How Can Parents Help? What If the Anxiety Doesn't Pass?
My toddler went through a few weeks of anxiety when he started at a new preschool, and it was tough on all of us. Separation anxiety is a common but very normal experience that many children go through when spending time with a new caregiver or beginning at a new daycare or school. So what can parents do to help? And what happens if this anxiety doesn't pass? Here are some practical tips for navigating separation:
"Your job is to provide plenty of comfort, love, and security for your child. At the same time, continue to introduce your them to new experiences and give them age appropriate opportunities to experience independence."