Moving house with Children

Moving in Perth is challenging but moving house when you have children is especially tough. Kids will have to get used to new friends, a new home and sometimes a new school. For some kids it can be incredibly unnerving.


If you are moving with your children, you need to take special care to make sure they are comfortable with the change.


  • Tell them as soon as possible – Break it to your kids as soon as you can, so they aren’t surprised when it’s time to move. Don’t wait until the last minute to tell them.
  • Let them help – If you haven’t already found a new house, bring your kids with you to “help” pick one out. If you’ve already selected a home then let them choose their room.
  • Explain what to expect – Talk to your kids in as much as possible about the new suburb, school, shops and parks. The more they know, the less stressed they’ll be.
  • Move at a good time – If possible move on a date that will give your children a few weeks to get acquainted with your new home and surroundings before they start school, such as during the summer or winter break.

Moving House Day

Kids are likely to be quite emotional on moving day and you won’t exactly be in the right mindset to deal with them. It’s best to plan ahead and talk to your children about what needs to be done on moving day.

If you have very young children (under six), it might be worth leaving them in the care of friends or family. Moving heavy items can be dangerous and you don’t want your children getting in the way.

If your children are a little older you might try to involve them in the moving process. Moving house is a big job and one that can involve the whole family so give them a few little jobs to do. As stressful as moving can be it is also an exciting day and kids will love taking that little bit of responsibility.

If you’re moving or thinking about moving house in Perth, contact 2 Easy Removals for all the information you’ll need to get moving!

  • Cleaning your new rental

    If you rent a house in Perth then you’ll know only too well the challenges that come with moving house. Not only do you have to contend with the move […]

    read more
  • 5 Things to Consider When Moving Your Fridge

    Moving household appliances is an intricate affair. Most of the household electrical appliances are very expensive and they should be handled with a lot of care. The fridge is considered as […]

    read more
  • Charity Store Donations

    Charity Store Donations Whether you’re moving house or office, now is the perfect time to assess your belongings and decide what’s worth keeping and what’s worth giving away. And let’s […]

    read more
  • Moving Your Appliances

    Moving Your Applicances 2 Easy Removals are the perfect team to turn to during your time of moving and packing. And, whilst we endeavour to do everything possible to make […]

    read more
  • What to look for in a Perth Removalist Company

    If there’s one thing for certain it’s that change is a constant. We’re always looking for ways to keep life ‘interesting’ and that can come in the form of a [...]

    read more
Get a quote now