Moving with kids: avoid the moving day blues

Written by Katie Peterson In movies, it always seems like moving is just about the worst news a kid can hear. Boxes are packed, the sad music plays, and it starts raining just as the car pulls out of the driveway, right past the “sold” sign in the front yard. But moving with kids does … Continue reading Moving with kids: avoid the moving day blues

5 tips for settling into a new town

May is National Moving Month and at mortgages.com, we talk a lot about what goes into moving including finding the right realtor, house hunting, and negotiating. But what happens when you’ve done this and you realize your new town is quite different from where you used to live? Like, really different. Don’t let homesickness set … Continue reading 5 tips for settling into a new town

Planning a move with kids? 5 ideas to turn packing into a game

Guest blog written by Marlena Stoddard Moving is a grueling process, especially when little ones are involved. Abrupt changes might make them feel unsettled, so it’s important to create a seamless transition. To accomplish a smooth shift, simply transform packing into a series of engaging games. You and your kids will remember moving as a fun … Continue reading Planning a move with kids? 5 ideas to turn packing into a game

How to move with kids and make lasting memories

Written by Claire Schneider Sure, we all know moving is no cakewalk, but for kids, the emotional toll could potentially run deeper. For most children, moving means leaving perhaps the only home they've ever known. Whether moving out of state or just around the block, children and adolescents typically exhibit signs of resistance at the … Continue reading How to move with kids and make lasting memories