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July 18, 2020

Tips from Professional Movers on Relocating to Tulsa as a Single Parent

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to Tulsa is often a demanding undertaking and may be more so for single moms and dads. This is particularly because, in addition to the stress of organizing the move alone, you have to physically and mentally prepare your young children to adjust to a new neighborhood. However, creating a practical strategy on how to go about it will save you a lot of hassle.

Whether you're moving interstate or within the same town, you must know that moving as a single parent possesses its own fair share of challenges. Following we provide a few tips to make it possible for you along with your kids as you embark on checking out new environments.


As a single parent, there is a load of things to think about before you embark on moving. It is then important to prepare and strategize prior to the day of moving comes. In any case, the moving process entails many unforeseen events, which, devoid of adequate planning, could aggravate you.

While in the preparing stage, you ought to make your youngsters core to your plan. Contemplate circumstances that bother them directly, like the dynamics of the new town and also the change to a new school. Creating a decent plan can make the moving process simple and smooth for you and your youngsters.

Engage with your children

Including your kids in your plans to move may help ready them for the impending developments. Based on how old they are, you may even assign some tasks, like packing the cartons and cleaning areas. Whilst they may be nervous and resistant in the beginning, they may be more likely to come around if you speak with them and explain the reasons for the move. As the single parent they look up to, it's healthy to keep truthful, especially on matters which involve your children.

Use professional movers

Because moving with children as a single mom or dad can be very intricate, you can't compromise on the people you employ that will help you move. Hunting for the best moving company in Tulsa beforehand will help you get your finances and budget in order. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to research their capability depending on what previous customers say about them.

Some professional movers in Tulsa provide additional services, like packing and unpacking. If you find it overwhelming to complete these types of duties, you can search for a moving company that can help you with them.

Travel light

Leaving behind the items you no longer need you will save lots of money in moving expenses. It is best to organize your home a month or so prior to moving to make sure you will be able to establish what's worth moving with you and what is not. Remember that the more things you move with, the more the costs and vice versa.

Ask for assistance

Moving is surely an engaging activity and may require all your focus. Therefore, having additional hands to assist in packing and caring for kids can make things a lot easier. Have someone care for your youngsters on moving day so you can focus on being around for the moving company.

Being a single parent shouldn't make you incapable to move to your location of choice. Hiring professional movers in Tulsa, having a plan, and even more importantly, putting your children in the center of the moving process is all you need to relocate conveniently.

If you are planning to move, A-1 Freeman in Tulsa can perform the hard work for you, from storage to logistics and actual moving. Contact us and take advantage of our professional moving services.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
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Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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