CHILDREN AND SAFETY
When children are in an unfamiliar environment, they can easily forget basic safety rules.
The following are always a good reminder:
adult’s hand in crowded areas.
numbers to contact parents at all times.
get help safely if they get lost.
MEDICAL AND SAFETY
It is a fact that moving places additional
stress on individuals and consequently, they
are more vulnerable to accidents or illness,
not to mention unexpected flare-ups of
chronic health conditions. If an emergency
occurs, every second counts; therefore, as a
precaution, locate hospitals, pharmacies and
physicians that will meet your family’s needs
before an emergency arises.
Learn the procedures, telephone numbers
and access codes for emergency care and
always carry medical identification with
you. Also, in an emergency, you may forget
your new telephone number and/or address
so before an emergency arises, program
them into your cell phone and place written
notes near each telephone in your home, as
well as basic directions to your residence.
Directions will not only be useful for family
members in the early days at your new
home, but they will also assist babysitters
and visiting relatives.
EMBRACE THE MOVE
Whether or not you have children, or you
are married, single or retired, relocating to
a new community can ultimately become
a wonderful and enriching experience. The
suggestions in this article have worked for
many relocating families, and they can also
help your family become comfortable in
your new home.
As an aside, when people learn that I’ve
moved 19 times, the response is often “What
place did you like best?” My answer is
always the same: “Where my family was.” I
wish you all the best!
Books by Beverly D. Roman
provide cost-effective and
practical relocation advice
for the entire family.
Proven relocation techniques
for adults, teens, preteens
and young children.
Valuable resources, checklists,
safety advice and much more!
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About the Author | Beverly D. Roman founded BR Anchor Publishing in 1990 and has written more than 30
international and domestic relocation books. Two of her books won the Employee Relocation Council’s Achievement
Award for Special Purpose Programs. Her international newsletter has supported corporations and the military in over
140 countries for more than18 years. Beverly served from 2002-2004 as founding chairperson for Families in Global
Transition, Inc. (FIGT) an organization that focuses on the most critical issues associated with international cultural
transitions. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org, 904.641.1140 or visit www.branchor.com.