Moving homes with kids can be a slippery slope, but with some careful planning, it doesn’t have to be a traumatic experience. We’ve given you seven tips so far to help make the transition to a new home a bit easier. Today’s tip is extra fun!
There goes the neighborhood!:
Spend some time with your kids and do some research about your new surroundings. Will he/she be going to a new school? Drive past it and show him/her the route from your house to campus. Maybe there are some interesting shops, restaurants and ice cream parlors nearby. These are points of interest for your children and should be explored to make them excited about their new home. If your move isn’t too far away, maybe spend an afternoon walking around and introducing yourself to your new neighbors. You never know, maybe there’s a child your child’s age. Today’s stranger may be tomorrow’s new best friend!
Some websites that can help you learn about points of interest in your neighborhood as well as local events are as follows: