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Tia & Tamera Saeson 3 Episode 1 Premiere You know how everyone talks about kids having separation anxiety when they spend time apart from their parents for the first time? Well, there’s also the other side – when the mom is the one feeling the anxiety! I experienced this firsthand last week on my first day back at work filming Tia & Tamera Season 3. It was my first day doing lunch with Tia with the babies at home. There I was, on set hanging with Tia, when all of a sudden I was seized with this horrible gripping feeling in my stomach. Was Aden awake yet? What was he doing? Was he crying for mommy? What if I’m the only one who could make him feel better? All these questions were zooming through my head, and I swear my breath caught in my throat as I let the anxiety wash over me in one awful wave. Tia asked me what was wrong, and I told her about my fears. She immediately told me to take a few deep breaths, and said that is was normal for mommies to feel this way – after all, I was Tia & Tamera Saeson 3 Episode 1 Premiere  blessed to be by his side non-stop for 4 months since his birth! It’s no surprise that the first time I was apart from him I would feel nervous. After hearing some of Tia’s advice and doing some research, I decided that I wanted to share 3 easy tips for all the other mommas out there dealing with separation anxiety (no matter how old your child is!):


Tia & Tamera Saeson 3 Episode 1 Premiere  Accept that separation is a part of life: The first thing to do when you start feeling anxious is to remind yourself that life is full of separation – but that isn’t a bad thing! It’s all about your perspective. Instead of seeing separation from your child as a negative thing to be sad over, try to see it in a positive light. Some separation is healthy to your child’s development, and allows you to take time to do fun, mind-healthy things for yourself as well.

Tia & Tamera Saeson 3 Episode 1 Premiere  Trust the caretaker: I introduced my nanny to Aden gradually – this made him more comfortable with her, and made me worry less when I left him for the first time because I had observed the way she was with him. She is amazing! Every time I started feeling nervous, I would just picture an instance where I witnessed her comfort him or take care of him. Replaying those moments really calmed me down, because I was reassured that that’s how she was taking care of him without me. In other words, he was in loving, safe, good and able hands!

Tia & Tamera Saeson 3 Episode 1 Premiere   Don’t draw out the goodbye: I found this tip online and I think it’s a great idea. Basically, the idea is to say goodbye to your child – give them a kiss and quick squeeze – then be on your way. Save the tears and drawn-out goodbyes because that’ll only upset your child and probably make you feel worse too! If you treat the goodbye as a positive, normal thing, your child will see it that way too. If you act like the goodbye is the saddest thing in the world (which, at the time I really felt like it was!), your child will see it as a negative thing too and feel like there’s something wrong.

Have you ever experienced separation anxiety either as a child or a parent? How did you deal with it? Share with me in the comments!

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