Separation is provocative for kids because of their profound need for attachment. When we can’t be with our child to care for them, we need…
Separation is provocative for kids because of their profound need for attachment. When we can't be with our child to care for them, we need to make sure they are attached to the people we leave the mwith. We also need to 'bridge the distance' between us by giving them something to hold onto. This info graphic provides 20 different ways to bridge the daytime distance.
For help with Nighttime Separation see the info graphic - "When Saying Goodnight is Hard - 20 Ways to Bridge the Nighttime Separation"
To make further sense of separation anxiety and difficulties saying goodbye in kids, you can read more in Rest, Play, Grow - Making Sense of Preschoolers (or anyone who acts like one) - Chapter 8.
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