Most families with children try to move once the school year is finished, but before the next begins. As parents of 4 children, Jon and I understand this in a very personal way. Because of this, we put a lot of effort into negotiating closing dates that will accomodate the school year. Driving your children to their current school even after a move is always an alternative....albeit a time consuming morning and evening transit.
In any case, moves can have a psychological effect on some kids, while others seem indifferent. Some moves also mean a new city, or even a new family dynamic. I found this article informative, and easy to read:.
Jon and I would welcome the opportunity to talk to you, and share some of our experiences, and strategies, so don't hesitate to call us.