Books That Can Help
Buttoned Up Moving.kit, by Alicia Rockmore and Sarah Welch. This great kit takes you through your move from start to finish, with a detailed time line, change-of-address forms, checklists, and stress-relief tips.
Big Ernie's New Home, by Teresa and Whitney Martin. This book acknowledges the sadness and anxiety a young child may feel about moving.
Moving House, by Anne Civardi. The simple pictures and text will help your kids open up about their concerns.
Moving with Kids, by Lori Collins Burgan. A parents' guide that's packed with tips to help make the move less stressful.
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