Resources for Kids Who Move

Blog C-1  Resources for Parents of Kids Who Move

Do 50% of us really move every five years?

Please let me know about other good resources about the topic of children who move.

I.   Advice for Parents Who Move:

“Statistics tell us that about 50% of us move every five years. If that move entails a change of school for your child, then chances are you can expect a few bumps along the way.  For adults, moving to a new neighborhood or city can be exciting… But for kids, moving often means leaving behind the security of their school and friends…”

“Moving to a new location can sure disrupt your life!  For any family this can be a time of chaos… For a family with a child who has special needs, the confusion can be particularly stressful…”

II. American Organizations for Families Who Move:

“The Neighborhood Watch Program draws upon the compassion of average citizens, asking them to lend their neighbors a hand… The goal of this site is to provide information, technical support and resources to local law enforcement agencies and citizens.”

“Welcome Wagon is the world’s largest welcoming service to the new homeowner with a variety of products, designed to help our customers – our partners – build their businesses.  Each year, we reach out to millions of new homeowners with our flagship product, the Welcome Wagon Gift Book … Our mode of delivery may be different than before, but our mission is still the same today as in 1928…”

III. Information for Families Who Move:

May 25 2008     “… This New York City Neighborhood Guide for Families brings together the many talented neighborhood and parent bloggers of NYC to share their insider view of living and playing in New York with kids. Whether you are looking to move to a new hood, or just looking to explore the different areas of the city, this Neighborhood Guide will give you a taste of the best of the neighborhoods of New York for families.”

“… This booklet has been developed to help you locate the formal parenting education resources near you. It also lists the early care and education centers, and public schools serving young children located in Hartford’s neighborhoods…”

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