The calendar said spring, but Mother Nature disagreed. On the day scheduled to move the tiny house to its new location, snow was falling. The assembled crew paid no mind to the weather and worked through the snowflakes to get the job done.
We assisted in moving this tiny house before so we were familiar with the process that lay ahead. A tiny house has special considerations like connections for water and electricity,
For many seniors, downsizing is a very sensitive topic. Imagine having to let go of many of the belongings that [...]
Teens in particular will have a tougher time saying goodbye. It’s understandable, since they’ve built a network for themselves that they now have to leave. Sure, they can stay in touch online, but as they realize, it won’t be the same.
One of the best ways to help your teen adjust to the prospect of moving, especially if they’ll no longer be in short driving distance, is to help them say goodbye.
- It’s important that your teen has a chance to say goodbye to the special people in her life.
It’s been said that moving is the third most stressful life event, behind death and divorce.
That’s quite a powerful statement!
So imagine how a teen, who’s already on an emotional rollercoaster, will possibly feel at the thought of moving on from friends and home.
Helping your teen navigate through these tough emotions can be tricky, but it can also be life-changing in a good way, for all.
Here are ways to help your teen:
- Explain everything and let your teen know that you want their opinion on the next home.
Most likely, you’ve got quite a number of real estate agents in your town. How do you choose and what are the criteria?
- For starters, get recommendations from friends or others who have recently moved in your town. Are they friends with these agents or have they worked with them?
- When you make the phone calls to arrange the interviews, what was your initial feeling when speaking with each agent?