10/17/2013 12:18 pm ET

Darn Those Drop-Off Tears: Helping Preschoolers With Separation Anxiety


If you haven’t experienced it personally, you’ve seen it or, at the very least, heard tales of the dreaded curse of separation anxiety: Moms who sit nervously in their cars in the preschool parking lot, contemplating whether or not to drive away. The friend who expresses her frustration with her toddler’s daily tantrums on Facebook. Teachers commiserating with co-workers about the kids whose tears won’t stop, and the parents who worry too much.

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