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How do you move to another state? Anyone done this with a big family?

We are looking to move to another state. But it's gonna be different this time because we have 4 kids, 3 dogs, a bird, and a guinea pig. What are some things we need to do besides find work and a house? I want to do this, but I'm not sure how. Any thoughts are more than welcome!

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Asked by Musicmom80 at 5:40 PM on Dec. 9, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • well like you sad find jobs and a house that will fit for your family and try to talk with your kids about the big move thats going to happen. where your moving what it might be like and so on other then that you pack up your stuff in moving trucks and you go. lol its always hard to move with children but most kids will adjust ok. being in the car for hours is going to be the hard part lol take lots of breaks to let your kids get out and move around. pack lots of snacks and drinks and things to keep them busy.

    Answer by Jaxsmommy09 at 5:43 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • hhhmmmmm, portable dvd players may be a thought for christmas.

    Comment by Musicmom80 (original poster) at 6:00 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • We moved from state to state every two or three years and to Germany twice when we had three little kids. I have no advice. It will be fine. Stay calm....You just do it. :-)

    Answer by kerp1960 at 6:25 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • Make sure to have the power on when you move in! And jaxmommy is right about the car ride. Lots of stops is a must and you can let your dogs out too :) Find out what school your kids will attend and see if there are any special requirements needed. You will need a new driver's license and vehicle registration fees vary per state. Hope this helps!

    Answer by Averylee85 at 1:48 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • i agree with 1st reply and gl momma!!!

    Answer by san78 at 6:18 AM on Dec. 13, 2010

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