Preparing your child for school before his first day can greatly reduce any separation anxiety your child may feel when you leave. Here are some ways to familiarize your child with his new environment:
Don't minimize the importance of easing your fears as well as your child's. If you feel guilty or worried about leaving her at school, your child will probably sense that. The more calm and assured you are, the more confident your child will be.
To prepare yourself for the upcoming drop-off:
Saying goodbye on that first day can be the hardest moment for parents and children. Here are five tips on how to ease the separation anxiety.
Being away from home for the first time isn't easy, so send your child off with a discreet little memento to help him handle it better.
Source: The American Medical Association