Preparing Your Child for a Big Move (Book Giveaway!)

I love the ideas posted here. It’s not just about moving, but ANY stage/transition in your child’s life.

1. Welcoming a new sibling
2. Potty Training
3. Bed time routine
4. Starting daycare/preschool

The Science of Mom

So, we’re moving this summer. At least, we think we are. The deal isn’t done yet, and we’re not even sure of our exact closing date, which is maddening. But probably, by the end of the summer, our little family will move to our first-ever, very-own home, just about a mile away from our current rental.

Talking about a move with Cee has been interesting. She’s been coming to look at houses with us from the beginning, starting in February. We struggled to explain to her why we were spending so much time dragging her through empty houses. We talked about moving to a new house, and she just looked confused. “Why, Mama?” Why, indeed, would we want to leave the only home she likely remembers? (We moved from Arizona to Oregon when she was 7 months.) What could be better than this house, the place of warm memories…

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