Moving home is one of the most stressful things you can do, and it’s no easier on your toddler. However, there are a few simple things you can do to help your little one quickly adjust to the new surroundings.
1: If possible, visit the new home a few times before you move and take your toddler along with you. This will help your child to get used to the new place and the idea of moving from one house to another.
2: When it’s time to start packing, ask your toddler to help you pack up her room. This will reassure her that all her toys and favourite things are coming with her. When you arrive at your new home, unpack your toddler’s toys first.
3: Your toddler needs consistency to feel secure, so make sure she has access to all her favourite things as soon as you move. Set up your toddler’s room first – no matter how chaotic the rest of the house seems – and make sure she has access to all the things that offer her comfort, such as her cherished teddy bear or baby comforter.
Our team at SleepyTot wish you luck and happiness in your new home.