Moving house is always a stress-filled experience, but when you add kids to that equation, those stress levels are almost guaranteed to reach boiling point. Throw in a little long-distance for good measure, and there’s no way that you can avoid adding untold tension to the mix. However, stress avoidance is no reason to put off a move like this if you’re certain that it’s the best thing for your family. That driving force obviously doesn’t mean that this will all be plain sailing, but you can at least negate the worries that a move like this typically entails by avoiding the following mistakes leading up to, and on, moving day.
When you first move into your home, you spend a whole lot of time getting it up to scratch. You’ll invest in all sorts of different areas to make sure space looks and feels as you want it to. But over time, you may find that these efforts slow down or stop completely. You get caught up in the routine of day-to-day life and your home becomes a little neglected. As time passes further, you may begin to feel uncomfortable in your living space, or even embarrassed to bring people into it. This is when you need to start focusing on home improvement. Your home should be a comfortable safe haven where you can head back after a long day and kick up your feet to relax. It’s a space you should be able to enjoy with your kids, creating happy memories and bonding together in a happy environment. It’s where you should be able to entertain friends and family. Now, after the past year and a half, where we’ve been spending more time at home than ever due to the pandemic, chances are, you already have some ideas that will make this space you’re spending so much time in much nicer. But here are some more suggestions to help you along the way!