Looking for picture books to ease separation anxiety in your child? If your child is upset about being away from you, these 10 children's books about separation anxiety will help your baby, infant, toddler or big kids. Perfect for entering a new school or meeting a new caregiver!
Separation Anxiety Pocket Hearts: Young children often have trouble separating from their caregivers. It sometimes helps for them to carry transitional objects (ex. a photo) with them to help manage their anxiety during time apart. The caregiver can make these hearts for their child on their own, or the dyad can create them together (Click here for a tutorial). The hearts can be substituted by any other handmade or personal items the family desires. Just before each separation the ...
Starting School Separation Anxiety - Coping With Tears
Lots of children can get separation anxiety when they're starting school or kindergarten or going through a year group transition. It's heartbreaking for us parents to see our children upset isn't it? As a teacher and a parent I discuss ways to cope with your child's tears and best support their needs at these difficult times.