• Heartprints

    My Child is Anxious about Going Back To School

    It was the first day of kindergarten and my little one was already dealing with a lot of separation anxiety due to a fairly recent trauma. We were in counseling to deal with it and things were going well, but any new change caused stress…and this was a big one. Kindergarten meant he wouldn’t be with me and despite me telling him how great it was going to be, he was not wanting to go. Looking back almost 16 years, I suppose I could have homeschooled and I considered it. However, on the advice of counselors, and what we felt was best for our child, we decided on a small,…