of fun!
Try to find something totally new your kids may love after moving. For instance, probably your child will get a larger room of her/his own!
Prepare yourself to register your kids in sports activities, clubs, classes etc.
Keep Connection with The previous Community. Let your kid to visit old friends and ask them to come in visit! BBQ or pizza parties are always welcomed!
And last, but most important - show your love to your kid no meter what!
Toronto movers wishes you and your kids all the best!