I have noticed over the years that children and teenagers are more supportive of a move when you recruit them to be part of the team. Convey that you need their help to sort and separate items the family will bring versus those the family will be disposing. Plan a garage sale and offer to share the earnings with them or have them help in delivering the items to an organization that aids the needy.
Throughout the process of preparing to move, converse on future plans. Keep your children thinking and looking forward. Moving to a new city can have a serious emotional impact on children and teenagers. Watch for signs of anxiety. Camelot has information with professional insights on this subject that we have posted to our website. Check out the information on the following webpage:
Last modified: December 11, 2017