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How to Tell Kids You're Moving Out of State January 4, 2019

Pearl City, Ewa
How to Tell Kids You're Moving Out of State, Ewa, Hawaii

If you have plans to move to a different state, you need to tell your kids as soon as possible. Informing them early will help them prepare for the move and make them feel more included. Here are some tips for telling your children that you’re moving out of the state.

3 Ways to Tell Your Kids You’re Moving Out of the State

1. Choose a Comfortable Environment

Before you announce the big move, gather your kids in an area where they feel comfortable. For example, you could turn off the television and hold the meeting in the living room. Avoid making the announcement in a public place like a restaurant because your kids may feel too nervous to speak up.

2. Allow Your Kids to Express Their Feelings

movingIt’s normal for kids to feel a wide range of emotions after you inform them about the move. If they feel sad or angry initially, let them express that. Tell your kids you are always there to listen to them. Additionally, allow them to ask all the questions they want. 

3. Explain Why You Are Moving

When you discuss relocating with your kids, one of the first questions they’ll likely have is why you’re moving in the first place. Carefully explain why you’ve decided to move, using simple language for younger kids. Whether you’re moving because of a new job opportunity or to be closer to family, explain how it will benefit the entire family. However, be careful not to exaggerate or make promises that you may not be able to keep.

 

If you need assistance during your out-of-state move, turn to the professionals at M. Dyer & Sons in Pearl City, HI. These movers help their clients settle into their new homes as quickly as possible with packing, crating, and storage. Their over 50 years of service has earned them FIDI-FAIM certification. For more information about their moving services, call (808) 456-4200 or visit their website.

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