Back to School: A Complete Checklist for Parents

Follow this checklist to make the transition less stressful.

ByABC News via logo
August 11, 2010, 10:38 AM

Aug. 16, 2010— -- One of the hardest things about going back to school is getting back into the swing of things.

It's hard for children and parents, who have had months away from the rigidly scheduled days of classes, homework, sports practice and other extracurricular activities.

"Good Morning America" parenting expert Ann Pleshette Murphy sent us the following tips for getting back into the groove.

Here are her tips -- in her own words.

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