09/10/2012 12:29 pm ET

6 Ways To Help With Separation Anxiety At School

Shannon W.'s three-year-old has "the worst case of separation anxiety" she's ever seen: "It doesn’t matter if I leave her with my mom… or at daycare, she screams…and tells me ‘Mommy please don’t go!’” shares this Circle of Moms member.

Sound familiar? Whether your child is going to school for the first time or joining a new classroom this fall, you may encounter some intense emotions or resistance at drop-offs. But try as you might, separation anxiety is not something you can talk your child out of. The solution comes from time and through her own experience.

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