Moving with a baby seems very impossible to do, especially
when there are so many things that need to be done.
If you are moving with a baby, do not worry because almost
one-fifth who moves every year has kids or babies. If you have kids, you need
to understand that change can be scary to kids.
If you have an infant, it will be easier for you because
infants are not really affected with moving as long as you maintain your normal
routine. Toddlers do not fully understand time and changes. Just let them know
that the family is moving soon. They just need to be reassured that you will be
moving with them. For preschoolers and kids who are already going to school,
they are more concerns about moving to a new place, finding their own peers
again to your new home and leaving their peers from your old place or probably
peer from their school. You just have to reassure them that they could still
keep in touch with these people and your new place has a warm community.
If you are moving and you will have a long drive, you need
to prepare something to keep your kids busy during the transit. Make sure to
check your car seat. Prepare some snacks for them. Water bottles to keep you
and your kids hydrated during the transit is needed, so do not forget them.
You also need to prepare their personal things like
disposable diapers, a cooler for your bottled water, blanket, pillow,
pacifiers, their favorite book, toy, baby wipes, first aid kit, pre-moistened
towels, and collapsible stroller for easy transportation when you get to your
These are few reminders that could actually make a big
difference in your move with a baby. Good luck!