Tip # 1219 At all times pack and unpack breakables over a padded surface in case you drop something.
Tip # 857 Get somebody to look after the kids for the day. The same goes for pets - or book them into kennels or a cattery. Guarantee they have identification tags with their new address.
Tip # 1247 When interviewing possible moving firms, bear in mind to ask if they provide packing and unpacking services.