Kids are considerably stronger than we give them credit for but there are some situations that can stress them immensely. Changing your home is one of them. London is a big city and if you are coming from a less populated place the shock for your children will be significant. Unfortunately, change is often inevitable so you will have to find the correct way of handling your child’s emotions. The most important thing you always need to remember is that there is nothing stronger than the parent’s love for their little ones. Show your children that you love them every single day, and you will have a great house moving experience.
Change can have a different effect on children depending on their age and personality. It is best to organise a house moving while your kid is still little. Toddlers have a very short attention span and usually don’t get very affected by external factors. This is the perfect moment to relocate.
However be aware of the following symptoms:
These are all signs that your stressed child needs your help and support. Kids can’t always express their emotions correctly and explain what is bothering them. More often they themselves don’t understand what is happening. Moving to a big city such as London, that is so overpopulated and so noisy can confuse your child and can create a filing of uncertainty and depression. During the transition period, it is essential to have parent-child days in which you do things together and enjoy each other company. You need to assure the little ones that they are safe and that they can always talk to you.
After you have finally moved to your new London home, you would want life to continue the way it was back in the old place. Things, however, are a little different now. You need to take into consideration your children’s feelings and the fact that they need time to adapt to their new surroundings. Bear in mind the following:
To make the transition easy and help your kids feel good about changing their home you can do a couple of things:
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