Category Archives: Separation Anxiety

How can we prepare our three-year-old for our going on vacation without him?

My husband and I are going on vacation for the first time WITHOUT our three-year-old (he will be staying with the grandparents). What are some things we can do to prepare him for this in advance? There are a few … Continue reading

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How can I prepare my son for a potential separation from his father?

I have a five-year-old son who is very attached to his father. What are some of the consequences if he is separated from his father? When his dad goes to work he asks after him even though he knows what … Continue reading

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My five-year-old cries all day at school.

I have a five-year-old daughter who started kindergarten this year and cries constantly at school. She went to Pre-K last year and never had a problem but that was only three hours a day and now she is in school … Continue reading

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My daughter has become very anxious and is scared that we are going to leave her. What can I do?

My daughter is five years old. Back in June, she started experiencing bouts of anxiety. Ever since she was younger, she has always been afraid of people in costumes. For instance, we were at a kid’s birthday party and a … Continue reading

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Is my five-year-old showing severe seperation anxiety?

My five year old daughter is showing severe separation anxiety?  About four weeks ago, her 8 year old uncle (my little brother) was killed in a car wreck.  We used simple terms and answered as many questions as she wanted … Continue reading

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