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How can I make moving easy for them?

We will be moving in exactly 2 weeks. How can I make the transition easy for our children (4 and 1). My 1 year old will have issues with having her own room. My four year old will love having his own room. I am planning on getting their rooms set up first so they have their familiar stuff around, but any other ideas would be great!


Asked by other_mother at 1:32 PM on Apr. 15, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Kids are more resilient than you think. They are young enough that I think they will do much better than you are expecting. Now, if they were older, transition would be a little different.

    Answer by specialwingz at 1:41 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • I think at that age as long as they have all the same things and people around them they make that transistion easily. Just my personal experience and opinion.

    Answer by meooma at 1:44 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Let them pick out new bedding. Let them have a say in decorating their new rooms.

    Answer by 1smartcookie at 1:59 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • At those ages I really wouldn't worry too much- make sure if they ahve a favorite toy. bear. pillow or blanket that you keep those out for them so they have them- otherwise it should be fine. Trust me- I've moved like 35 times...
    It gets harder on them as the get older

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 2:43 PM on Apr. 15, 2011