Separation anxiety

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Separation anxiety

They have these feelings -- and all babies have them -- of abandonment. It's natural, that anxiety. The best way to explain to a toddler or baby is to go down to their levels. Don't speak to them from here, eye level, same height, and explain to them. Say, "Listen, I have to go, for this reason, and you have to stay for this reason. Everything is going to be okay. Everything is going to be safe. Trust me. I will be back." They think are never going to come back. However, you can explain it to them. Explain it truthfully to them and at their level. That will, I think, help.

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Alejandro Edda was born in Puebla, Mexico. Growing up as an only child, Alejandro always had a curiosity about creating non-existing worlds and characters. After graduating from high school, he went on to attend IRM, one of the finest Russian Conservatory schools for drama and cinema in Mexico City. He studied 3 years under the Stanislavsky method, and prior to his graduation he was offered a role in a musical play by an established writer/director in San Francisco C.A. After finishing working for the theater company, Alejandro took the opportunity to move to Los Angeles, where he studied for 2 years at a Meisner-based acting studio. In July of 2007 he graduated as one of the top 5 actors of his class. Currently living in Los Angeles, for the past two years Alejandro has worked on independent international movies that have been shown in various film festivals. Luciano Edda, his first son, was born in March of 2009.

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