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Moving Tips


MOVING WITH KIDSA woman and child unpack boxes in a new home

  • Do not wait to inform your children, tell them as soon as possible
  • Answer all their questions about the move
  • Be positive and upbeat about the move
  • Let your children help with the move
  • Explain where you are moving and why
  • Give your children the benefits of moving
  • Let them know their life will not change so much
  • Moving in Downriver, Southeastern Michigan
  • Moving pets in southeastern Michigan
  • Make sure your pet is wearing identification
  • Call vet and get copies of medical information
  • After the move, give your pet time to adjust to their new surroundings, do not let them roam freely
  • If your pet has IDimplant, update contact information
  • Don’t change pet’s regular routine
        MOVING “TO DO” LIST 
  • Call Utility Company
  • Call Cable or Internet Company
  • Call Phone Company
  • Complete Postal Change of Address Form
  • Call Cell Phone Company of address change
  • Notify Bank and Credit Card Companies
  • Notify Magazines of Change of Address
  • Hire a moving company
  • Copies of children school records
  • Copies of medical records
  • Referral from your doctor for a new doctor
  • Update your Insurance Policies (home, auto, etc.)
  • Call to cancel newspapers
  • Call to cancel home security companies
  • Call change of address for credit cards
  • Send out change of address info to family and friends
  • Moving in Southeastern Michigan, Downriver