The No-Cry Separation Anxiety Solution: Gentle Ways to Make Good-bye Easy from Six Months to Six Years

Advance Praise for

The No-Cry Separation Anxiety Solution

“ In
The No-Cry Separation Anxiety Solution
, Elizabeth Pantley

teaches us the difference between love-based separation anxiety

and anxiety that stems from fear. She leaves us knowing that

most childhood experiences are healthy, natural stops on the path

of development. Through wisdom and many pointers, Elizabeth

Pantley will provide this generation with an easier and happier

journey through childhood—while also soothing the worry and

guilt most parents feel. I’m grateful for this resource and can’t

imagine raising another child without it.”

— Gavin de Becker, bestselling author of

The Gift of Fear
and
Protecting the Gift

“ Elizabeth Pantley has replaced the angst of separation anxiety with

solid practical tips and empathy for both child and parent. Her

magical solutions are remarkably easy to implement and result in

calm and happy separations for all.”

— Kathy Lynn, president,
Parenting Today
,

www.parentingtoday.ca


The No-Cry Separation Anxiety Solution
is the perfect read for

parents. Not only does Elizabeth Pantley examine and explain

separation anxiety, she also provides specifi c instructions and

solutions to help you and your child overcome these challenging

moments. Let her imaginative Magic Bracelet work its wonder with

your child.”

— Azmina Hansraj, teacher and editor,

www.baby-mates.com

“ Sound, practical advice from America’s expert on gentle,

thoughtful parenting. Elizabeth Pantley gives many solutions to the

rarely discussed problem of separation anxiety. There is something

in this book for every family, no matter your parenting style.”

— Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE, author of

The Complete Illustrated Pregnancy

Companion
and About.com’s pregnancy guide,

http://pregnancy.about.com

“ As always, Elizabeth Pantley combines practical ideas and solutions

with a deep understanding of how the issue affects everyone in the

family. By helping parents to understand separation anxiety as a

normal stage of development, she sets a positive stage upon which

the scenes of maturity can be played out. Her gentle and reassuring

perspective empowers parents to trust their instincts and to nurture

their children without forcing independence before they are ready.”

— Nancy Massotto, Ph.D., executive director,

Holistic Moms Network,

www.holisticmoms.org

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