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Four Steps to a Successful Move With Kids

Laura McHolm | Posted 07.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Way before you break out those card board boxes, use these pointers to help your kids get through the moving process. Here are four steps to a successful move with kids: timing, transition, getting the kids involved, and an adjustment period.

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...

Top 6 Apps for Every Renter on the Move

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 07.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

April showers brings May... moving trucks? If you're thinking about relocating, you picked the right time! These apps will help make your transition a breeze (and they might even add some fun along the way)!

5 Ways I Made Connections in My New Community

Risa Sugarman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Risa Sugarman

Change can be scary and unsettling but my family made it through and now we are able to reap the benefits. Some steps happened to me and some I made happen, which is how life goes.

The Sky Is Always Bluer on the Other Side (And It Doesn't Hurt to Be in Italy)

Kat Bern | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

And if I was planning an exotic trip, the expectation of a great time in a foreign country would probably distract me from realizing that I could be spending every day in that state of happiness while at home. Life is a funny thing. You usually keep looking far away for things that you could have right next to you.

How to Avoid 5 Common Moving Mistakes

John Egan | Posted 06.28.2014 | Money
John Egan

It's a safe bet that millions of questions are rattling around the brains of the millions of Americans who are preparing to relocate. Perhaps you're among them. To help put you at ease, here are five common moving mistakes and how to avoid them.

5 Ways to Make Your Move Green

Laura McHolm | Posted 06.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

When you hear the term "green moving," it might invoke images of packing your things in grass and bamboo baskets, or perhaps a VW van with a psychedelic paint job comes to mind?

How To Stay Close When Your BFF Moves Away

Garrett Degraffenreid | Posted 06.08.2014 | Teen
Garrett Degraffenreid

Like a lot of teen fiction novels begin, so does this story. A story about a boy meeting a girl -- a new girl at school on the first day of the eighth grade.

How To Successfully Downsize Without A Family Feud

Rachel Adelson | Posted 06.05.2014 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

People should be tolerant and strive for a balance between those who want to throw out everything and those who need to deliberate over the many decisions involved, relishing family stories and preserving family history.

Top 10 Cities Americans Move to and Move From

Laura McHolm | Posted 06.02.2014 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

In David Letterman fashion, my team at NorthStar Moving recently compiled the "Top Ten Cities Americans Move To" and "Top Ten Cities Americans Move From."Check out the two lists illustrated in our infographic to see if your city makes the cut, good or bad!

How I Finally Learned to Stop Judging Myself

Denise Ullem | Posted 05.26.2014 | Women
Denise Ullem

Each time I come to my mat I am amazed at how long it takes me to join my physical body in the present. And once I am fully present in that stark yoga studio, tears often come.

Moving My Kicking-And-Screaming Elderly Parents 1,600 Miles To Be WIth Me

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 05.21.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Originally I was going to title this 'Kidnapping My Elderly Parents.' I was just desperate enough to try that if I couldn't get them to budge.

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Moving

realtor.com | Posted 05.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

To help your move go smoothly, we offer these 10 common pitfalls we hope you can avoid:

Moving Out Of Your Parent's House: JennxPenn's Survival Guide

Jenn McAllister | Posted 05.18.2014 | Teen
Jenn McAllister

Moving out from your parent's house sounds like a lot of freedom (oh, trust me... it is!), but with that comes a lot of "responsibility." While that word may sound soul-crushing at first, it's a gigantic new chapter in your life.

Downsizing Is Just A 3-Step Program

Rachel Adelson | Posted 05.17.2014 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

Many of us have to acknowledge that we have more than we'll ever use before we can think about paring down what we own. "That realization, that we can live our lives with much less than what we have is the first step in being able to downsize."

So You're Ready for a Baby... Is Your Apartment?

Laura McHolm | Posted 05.07.2014 | Parents
Laura McHolm

Here's a checklist for all you parents, grandparents, godparents, aunts, uncles and friends who have little ones moving about your home.

So Much Stuff

Elissa Kravetz | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Elissa Kravetz

If you've been consistently reading my blogs, you've been part of the intense and ever changing journey that has been my life for the past few years. ...

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 3: Moving Day

Mr. Kate | Posted 05.05.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

When unpacking a house, chances are you're not going to be able to unpack everything in one swoop.

My Mom Just Told Me We're Moving.. Again

Cailin Loesch | Posted 04.24.2014 | Teen
Cailin Loesch

A few weeks ago, my mom once again spoke to me two words that I know all too well: We're moving.

Downsizing? Unclutter Your Feelings First

Rachel Adelson | Posted 04.23.2014 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

"Some items have special sentimental meaning; perhaps they represent unfinished business or an unfulfilled dream of some kind. That can make letting go of certain objects really hard to do."

The Most Common Reasons We Move in America

Laura McHolm | Posted 04.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

How many times have you moved? What were the reasons? Moving is stressful and a ton of work so why do we do it? It turns out we have very good reasons, often big life changes.

Lost and Found

Irene Tanner | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Now that my definition of "home" has a whole new landscape and mindset, I will take some time to reflect on feelings about the events that have transp...

When Characters Relocate in Literature

Dave Astor | Posted 04.09.2014 | Books
Dave Astor

As I prepare to move from a house to an apartment this year (what -- freelance writers don't make hedge-fund salaries?), I've become particularly aware of relocation scenarios in literature. Yes, a major plot device in fiction involves characters going to a new place.

I'm Sex-Positive, and Most People in Chicago Have No Idea What That Means

Eric Barry | Posted 04.08.2014 | Chicago
Eric Barry

Being sex-positive doesn't just inform our own personal relationships. It's an attitude that sexuality, in its many forms, is an innate part of who we are as humans.

Letting Go of Stuff

Katie Lance | Posted 04.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Katie Lance

I was reminded that at the end of the day our stuff -- is just that -- it's just stuff. It's just that so much of our stuff has so much meaning.