Mind Your Kids in Your Relocation
You are very busy to brace yourself while relocating. But keep time for your kids too. Often a relocation affects the kids in many ways. They already created a comfort zone in your old location. Now, again your kids have to adjust in the new address. They are getting detached from their old play zone, old friends. May also they have to change their schools. It is not an easy task for them. Every time kids are in mental stress. Something can be done to help them in such a situation.
Start telling them about the relocation long ago. Show them what the good things they will get in the new address. Tell it repeatedly. Assure fun for the kids there. Sometimes you may take them in the new location with you. It will give them a picture in their mind. They will also start dreaming to set in the new area.
Clear them the reason for such change. Many parents hide it from the kids. They think if they know the reason it will be stress. But it is not like that. Rather they will involve themselves in the relocation and enjoy it. Guide them to pack their toys, books and other of their own. Also, label their boxes. Show your caring attitude for them. If they have to change the school inspire the kids for the new school.
You can also arrange a farewell party with close friends of your kids. This will also boost them up and reduce the unhappiness of parting old friends. Sometimes go for a family outing. Enjoy a whole day and share your planning with the kids. They are smart enough to add some idea in your thoughts.
Thus, always better to involve your kids in the relocation job. Don't think that they will be unhappy if they know the reasons.