No-Cry Separation Anxiety

The No-Cry Separation Anxiety Solution

Off to School or Daycare – Without the Tears of Separation

Off to School or Daycare – Without the Tears of Separation

Whether your child is beginning daycare, preschool, or elementary school, leaving Mommy and Daddy for the first time, or for the first time of the year, is a huge event. Some children seem to be able to run off happily with a quick wave goodbye, others slowly but steadily enter the classroom. But the most challenging kids are the ones who cling, cry and resist every effort you make to convince them that everything will be okay. If you have a superglue child, here are some ideas to help make this new experience more enjoyable for all of you.

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What to do About Your Super-Glue Baby?

What to do About Your Super-Glue Baby?

Do you find it impossible to take a shower, work at your desk or even use the bathroom without your little one crying if you leave the room without him? This aspect of separation anxiety is very common. The good news is that all children eventually outgrow this phase, but you can move things along by using some of the following ideas in this video…

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What to do When Your Child won’t let you Leave the Room

What to do When Your Child won’t let you Leave the Room

Do you find it impossible to take a shower, work at your desk or use the bathroom without your little one tagging along, or crying if you leave the room without him? This kind of separation anxiety is common. The good news is that children eventually outgrow this phase, and that you can move things along by using some of the following ideas.

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The Babies and Walking Dilemma

The Babies and Walking Dilemma

I often hear parents ask, “When should my baby start walking?” To begin with, “should” is a word that we should outlaw when it comes to babies! The important milestones in a baby’s life ⎯ such as walking and talking ⎯ occur at completely different times for each baby. Independent walking, like many other milestones, has a wide range of normal.

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Simple Tips for Bringing Your Second Baby Home

Simple Tips for Bringing Your Second Baby Home

Adding a second child to the family changes everything. The postpartum time produces a whirl of emotions that envelops everyone in those first tender months after bringing your second-born into your family. In our instinctive drive to keep newborns from harm, we often become overzealous.

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How Do I know if My Child is Shy?

How Do I know if My Child is Shy?

Do your think that your child is shy? Maybe . . . but maybe not. The actions we perceive as shyness are sometimes a sign of something entirely different.

Some children are slow to open up and they need more time to warm up to a group or a new peer. Some kids just don’t have enough practice in social situations to feel comfortable. Some are tentative about all new situations. And some are, yes, shy.

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