The best piece of moving advice I ever received was this:
Make sure that your beds go on the moving truck last, so that they are the first things unpacked. As soon as your beds are off the moving truck, set them up. Pack a full set of bedclothes for you and for Beaner, and take them with you in your car (or however you're getting to your new place). As soon as your beds are set up, make them.
This way, the moment that you're too tired to do anything else, you have a place to lie down and get some rest, that already feels like home.
The other thing I usually do is to pack a picnic (with blanket, basket or cooler, paper plates, etc.) If you're stuck trying to have a meal when you don't have a table to sit at, it doesn't feel so wrong when it's a picnic.
One other thing I did (no credit to myself; I looked up a "moving tips" website" is I packed an "emergency box". This won't even go in the truck. It will be in my trunk:
First aid kit
couple games and books for the kiddo
paper & pen
tape measure (!!)
snacks, bottled water
checkbook, credit cards
cell phone & charger
soap & toiletries
If the moving truck runs off a CLIFF...I can get by for a night.