Filled with excitement after receiving a huge promotion, you race home to tell your family that you will be moving to a new state full of wonder and opportunity! Instead of squeals of delight you are met with terror stricken faces, tears and a lot of yelling. Confused and bewildered, you wonder “what went wrong?!”
Think of it this way; if the thought of packing up all of your belongings and moving them across the country to a place where you will have to start your life all over fills you with anxiety, imagine what your children might feel when they hear the news. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help prevent this disastrous scene and make the moving processes easier on kids.