Monthly Archive: April 2021

Decluttering and donating items before moving 0

How to Declutter Your Home Before You Move!

Ever since my husband started looking for a job on the East Coast and I knew we would be moving, I started to slowly declutter and slowly go through our home. We decluttered so much! It helped that we happened to paint our bedroom and my son’s bedroom a few months before we decided to look for a new job and move. So, when we went to paint, we also decluttered a little bit. I went through pretty much every room in our house since we started looking for a new job to see what we could get rid of....

Preparing kids for a big move and pack their toys up. 0

How I Prepared My Kids Emotionally for a Cross-Country Move!

We just moved across the country from the West Coast to the East Coast. Yes, that is a huge move for us. When we first thought about moving back in August, I knew that we needed to start preparing my kids with the idea of moving. Especially my oldest who is almost 8. She really does not like change. It is hard on her. I know all children are different, but for my oldest, she really needs time to think about and absorb what is going on to make it less upsetting for her. So, we started preparing the kids...