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Moving is never an easy or fun process for adults, but can especially be hard for children. Dealing with your children's needs and concerns can help the child overcome much of the stress and emotions in the moving process.

Orlando Moving GuideTips for Moving with ChildrenTips for Moving with Children

Moving is never an easy or fun process for adults, but can especially be hard for children. Dealing with your childrens needs and concerns can help the child overcome much of the stress and emotions in the moving process.

Below you will find a checklist provided by Jennine L. Moritz, Ph.D. & Ann V. Deaton, Ph.D. of Coping Kids, to remind you of some of the important things to do before and after a move (and tips on what to do to help your child cope with this life

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Moving can be a stressful process. Here are some guidelines to help your Central Florida moving experience go smoothly.

Orlando Moving GuideCongratulations, you SOLD your Orlando home!! Now it is time to move and moving can be a stressful process. Here are some guidelines to help your Central Florida moving experience go smoothly.

Planning and Packing

Collect cardboard boxes and other containers for moving: 

  • Professional moving companies use only sturdy, reinforced cartons. The boxes you can get at your neighborhood supermarket or liquor store might be free, but they are not nearly as strong or padded, and so can't shield your valuables as well from harm in transit.
  • Use plastic storage bins
  • Use sheets, blankets, pillows and towels to separate pictures
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Restaurant Row Orlando Dr PhillipsLocated in Orlando, in the heart of Dr. Phillips, Restaurant Row has long been considered THE PLACE for dining in Southwest Orlando, FL. Although Restaurant Row is best known for its seemingly endless dining opportunities, did you know it is also home to a wide array of retail shopping centers, beauty salons, spas, upscale boutiques and specialty stores? 

In Orange County, Florida along the famous one mile stretch of West Sand Lake Road between Apopka Vineland and Interstate 4, you will find several shopping plaza's including the Dr. Phillips Marketplace, The Fountains at Bay Hill, Plaza Venezia, Phillips Crossing Center, Dellagio Town Center, the Rialto Shopping Plaza, the Phoenicia Center, and coming soon: Parkside at Dr. Phillips with Trader Joe's

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Orlando Preschools & DaycaresSearching for a daycare or preschool in Dr. Phillips, Windermere, or any of the surrounding Orlando areas? Orlando Family Magazine published the 2012 Orlando Preschool Guide.

This comprehensive guide provides Central Florida preschool and daycare information including locations, pricing, hours, tuition and registration fees, as well as school accreditations and awards.   

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Windermere and Dr. Phillips residents are surrounded by one of Florida's most spectacular inland lake systems. Providing the most breathtaking Orlando lake front real estate, the Butler Chain of Lakes are perfect for boating, fishing, picnicking, or just enjoying a relaxing evening sunset. Together, the chain of lakes make-up over 5000 acres of land. 

The Butler Chain of LakesButler Chain of Lakes Information

  • Lake Butler: Surface Area: 1700 acres • Mean Depth: 14.1 feet
  • Lake Blanche: Surface Area: 122 acres • Mean Depth: 26.9 feet
  • Lake Chase: Surface Area: 142 acres • Mean Depth: 20.7 feet
  • Lake Down: Surface Area: 911 acres • Mean Depth: 19.7 feet
  • Lake Isleworth: Surface Area: 56 acres • Mean Depth: 16.7 feet
  • Lake Louise: Surface Area: 151 acres • Mean
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Orange County Florida Emergency Notification AppAttention Orlando area residents...Do you have an iPhone or an iPad? Orange County, FL serving the Orlando areas of Windermere & Dr. Phillips, is the first in the nation to offer an emergency notification mobile application.

OCFLAlert is an innovative technology that utilizes real time push notifications with dynamic content that will provide Orange County families vital information during an emergency situation.

The OCFLAlert is free and available at the App Store.

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Central Florida Private SchoolsConsidering a private school for your child's education? There are a variety of Private Schools and Higher Education Facilities in the Orlando area; all within convenient proximity to the popular communities of Windermere, Dr. Phillips, Longwood, and Lake Mary .

Orlando Magazine has compiled an excellent resource and guide to our Central Florida Private Schools. This complete guide provides school information including: grade ranges, teacher/student ratio, total enrollment count, and approximate tuition range.

For more information, please view the Guide to Orlando Private Schools & Higher Education. 

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