How To Deal With Post-Moving Fatigue In Children

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How To Deal With Post-Moving Fatigue In Children
How To Deal With Post-Moving Fatigue In Children

Dealing With Post-Moving Fatigue In Children

Moving from one place of residence to another is no doubt something that everyone will one day have to do. However, majority of people who move, especially for the first time or without a reliable moving company to help them, find the entire process quite hectic and stressing. If you decide to plan and move all by yourself, the chances are high that you will be extremely exhausted by the time you get to your destination. While hiring a mover to help you with some of the preparations for a move is an ideal decision, it is important to note that children too can be fatigued during the move.

Here are a few recommendations to help you deal with post-moving fatigue in children.

Observe for any symptoms

Because moving is quite an involving process, you may not notice any changes in your children after the move. However, it is important to expect that the children will feel tired and weary after the move. Monitor your kids for any changes in behavior, appetite and level of activity. These are some of the signs to establish whether your kids are suffering from fatigue and if any, call a doctor to check and propose better management approaches.

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Dietary options to deal with fatigue

Here are some important dietary considerations you should make to help your children adjust after a move:

  • Give them plenty of water: Moving over a long distance without water can be a cause of fatigue. On the other hand, even after arrival at the destination, you may find that your kids are still fatigued. Make sure that they get sufficiently hydrated, as the body needs it to remain energetic and to replenish its cells.
  • Avoid caffeine: Do not give your children caffeinated drinks after a move as such drinks only give you temporary energy but do not solve your fatigue problem.
  • Maintain a healthy diet: The body needs a lot of energy to fight the overwhelming state of weariness. However, not every type of food will guarantee you the energy the body needs. As such, it is important to make sure that the kids maintain a healthy eating habit that includes low fat foods, wholegrain foods, vegetables, and fruits. In spite of this, it is advisable to avoid overeating since large meals have a significant negative impact on your body’s energy –they drain it.

Make sure that they get enough sleep

Many people have problems getting sleep even without having moved. Lack of enough sleep or poor quality sleep is a major cause of fatigue. If you move over a long distance, your children have a high probability of suffering from fatigue. You need to ensure that the kids sleep early and wake up at the same time each morning.

It is possible that your children will suffer from fatigue especially after a long distance move. Ensuring that they have enough energy through getting enough sleep, water, and healthy food, is important for them to fight the fatigue.

Joe Webster
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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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