Moving can be nerve wracking and it can become even more so if one has to move to another state. Stress and separation anxiety can also arise especially when kids are involved and they have to be moved away from familiar places such as their school, church and even friends. One of the ways that you can make the move less stressful is to plan the move. 2 to 3 months prior to the move date you have set for yourself, begin implementing the plan you have in place. The first thing movers would do is assess your belongings, and you should do the same. Go through everything you own and get rid of the things you think should not move with you. De-clutter as much as possible. Hold a garage sale or donate furniture and various items that are in good condition but are not in use. During this time, begin to look around for reputable movers Houston. Procrastinating to the last minute can lead to inconveniences that you do not need and can definitely hike your stress levels. You may also not have time to vet the movers, which can lead to you settling on a company that is not suitable for you. The movers you select should be insured, licensed, and bonded. They should also be experienced at what they do and offer you top notch service. One month to the moving date, begin packing. The items that you can do without for a month should be the first ones to go in the box. Because packing up the home can be quite daunting, do not try to do it all at once. You have to take your time and eat the elephant one bite at a time. Figure out how much you need to do from day to day and leave out time to spend with your family. Breaking down the work of packing into bite sizes will make it easier for you and your family to handle. Movers often advise that with 2 weeks to the move you should be making that final push to change addresses and any subscriptions you may have. Pack up the things you can do without for the next 2 weeks as well. In the last few days begin to pack up the last remaining boxes and unplug your appliances. The only things that should not be packed up at this stage should be the essentials that you must have. Call your movers Houston to make any last minute arrangements and solidify the date of the move. With this done you can expect to have a much easier move than if you try to do it all at once or at the last minute. Movers will tell you that planning the move and beginning your packing early enough will make moving easier and less stressful. This article shows you how.