Tag: household transitions

Transitions within your home

Although you may not be moving from one home to another, you may need to go through a mini-move within your own living space. A better term to describe this type of moving might be transitioning. There are a variety of housing transitions that can occur throughout our lives. There might be…

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“Moving” Verb or Adjective?

 Mov-ing: verb – to go from one place of residence to another   Mov-ing: adjective – stirring deeply in a way that evokes a strong emotional response   What is the first thing you think about when someone mentions they will be “moving”? Usually it’s the hassle of packing all the boxes, the big moving truck pulling up…

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Leaving your home but taking the memories

When you move into a new living space, it begins as an empty house.  Walls, carpet, and little more.  But somehow over the years it changes into a home. Your home. You live life in it.  You laugh and cry in it.  Your kids grow up in it.  You enjoy…

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When You Have to Move

Planning for a Move Change is hard. We all get into a rhythm in life, and disruption can throw us off balance and increase our stress. Seniors, young children, and those involved in an involuntary move may have a particularly difficult time with the transition. For them, relocation can feel…

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Sleep Zone or Disaster Zone

Organizing Children’s Bedrooms Children’s bedrooms are often some of the smallest rooms in the house, yet we expect the rooms to neatly hold their beds, clothing, books and toys.  Crammed closets, stuffed drawers and overflowing toys are hard for anyone to keep organized, but it is especially difficult for a child…

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Transitions within your home

Although you may not be moving from one home to another, you may need to go through a mini-move within your own living space. A better term to describe this type of moving might be transitioning. There are a variety of housing transitions that can occur throughout our lives. There might be…

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Organize your space for work or learning

We’ve been in stay at home, work from home, distance learning routines for a while. The start of fall is a good opportunity to take a step back and reevaluate if what many of us hastily put in place is working the best it can. As you look at your…

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Selling your home

As the real estate market continues to adjust itself to current economic conditions, it is important for homeowners to adjust how they approach the sale of their home. When choosing a realtor to represent you in the sale of your home, it’s important to find someone you feel comfortable with.  Consider…

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Garage Tune-up

Most garages these days hold much more than just our cars. Some are so full that they can’t even hold a car at all! With so many different purposes for this space, it is often hard to set up and keep organized. Careful planning will help you make this area…

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How can a Senior Move Manager help?

When I share what I do as a Senior Move Manager®, people who have already downsized or been through a move often say, “I wish I had known about move managers before I went through all that!” What exactly does a Senior Move Manager do? Simply put, a Senior Move…

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Conquering your closet

Your closet may be the smallest “room”, yet it contains the most individual items. You want it to function well, with convenient access to items and stress-free use. Here are a few CLOSET tips to tackle the space and help you reach that goal. Clear out – Take everything out of your…

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Consignment sales

Have you been busy making decisions during quarantine? Have you decided that you no longer need some of the items in your home? Do you want to downsize or move? You may be able to sell the things you no longer want. Nowadays, with social distancing, you probably do not…

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Peaceful Bedrooms

Your bedroom is the room where each day begins and ends. Its condition can influence your day and affect your night. A space that feels chaotic or stressful tends to drain energy and create anxiety. An organized and peaceful space has a calming effect.

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