Moving back in with the folks is no mystery to many people of the current generation. Between students loans, a mediocre job market and high rent, it can be difficult to establish an independent residence. The emotional burden of giving up independence is tough enough that the logistics of moving back in with one’s parents are often over-looked. Here are 5 tips that will help ease the arduous transition from independence to your old bedroom in high school.
1. Store or Throw Away Inappropriate Items
There are certain items that you may or may not own that your parents could find offensive. It is better just to toss this junk or store it away until you have your own place. Besides, aren’t you a little old for that type of poster?
2. Consider a Self Storage Unit
Unless your parents have a lot of extra space, you may want to consider a self storage unit or self storage locker. Our website allows you to easily peruse through the different prizes, sizes and location of the leading self storage companies. Check it out, it is more affordable than you think.
3. Plan How Your Items Will Fit in Your Old Room
Before you move anything into your old room take the time to measure and sketch out how you think additional items can fit. With a little rearranging and organizing you probably can squeeze in a few extra items, but make sure that you don’t overdo it!
4. Research Unique Ways to Store Items in Your Room
There are lots of unique ways to store items in a smaller space. Check out IKEA to get a lot of ideas of how you can optimize and organize your room to feel like it offers a little more space.
5. Pack Realistically for How Long You are Staying
A lot of people are in denial of perhaps how long they will be situated in their parents’ house. Make sure that you unpack and settle in for the long haul if you don’t know how long it will take until you can realistically move back out on your own.