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Separation Anxiety & Leaving your Young Child at Daycare or Preschool

Here is a really terrific article from the NY Times with 10 excellent tips for coping with those first few weeks:

http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/11/10-ways-to-ease-your-childs-preschool-separation-anxiety-and-yours/?emc=edit_tnt_20130911&tntemail0=y&_r=0

They are talking about preschool but it is really the same thing for daycare. The only thing I would add is that it is really important that you let your child know that you will miss him/her too, but you are very excited about hearing about their school day. Role model stability and confidence. Children have the best radar-if they sense you are shaky it throws them off too.

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