Often, moving is an emotional process. It can be exciting, overwhelming, and eventful. It helps to have a checklist lined out weeks or months before the move is made to cut back on the amount of stress and anxiety of remembering everything. It is good to get started early on once you know you are relocating.
This moving list (click the link) was compiled from several other lists out there. You may add to it or remove items. The goal is to break the work up early on and bite off a piece at a time.
It doesn't hurt to contact a moving company or other professionals to learn tips and tricks for protecting belongings and people during the move. Solicit the help you can get.