Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Do toddlers go through a seperation anxiety phase too??

My son is 2-1/2 - I work outside the home and right now he'll be starting a new daycare next week, but he's been at my mom's and at a center since he was 15 months old but lately, it seems like he's going through this phase where I can't even go downstairs without him crying for me or needing to come with, I have only left him overnight with my husband 1 time and that was last night for a work function and he BAWLED before I left, I can rarely run errands alone , even leaving him home with daddy isn't good enough - I can't even go outside to throw away his diapers without him crying that he needs to come with.... is this common for this age?


Asked by maxsmom11807 at 11:31 AM on Jul. 19, 2010 in General Parenting

Level 29 (40,703 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (1)
  • It is frustrating being a little one - their world is ever-changing. And it is a struggle with their ever-impending independence. I think they can have separation-anxiety, too, of course, but it is that, along with sensing changes in his schedule and such. It is overwhelming. But, this too shall pass.


    Answer by beckie66 at 12:00 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

Next question in General Parenting
small child

Next question overall (Just for Fun)
Favorite Soda?

close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN