Moving Guides

Kids & Pets

Moving isn’t just about moving your stuff. Moving with children and pets, often together, brings all sorts of challenges you need to plan for. From how to move your cats to tips for keeping your kids entertained and out of the way, you’ll find answers from our experts.

The Best Pet Beds and Accessories According to the MYMOVE Pets

There’s a reason they call it a “cat nap.” Cats sleep an astonishing 15 hours a day, while dogs snooze for a comparatively light 12 hours. With all that time spent in dreamland, we think it’s worth finding a bed that they’ll actually use. To wade through all the pet products out there, we thought […]

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How to Successfully Move With Fish

Moving with fish is different than moving with a cat or dog. Instead of packing up a pet bed, some food, and a few toys, you’ll be moving an entire ecosystem and a large glass box. Whether you’re moving across states or around the block, fish survival is the name of the game.  There are a […]

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State-By-State Guide to Moving with Pets

When you’re busy packing boxes and booking a moving company, reading up on the laws in your new state is probably not anywhere near the top of your to-do list. But when moving with pets, it’s worth taking the time to make sure you aren’t breaking the law. What to know when moving with a […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Moving with Pets

Moving homes, apartments, and even states is a stressful time for everyone involved. And while people often take time to make themselves and their children more comfortable throughout the process, pets are sometimes overlooked even though they experience a lot of anxiety.

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The Complete Guide to Moving With Kids: Tips, Checklists, and More

With the right approach, moving doesn’t have to be a negative experience for your kids. Here are 18 tips that will help make moving with kids a little smoother.

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A Guide to Moving with Children Who Have Autism

Moving becomes a part of our lives at many different stages: When we move away from our parents, relocate for a job opportunity, or find somewhere new to retire. No matter your circumstances, it can be a stressful process. And if you’re moving with a child with autism, it’s especially important to help relieve moving […]

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Create Peace of Mind By Childproofing Your Home

Raising kids is one of life’s greatest joys, but it’s tempered by the apprehension of making sure they are cared for and safe. Bringing children into a new home or space means searching out and addressing potential hazards. After all, injury is the number one killer of children and teens according to the Centers of […]

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The Best Pet Transport Services of 2021

Many times, when making a long-distance move, it simply isn’t practical for your pet to travel with you. Airline restrictions may not work for you and your pet, you might be driving a rental car or truck that prohibits animals, or you may need to stop along the way at hotels that are not pet-friendly. […]

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Ultimate Guide to Moving with Your Cat

Pets are like family: When you move, you’ll have to take them with you. Unfortunately, pets are also like children – you have no idea how they’ll react to the move until it happens. Some cats will handle the move well, while others may not. Even though cats get the reputation for being generally more […]

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Moving with Children: 3 Things to Discuss with Your Child

Moving, under any circumstances, is difficult for everyone in the family. Make sure to sit your little ones down and explain the moving process so they’re prepared for what comes next.

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Moving With a Dog

Moving day is a pretty big deal for your fur baby. It can be stressful and frightening with boxes everywhere: lots of chaos, lots of noise…

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5 Tips for Moving With an Infant Without Going Crazy

Oh, what’s that? You have a baby and you’d like to move between homes with your belongings and mind intact? It’s quite a tall order, but it’s not out of the question. If you plan ahead and arm yourself for any possibility on moving day, you can get from one home to the next with […]

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Need a Health Certificate for Dogs When Moving?

So you’re moving to a new home — congrats! Before you make the big move and get yourself and your dog all settled in, it’s important to make sure you’re following the proper guidelines for bringing your dog to the new place, especially if it’s a new state. Chances are you’ll need a health certificate […]

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Tips for Helping Pets Acclimate to a New Home

Moving on up may be exciting for you, but Fido isn’t too sure he’s into it. Pets don’t love change. Stress manifests in pets in a variety of ways: peeing on carpets, barking, and hiding are among the most common. Indoor pets only know a very limited familiar world, and when everything about that world […]

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Tips for Staying Organized with Kids

You can instill in your child a love for organization. Say goodbye to a house filled with chaos and stale cheerios!

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Why You Absolutely Must Microchip Your Pet After Your Move

Would it really be moving day if your pet hadn’t tried to make a run for it while you were loading boxes into the truck? Close call. Luckily, you had yours microchipped when you first brought it home a few years ago. But ‘home’ is in a different location now that you’ve moved. Does this […]

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10 Quiet Dog Breeds for Your First Apartment

Your journey to independence has come to fruition! Now that you have your own apartment, you’re looking for that special roommate–of the…

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How to Keep Your Kids Safe (And Sane) On Moving Day

The stress of moving with children can be overwhelming. But that doesn’t mean you can’t successfully navigate the day as you and your kids move. Stay calm, cool, and collected armed with these ways to prepare your child for the move, downloadable packing checklists, and essential tips on staying sane on the big day. Staying […]

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