Cats

Moving With A Cat

3 Things to Know About Moving with A Cat So you’ve decided to move! Your cat will probably be happy about all the new boxes and might be a little anxious too! The changes at home leading up to the move and the new environment can be a little nerve wracking for a cat! Moving with a cat comes with …

Plants

First Day in Your New Home

You moved! Now what? Congratulations, you moved! Your first 24 hours in a new home can really set the tone for your time there. Here’s what to do right off the bat and a few things that you can hold off on doing. First, take pictures… Before you settle in it’s important to take pictures of your new place, especially …

5 Things To Know About Your Long Distance Move

5 Things About Long Distance Moves

You’re making a long distance move! Whether you’re moving to the next state or across the country, a long distance move comes with its own unique set of challenges. It can hard to wrap your mind around the logistics of planning such a large transition  but Blue Whale Moving, Inc. can help walk you through the process and help you …

Downtown Austin

Austin Winter To-Do List

Austin isn’t famous for its Winter weather, but there’s plenty of Austin events to keep you busy! Whether this is your first Winter in Austin, or you’re trying to make the most of your time before moving away, Blue Whale Moving, Inc. has compiled a list of fun events to put on your calendar this season! The Texas Monthly BBQ …

Best Friends

Make Friends in Your Austin Neighborhood

Moving to a new neighborhood in Austin? Blue Whale Moving can help make the packing and moving easy! But once you’ve arranged your furniture, hung your art and rested up it’s time to make new neighborhood buddies! Here are 5 ways to make new friends in Austin! Got a dog? Visit your new dog park! Furry friends can be a …

Stressed Woman

How to Practice Self-Care During A Move

Moving is often cited as one of the most stressful life events, and its important to practice self-care throughout the process! Blue Whale Moving, Inc. wants to take care of you, and your belongings during your move, so we’ve created a list to help you manage your moving stress in a healthy way. Ask for help – Your move is …

Moving in Austin? Let us link you up!

When you move, there’s a lot more to do than just packing up and moving in to your new home. Here at Blue Whale Moving, we want to make the entire moving process as easy as possible for you! We’ve compiled a few links you may find useful when you’re getting a new Austin address! Before you move to your …

kids playing outside

How Moving Affects Your Kids

Changing schools, adjusting to a new home, saying goodbye to friends—it’s a lot to ask from our children, to say the least. A huge body of evidence suggests moving puts a lot of strain on kids’ mental health and development, since the adjustment represents a turbulent time in young lives— just in case you needed to pile on a little …

city skyline

Why Moving To a New City Is So Difficult—and What to Do About It

About to make a cross-country relocation? Brace yourself: it’s not always as simple as packing up your stuff and driving away. Moving to a new city means saying goodbye—at least temporarily—to friendships and familiar places, and that can take a mental toll if you’re not careful. While you can’t always predict how relocating will affect you, you can give yourself …