As someone who recently moved into a new home, I can’t overstate the positive impact of being welcomed by friendly neighbors. From a purely logistical standpoint, moving is an intimidating, daunting prospect, and those stresses are compounded by the emotional worries of whether or not you will love your new neighborhood as much as your last, and if your family will feel at home in your new surroundings. The good news is that neighbors who share a friendly gesture of kindness can do so much to ease that burden! Today, I’m sharing four very easy ideas to welcome new neighbors into the neighborhood fold.Say hello.
This is the simplest possible gesture, but it [...]
Once the movers have come and gone and the unpacking is more or less complete, the fun part of a move to a new city can begin: getting to know your new surroundings! Aside from the typical jumping-off points of work, school and church, there are plenty of other ways to help you connect with and get to know the town you’ll now call home. Today I’m sharing four great ways to connect with a new city and meet new people in the process.Get to know your neighbors.
In years past, meeting and getting to know neighbors used to be a given of everyday life, but as our schedules have become increasingly hectic over the course of the last few decades, less importance has been [...]