My youngest daughter, Georgia just turned 2 and separation anxiety has really set in and it’s HEARTBREAKING. It got me thinking, what can I do to ease the stress for both of us?
Here are my Eight Tips for Easing Separation Anxiety:
Raising kids is a high-stakes responsibility, and in this age of social media and easy access to information about anything and everything, parents are easily overwhelmed with feelings of guilt and inadequacy. As a sleep consultant, I see this all the time from parents whose babies aren’t sleeping well.
One of the other major contributors to the, “I’m doing something wrong,” sensation is separation anxiety; that oh-so-challenging part of a child’s life when they start to completely flip their lids whenever Mom’s not around.