If you've just closed the deal on your dream home, you're probably tingling with anticipation to settle into your new residence -- but are your pets as ready for the transition as you are? Even a simple local move can prove unsettling, confusing, frightening or downright dangerous for your beloved companions if you just throw them into their new abode. To muddy the waters further, some pets have specific issues that must be dealt with before, during and after a move.
Moving your family and all their possessions across the country can be a difficult, time-consuming task and the worst part involves packing up those rooms of the home that are used every day by the entire family. In most homes, the room that gets the most use is usually the kitchen, where families gather to prepare food, eat and just hang out.
Because this room will need to be in use right up to moving day, it requires a different packing strategy than the other rooms that can be organized and packed well ahead of the moving date.
Many people become overwhelmed when faced with a big relocation. Particularly if you are moving out of the country, it can feel as if you are jumping into the unknown, completely changing your life as you know it. For many, the process of a big move can cause symptoms of depression, as they struggle to cope with the big changes happening in their life. If this is you, then there a few things you can do to get yourself feeling confident again: