There are a lot of similarities between eating a 100 lb pumpkin and downsizing a home. Both seem overwhelming and foster a strong desire to procrastinate.
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Here are six reasons for having to downsize a home in a hurry along with helpful suggestions on how to proceed.
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The best way of helping your parents downsize depends on who wants them to do so: you, them or all of you. Each situation requires a different approach. Here are some suggestions:
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Downsizing as a widow is never easy since it arrives on your doorstep like bad weather, unwelcome and often by surprise. However, with careful thought, time and support, you will get through this as many have before you.
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Apple pie is very popular internationally, not just in North America. The reason for this enduring love is much like the reason you hang onto your stuff.
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The early stages of downsizing are critical to ensuring a smooth ride, especially if there are a number of family members involved. Continue reading “Skipping these first steps may cause a rocky downsizing”
This situation is more common than you might suspect. Here are some suggestions on how to deal with it.
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This is certainly a sensible approach for some people. There are two very different attitudes that surface in this situation. Continue reading “What if I just downsize my stuff and stay where I am?”
The word “help” means different things to different people, depending on their situation. There are very specific kinds of downsizing “help” that you will find on this site.
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If this your first visit to this site or if you just want to review the basics of downsizing, this is a good place to start.