After the Boxes Are Unpacked
An essential relocation guide refreshed and updated for today’s movers.
More than 34 million Americans move each year, and studies show it can be one of the heaviest strains on a marriage. For women especially, relocating can be a traumatic event. With true stories, ingenious insights, and helpful hints, this great book makes transitioning smoother so women can get on with their lives. Those who are moving will find this valuable book as important as packing tape. Divided into three sections, After the Boxes are Unpacked helps recent movers focus on letting go of their past, starting over, and moving ahead. Topics include the following:How to manage the emotional stress of leaving family and friendsHow to support your spouse through a relocationHow to build new relationships in a new cityHow to help children adjust to new surroundings and make friendsHow to find a new church homeHow to navigate financial challenges related to movingHow to discover God’s will for you and your family in a new cityThis evergreen book has been a staple for movers for 20 years and has been extensively refreshed with additional content for today’s movers.
“Susan is doing a tremendous job of helping women deal with the trauma of transition. This resource will help anyone who wants to move ahead in a healthy way after they’ve experienced a move. I highly recommend this book.” —John Trent, PhD, President of StrongFamilies.com
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From Grits to Guacamole
Cherish or Cling?
The Stress of Moving
A Ding or a Nick?
Have Suitcase Will Move
Remove Your Luggage Tags
Borrow an Egg
Come Full Circle After a Move
Back in the Saddle Again
A Move in the Right Direction
The New Reality
A Military PCS Means MOVE
Uprooted by Other Life Changes
Create a New Nest
Bloom Where You Are
A Place in Your Heart Called†Loneliness
Nobody Knows My Name
Have I Told You Lately That†I†Love†You?
Roots and Wings
From the Beginning†††
Additional Tips from Women Who Have Moved
The NittyGritty of Getting Settled
About Just Moved Ministry