“See you later Alligator! Separation anxiety and saying goodbye”
Whether if you are 3, or 35 years young, family especially in collective cultures are the center of love, trust, and comfort.
Separation anxiety is something new parents may dread but will eventually have to deal with at some point in their parenthood.
Separation anxiety is a normal stage in a child’s development – it is innate and has kept our ancestors safe in the big threatening world. It is where one can gradually learn about the world around them through the guidance from their caretakers. This usually ends at around age 3, when children begin to realize that their parents being out of sight is only temporary.
Here are some tips to help ease your child’s separation anxiety, whether if it’s sending them off to school, their grad parents’ or leaving for work!