Moving into a new home can be super stressful. Not only do you still have to work and care for the kids and accomplish the daily duties, but you have got to double your workload with unpacking, cleaning, and decorating. Make sure you take the extra steps to ease the burden. It is always well worth it. Don't know what the extra steps are? Here:
If you're not the kind of person who doesn't like to plan (like me), who likes to fly by the seat of your pants, then I have some advice for you: Even if you never plan anything again in your life, writing out the steps for this move is going to be well worth your time -- and, when I say plan, I don't just
Once you have an outline completely written out, get a new calendar specifically for the relocation, and fill everything in as a checklist to be completed. This is the best way to make sure that you get everything done on time, and aren't scrambling at the very end. If you don't complete everything you had planned for a certain day, simply add it to another day in the future -- a day that isn't already full. Even if it's a pain to write it all out, the lack of stress later will make this well worth the extra effort.
When is comes time to start packing, do not just throw everything into random boxes and bags; stay organized. Just like writing out your plan, the small amount of extra effort it takes to pack properly always pays off in the long run.
When unpacking the moving van or truck, do not leave bathroom items in the garage and
Plan well, pack right, and walk your happy butt into a new home without feeling like pulling out your hair. This time is meant to be exciting, and by following these steps, you make sure it will be. Enjoy the