7 Tips for Moving into a College Dorm Room

college moving tipsIt’s August, and that means that many parents & students have BACK TO SCHOOL on the mind. If you’re heading off to college for the first time, then we’re guessing you’re pretty psyched to get the year underway. But before classes begin, you’ll need to get your dorm room in tip-top shape and no one wants to start things off with a chaotic, moving day!

Don’t worry, we’re here to help! Consider yourself enrolled in Dorm Room Moving 101. Continue reading

 

Mother’s Day Moving Advice From The Experts: Moms!

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Everyone knows “the call”. You know, that one you make when there is a crisis and there’s only one person who seems to have the magical power to simultaneously calm you down while averting the issue.

When you get off of the phone you immediately realize that you were overreacting and that everything is going to be all right…thanks to this much needed pep talk from your biggest cheerleader.

So who are these special people that have secret powers to make everything better with one simple phone call?

Moms!

Yes, those everyday superheroes who swoop in with a split second notice and make everything better again. How do they do it?! We may never know their secrets, but we do know that these amazing women around the WORLD seem to have the answer for everything. Continue reading

 

7 Tips to Prepare Your Kids for a Move

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The process of uprooting your family to move is an exciting time, but it can also be a stressful one. For children, these exciting, stressful, overwhelming emotions can be magnified and the process of moving can become a traumatic one if parents do not make a conscious effort to prepare their kids for the big move.

During this transition time, it is important for parents to give their children the support they need in order to make the move a positive time for the kiddos. Here are a few things to keep in mind throughout the process. Continue reading

 

Top 14 Posts of 2014 – The Best Moving Advice and Home Tips on the Web!

The HireAHelper team has had quite the year here on the HireAHelper blog. We’ve covered just about everything you need to know when it comes to moving…from purging, to organizing, to cleaning, to packing, to decorating. Heck, if you’re an avid reader then you just might be a moving expert by now.

In honor of such a successful year of blogging, we decided it would be fun to highlight the Top 14 Posts of 2014 (in no particular order…)

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How to Survive Temporary Housing

Picture this. Your lease is up on your apartment, and you’re getting the boot next month. But, you have no idea where you’re going to live next and want to spend some time finding the perfect new home. So you turn to your friends, your family, or even a local hotel for a place to stay during this “in-between homes” time. This does sound like a stressful scenario, but it is also a very common situation for many people. We totally get it…you don’t want to rush into a new lease without checking out all of your options, so now you’re stuck in limbo.

This transitional period can be really tough on a mover. It’s one thing to move all of your stuff from your current home to your next home, but what do you do when you’re stuck in moving purgatory? We don’t have all of the answers, but we do want to make things a teeny tiny bit easier on you. So here are our tips on how to survive temporary housing.How to Survive Temporary Housing

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