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Games People Play While Long Distance Moving






When you decided to drive and create a cross-country road trip around your long distance move, you didn’t realize you may get bored.  Listening to the radio, watching the same DVDs on an endless loop and observing your family ignoring each other by focusing on their phones and other electronic devices gets old and doesn’t […]






How to Move Your Elderly Parent






Maybe you saw it coming or it hit you like a ton of bricks – your parent is growing old and role reversal is beginning.  The time has come when your parent needs to move out of their “forever” home and start their next life chapter by either moving in with you or into a […]






How to Move During Major Holidays






When you decide to move, you never know when your actual moving day will be.  If you’re selling a home, it could be snatched up by a buyer within a month or take over a year to find the right person.  Unexpectedly, you could end up moving around a major holiday or celebratory event like […]






When Long-Distance Moving Interferes with Family Life






Sometimes, circumstances dictate when the whole family can move together.  Maybe your spouse transferred jobs, but you haven’t yet sold the house or you want the kids to finish the school year before the moving company moves everything to your new home.  Maybe you are embarking on a long-distance romance until you decide where you […]






Why You Should and Shouldn’t Tip Your Movers






Tipping remains a very personal choice dictated by many factors including service given, monetary concerns and particular preferences guided by your upbringing and experience.  Since moving is not as common as getting a haircut, you may not even realize that tipping your movers is a thing.  Depending on how the move goes determines if tipping […]






Moving Tips – How to Get Rid of Hard to Throw Away Items






When you get into the groove of decluttering, the sorting routine becomes monotonous and robotic.  Trash, treasure, donate – repeat.  Suddenly, though, you’re stopped in your tracks by something you just don’t know how to classify.  You don’t want to keep it, no one would want it, the moving company cannot haul it on the […]






Moving Tips: Finding a New Gym






Unless you want to break your back handling the movers’ job, you’re not working out until you find a new gym.  Searching for the ideal gym is a very personal decision, and you should look for one before moving out of your current home, so you don’t lose your momentum.  It’s a lot easier if […]






How to Move Back in With Your Parents






Moving back home with your parents does not carry the stigma it once did.  Although it may feel like you’re giving up and not growing up, erase the negativity.  If you’re smart about the move and keep the lines of communication open with them, you’ll be surprised how good the living arrangements can be for […]






What NOT to Post on Social Media About Your Move






Living an online life is the norm for most people today.  Taking care of business online, staying connected to distant friends and family – even reading this moving blog – brings so much convenience and contentment that why would we ever look back?  When you’re moving, however, do you really want every detail of your […]






How to De-stress During the Moving Process






One of the most stressful times in your life has to be when you move.  There are so many details to remember, so much money spent and too many decisions to make.  Since where you live determines how your life will be and how you conduct yourself, it can take a toll on even the […]