Louis Jones December 20, 2023

Moving residences, particularly transitioning schools, poses challenges for children. While adults often prioritize financial concerns and the stress of paperwork during relocation, children focus more on the emotional impact. Feelings of fear, sadness, and even anger can arise in children during a move. Although these reactions are natural, frequent relocations or moves during specific ages may contribute to challenges in school, emotional well-being, and social skills. Parents must carefully consider these factors when preparing their children for a move. The following section explores research on this topic and provides tips to minimize the impact on your family. For additional insights into how moving affects children, consult the accompanying resource.

 

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