moving children

Showing a House

Showing a House

You want to see a sweet young mom turn into a raving manic? Or, a successful business man be reduced to a puddle of worry? Try listing and selling a house. A darling mama of two can overnight turn into the female version of the Hulk as she barks orders for children to clean their […]

A Kid’s View of Moving

At some point in everyone’s life, there comes an important event: Moving. At first you walk through your new house (sometimes look at pictures online), tell the news to family and friends, and then slowly watch all your things being packed in boxes and loaded into the truck. Sometimes it’s five minutes away, sometimes your […]

Ten Steps to have Your House Ready for a Quick Showing

You’ve just settled into your easy chair with your first cup of coffee in you hand and the morning news blaring in the background. Ah.. a relaxing day. Then your cell phone rings. “Hi, it’s Showing Central. We’d like to schedule you home for a showing in thirty minutes. May I make the appointment?” You […]

The Secret to Good Packing for Your Move

Readers: I’d love to have you as a regular reader. Please sign up for my blog on the right side of the page. ################### This week’s blog is from a moving company in the U.K. It is written about a move from London to Oslo but you will appreciate the helpful information. Packing is packing […]

Moving is More Than Unpacking

Guest Blog by Ginger Harrington No move is complete without a little…actually A LOT… of unpacking. The moving truck arrives and the boxes start coming off. The inventory is checked… and the unpacking begins! And Life Goes on… Now we all know that moving is more than unpacking. It is just not that simple–just not […]

A Game Plan for Moving Your Family

A Game Plan for Moving Your Family

One of my writer friends, Teena Stewart,has graciously offered to share her thoughts on moving. A busy lady, she and her husband run a coffee house/church for those disenfranchised from the traditional church. In addition, she has several books out. Please check them out on Amazon.com   ***** My husband is a pastor so we have […]

Helping Your Daughter Find Friends

Helping Your Daughter Find Friends

Have you ever seen a teenage girl alone? It’s rare as a coconut cream pie at a Weight Watchers picnic.  Girls this age love to hang out in packs. There’s security in groups and going alone to the mall or the movies hardly ever happens. Having a pile of girlfriends is like having a warm […]

Moving the Shy Child

Moving the Shy Child

Nothing upsets an introvert like change. For someone who loves routine and the quiet predictability of life, moving unsettles and robs the introvert person of their solitude and security. It’s even more difficult if you, as a parent have a shy child and find your family in a new address.Your fifth grade daughter hides out […]

Your Last House? Moving in with the Children has a new Meaning.

Your Last House? Moving in with the Children has a new Meaning.

      As our population grows older the building trad becomes creative in helping families take care of their elderly parents. An Australian concept called Granny flats had been around since the ’70’s and now  and is now catching on here. In Seattle the FAB Cab company manufacture is giving families an alternative to […]

How Changing Zip Codes Came to Be

I clicked the button that said, “Send” as a sigh of relief escaped my lips. No looking back now, as the final copy flies through cyberspace to my publisher. No delete key can fix typos, grammatical errors or incoherent thoughts. I think I just leaped off of a fifty foot cliff.

It’s a scary thing to cut up tiny portions of your life and pare your stories with biblical truth. Did I get it right? Will people understand my thoughts? I’m now putting up my experiences for anyone with a pair of reading glasses to scrutinize, critic and evaluate.