Checklist for first day of school

Get kids ready for start of school year

POSTED: 09:03 PM CDT Jul 23, 2011    UPDATED: 09:06 AM CDT Aug 28, 2013 
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The first day of school can be an exciting, stressful and chaotic day for parents and students.

To help your son or daughter get off to a good start, make sure all of the necessary preparations have been made.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends taking the following steps before the first day of school: