For many children, separation anxiety can kick in around 2 or 3 years of age.
Here is my best advice for parents:
Count down until the time you are going to leave. For example, “Mommy is going to leave in five minutes”…. “Mommy is going to leave in 1 minute”… “Mommy is going to leave in ten seconds”….. “Ok time for Mommy to leave.”
Always tell your child you are leaving-- never sneak out! It is important that you pr...