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How To Deal With Your Kid’s Schooling On Moving Day

How To Deal With Your Kid’s Schooling On Moving Day
How To Deal With Your Kid’s Schooling On Moving Day

Dealing With Your Kid’s Schooling On Moving Day

There is a lot to put into consideration when you are moving. Among the factors to put into consideration is the schooling of your young ones on moving day. You are to move as a family but again, they need to learn at school. The following are some tips on how to deal with your kid’s schooling on moving day:

Mentally prepare your kids

No matter how old they are, you should always strive to inform your kids about major events. Let them know about the move in advance and help them understand what to expect. Even after that, remind them on the moving day that it’s D-day. Urge them to stay focused in school and do their assignments as usual.

Inform the school’s administration about your move

It is good to inform the school’s administration about your move and the change of address. This information is very useful especially if your child is usually dropped off by the bus. Alternatively, if you are the one to pick them, you may request their teacher to keep an eye on them till you get to the school. In a situation whereby you may be moving to a distant location and may have probably made the decisions to change schools, you can inform the school’s administration about this and agree on whether it would be necessary to have your children report to school on moving day.

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Plan for fun activities and home work time

Moving to the new home and settling in may take a while. You may need to give the movers sufficient time to get everything in order. In case the move will not have been completed by the time the children are back from school, have them distracted for a while as you wait for the moving job to be completed. You can plan to pass by the library so that they may do their assignments for the day and thereafter, pass by an entertainment spot so that they may play and eat. Afterwards, you can head to your new home and settle easily.

Make schooling a priority

Even if you are making a local move and will not necessarily have to change schools, you should make their schooling a priority on moving day. Drop them off to school in good time and let them concentrate in learning as you handle the move.

Moving affects each member of the family in different and unique ways, be it positively or negatively. Your kids are part of your family. Therefore, you need to put their feelings into consideration and allow them to express themselves. You should also give them the chance to continue with school, just like any other day so that they do not miss out on any important tests or lessons. Plan your move well putting into consideration all these factors.

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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. 

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