Get Organized! A Back to School Checklist for Parents

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Build the Launch Pad

Designate a “launch pad area” near the front door where you keep items that come and go on a daily basis. Write a checklist of all the items your child will need for the day and post it here. Include everything: lunch box, backpack, water bottle, jacket and shoes. (Yes, even shoes!) If possible, have a hook for each child and a place for footwear. Getting out the door in the morning is half the battle!