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More Love Less Clutter: A Guide to Moving in Together

Laura McHolm | Posted 02.10.2017 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

It's sweetheart month and you've found the one! Sure there's music, trumpets and fireworks, but mostly it's just about finding that someone who you wa...

Moving Stories: The Most Common Reasons We Move

Laura McHolm | Posted 01.24.2017 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

What is your moving story? Did you move for a better job, bigger house, marriage, or divorce? Moving is stressful and a ton of work; so why do we do i...

The Art And Science Of Why You Live Where You Live

Loren-Paul Caplin | Posted 09.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Loren-Paul Caplin

The chatter in your head may be the real reason you live where you live. When I first moved from Los Angeles to New York City a few decades ago, I ha...

What I Learned From My Daughter's Move To A New School

Meredith Hale | Posted 09.13.2016 | Parents
Meredith Hale

I know change is a part of life, and ultimately learning to adjust to new developments and meet new people will be good for my daughter. But as a mom, it's hard to see fear and anxiety welling up in my child's eyes.

9 Smart Design Ideas I'd Love To Have At Home

Menorca Chaturvedi | Posted 08.19.2016 | Technology
Menorca Chaturvedi

I am sure this list will keep growing, as and when I come across even more smart ideas.

5 Things To Consider Before Moving To A New Apartment

William Morrow | Posted 08.09.2016 | HuffPost Home
William Morrow

For most of us, moving to a new apartment is a big deal. This means we have to take care of every little detail of this stage of transitioning to an entirely different world. For some, however, moving is just another regular affair.

How I Moved to Italy on My Own (With My Mother)

Alexandra Turney | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel
Alexandra Turney

When I was 22, I moved to Rome on my own. I had fallen in love with the city while on holiday, and had been inspired by meeting a young woman in a hostel. After her marriage ended she'd decided to start a new life in Rome, and she was staying in the hostel until she found a flat, while looking for work as an English teacher. Why shouldn't I do the same?

3 Tips to Keep Important Documents Safe During a Move

Laura McHolm | Posted 06.01.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

What should you do with your birth certificate, social security card, passport, banking documents, will, and all of the other valuable papers? You know better than to pack them up and send them in the moving truck or ship them. But, what is the best way to keep them safe and accessible during your move?

The Truth About Adventure and Finding Yourself

Jazmine Aluma | Posted 04.16.2017 | Healthy Living
Jazmine Aluma

We always think the thing we're searching for is far, far away. We'll find it stomping around barefoot in an Italian fountain or sipping sake under neon lights. The thing we're looking for seems too exotic or romantic to be found in the familiar.

What I Discovered When I Became Best Friends With My Ex

Lauren DePino | Posted 02.08.2017 | Women
Lauren DePino

I met Ross my freshman year in college. Eleven years my senior, he was my philosophy adjunct professor at Temple University in Philadelphia. He was cute, Jewish, and intensely attentive. Just my type.

4 Brilliant Ideas to Save Money When Moving

HomeAdvisor | Posted 10.21.2016 | HuffPost Home

Moving is a hassle, and it can also be extremely expensive -- especially if you own a lot of stuff. Here are some ideas to help save money on your move, so you can put it into new home purchases instead.

What 3,000 Miles Feels Like

Lauren DePino | Posted 10.13.2016 | Women
Lauren DePino

Exactly one month ago, I boarded a one-way flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. It was overbooked. When I waited at the gate, an airline attendant offered me a $500 voucher to not take the flight. I considered it. I've never left home in my life.

The Upside to Renting and Frequent Moves

Samantha Munoz | Posted 09.24.2016 | HuffPost Home
Samantha Munoz

If you have found yourself in a similar situation to me -- you're a renter, you're constantly moving, or a combination of both -- I am here to tell you that there are positives! Here are my three reasons I now love renting and frequent moves.

8 Things Not To Pack When Moving

Laura McHolm | Posted 09.08.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

For medications, speak to your pharmacist, get your prescriptions transferred to your new home and find out how to transport them safely. Don't forget your pet's medications too. Talk to your vet and get those records and prescriptions transferred to your new home.

How Downsizing Is Actually Making Our Lives Bigger

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 06.08.2016 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Our house is sold, and we've bought another. In the next few weeks I will pack, sort, store and toss 24 years of living. Fortunately I've always been good at purging, so much of the work has been done already. But still.

10 Ways To Get Organized And Stay Sane Before A Move

Houzz | Posted 06.05.2016 | HuffPost Home

Whether you are going across town or across the country, moving an entire household can bring on meltdowns, even among the best of us. But by beginning the planning process as soon as you know you will be moving, you can minimize stress and increase the likelihood that everything will go smoothly on moving day and afterward.

Dear L.A - It's Over!

David Wygant | Posted 06.03.2016 | Los Angeles
David Wygant

Your urban sprawl is starting to get to me. Your lack of traffic management is getting on my nerves. The price of gas in Los Angeles is really starting to irritate me. Why do I need to spend $1.40 more a gallon than the rest of the country?

Moving this Summer? Donate Your Food

Laura McHolm | Posted 05.26.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

While you are packing up all of your belongings, you can also be opening up your spirit of giving. In fact, the act of giving while you move will actually make your move easier.

The Most Moved To and Moved From Cities in 2014

Laura McHolm | Posted 06.17.2015 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Since it's the time big life decisions are made and real estate activity is really kicking off now, my team at NorthStar Moving took a look back at 2014 and compiled the top 10 cities Americans moved to and top 10 cities Americans moved from last year.

What To Do When Your Partner Relocates for Work

Deborah Chalk | Posted 04.26.2015 | Women
Deborah Chalk

I came to see that the martyr way doesn't work. It's a half-life, an apology. I didn't like the way there was a possibility of resentment building over time, like limescale on a kettle.

It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to a House

Megan Morton | Posted 01.04.2015 | Parents
Megan Morton

I wake up extra early today. The sun is just peering above the treeline and the air is already thick and wet with Indiana August. I stretch and pause at the edge of my bed just as I have 2,098 other times in this home. But this time it is different. This time it is the last.

10 Things You Need To Know Before You Move With Pets

Laura McHolm | Posted 10.04.2014 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Moving? Let's be honest, moving is stressful. But, imagine if you can't read, understand all of the chatter around you and all you see is the chaos of boxes, your home in an upheaval and stressed out humans everywhere.

How To Be A Good (Or Better) Neighbor In 5 Easy Steps

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.10.2014 | HuffPost Home

Anyone who's ever moved (which pretty much accounts for all of us) knows one thing to be true: We don't ever want to do it again. There's the bidding ...

My How The Heart Aches When You Downsize

Cathy Chester | Posted 08.17.2014 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

We're getting ready to move from the home we built twenty-one years ago. It's time to downsize, time to begin a new path by stepping forward into the next chapter of our lives. I'm having a hard time with this.

6 Things To Know Before You Even Think About Moving

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 05.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

If we had it our way, moving to a new home would look something like this: Winning the lottery, buying a mansion, and hiring someone to lift up our cu...