Stacks of books

What’s The Best Way to Pack Books For a Move?

There are a few predicaments all book lovers can relate to.  One: the overwhelming desire to buy or borrow new books when you already have a huge to-read list at home. Two: hours at a time vanishing when you don’t realize how long you’ve been reading. Three: cursing your book-buying… Continue reading.

Smiling little girl playing inside an open cardboard box. How to get your kids invested in your move

How to Get Your Kids Invested in Your Move

Moving is hard on everyone in your family. You have to worry about budgets, timelines, hiring movers, and packing a house. Your pets have to worry about being in their kennel for the move, new smells, and a new neighborhood. Your kids have to worry about their entire lives changing… Continue reading.

Woman in an airport getting ready to leave on a big trip

5 Ways to Make a Big Trip Easier

Imagine this scenario: you’re moving across the country. You’ve spent months getting everything organized. You made a budget and successfully followed it. You hired the best moving company to help pack and transport your possessions. You’ve done it all right. Then, the week before your big day, you wake up… Continue reading.

Family happily laying on the floor of their new home shortly after moving in from out-of-state

How Do I Get My Family Invested In Our Out-of-State Move?

An out-of-state move is no easy feat, and it becomes even more daunting when you’re moving an entire family. Whether you’re moving out-of-state for work, school, family or another reason, there’s always a lot of work involved. Work that can be daunting and stressful. Despite the stress, however, moving out-of-state… Continue reading.

Mover struggling with oversized box in front of moving truck

How to Prepare For the Unexpected During a Move

Murphy’s Law states that, “If something can go wrong, it will.” Murphy’s Law of Moving states that, “If something unexpected and stressful can happen during your move, it’s going to.” Whether it’s financial, logistical, or otherwise, the unexpected is never good during an already stressful move. If you’re wondering how… Continue reading.

Mover calculating moving budget using a calculator

How Do I Create a Successful Moving Budget?

Moving costs are a lot like rabbits. If you don’t know what you’re doing, they seem manageable. But, like rabbits, even when they seem manageable, they have a surprising way of multiplying surprisingly quickly. It’s easy to underestimate what a move will cost you. The best way to make sure that… Continue reading.

A family moving into their new home, every person with a box to carry

Why is Moving a Family So Difficult?

Moving an entire family is a huge undertaking. You have to worry about keeping everything together, managing the children and adjusting to your new home. More than most, family moves require organization, communication, and planning. Keep everyone on the same page, and you’ll pull off your move without a hitch…. Continue reading.