A Parent’s Guide to Moving Schools

Moving + Kids = New Schools. I’m no math teacher, but that equation seems pretty darn accurate to me.

When you’re moving with kids, chances are your kids are going to have to MOVE SCHOOLS. This transition will look very different for each individual child; some may take the move pretty hard and others may be excited to start fresh at a new school. Regardless of how your student will take the transition, it’s important for you to do your homework. Yes, you have homework!!Screen Shot 2015-02-18 at 6.56.28 PM Continue reading


7 Tips to Prepare Your Kids for a Move

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The process of uprooting your family to move is an exciting time, but it can also be a stressful one. For children, these exciting, stressful, overwhelming emotions can be magnified and the process of moving can become a traumatic one if parents do not make a conscious effort to prepare their kids for the big move.

During this transition time, it is important for parents to give their children the support they need in order to make the move a positive time for the kiddos. Here are a few things to keep in mind throughout the process. Continue reading


A Valentine for My Spouse House

Show Some Love to Your Home this Valentine’s Day

Show Some Love To Your Home This Valentine's Day

On this Valentine’s Day I’d like to join millions of other men and women in publicly professing my love for my house. Really. I mean it. I am one lucky duck. I have a wonderful, warm, fun-loving house. I can’t imagine my life without it.

We’ve been together since August of last year. I know, that’s not a real long time. And to be frank, it hasn’t been perfect. But relationships never are.

I was in kind of a hurry to find a house last summer.

I’d rather not get into all the intimate details but suffice to say I knew that if I waited too long all the good ones would be off the market. How nice it is then to live in the Internet age, where all I have to do is go online and search around for my perfect match. Continue reading


Our Top 12 Neutral Paint Colors

Remember when Jerry got new cabinets? Too many decisions can fry your brain! Don’t let that stop you from making the important calls on the design of your home.

When you’re moving into a new home, you probably have a billion paint colors on your mind. There’s just nothing better than sprucing up your new place with a fresh coat of paint, but picking the exact shade you want can be a bit of a doozy, and we’re guessing most people find it overwhelming. Don’t pull a Jerry and let someone else decide – you might end up hating it. Let us help you narrow down your choices to a manageable few.

(If you’re painting so you can move out…)
Moving 101

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