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Coping With Separation Anxiety in Children

Separation anxiety is a very normal and expected occurrence among young children, especially for children starting preschool or kindergarten. Although separation anxiety in children is normal, it can be understandably distressing for you to leave your young child at school that is crying and begging not to be left alone. Four Tips for Coping With Separation Anxiety in […]

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Calming First-Day-of-School Fears

Q: My 5-year-old son is nervous about his first day of school. How can we ease his jitters? — Mark B. A: If possible, visit the school with your child before that first day. Walk him through the halls and into a few classrooms — if you can meet the teacher, even better. Or take […]

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