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01

A Visit Home

If you were home for the holidays to visit Mom and Dad,

you may have noticed some changes...

02

DISMANTLING THE NEST

Often the most trivial things in this world grab my attention,

and they are sometimes the hardest to handle...

03

Downsizing Dilemmas

Common pitfalls when downsizing your home...

04

Downsizing the Bedroom

Downsizing the bedroom gets very personal. It can either be the
easiest or the hardest of rooms to sort and down size...

05

Facing the fear of Downsizing

I believe it’s a grieving of the loss of youthfulness and total independence that

disables people from moving forward in their downsizing process...

06

Seasons of Uncertainty

It seems that this long and very cold winter has brought on a
season of uncertainty in my own life as well as in the lives of our clients...

07

Moving Your Parents

Designing Moves LLC is receiving more calls from children out of
state with parents here in Iowa than ever before...

08

Our Services

A step-by-step guide on how we can help you in your transition...

09

Really Helping Parents Move

How can you best help Mom and/or Dad with transitioning

to the next chapter of their life...

10

Responsibility

My happiest clients are the ones that responsibly let go of their excess stuff...

11

Sorting & Selling Tips for Seniors

Today’s seniors are the greatest generation ever to downsize,

so the market can be flooded with items for sale...

12

Ten Steps to an Easier Move

Tips on  how to streamline and destress your move...

13

The calm before the move

Tips to stay ahead of the game after your floor plan is complete...

14

Top 15 Tips on Downsizing

Tips to make your downsizing project manageable...

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