Parents: it’s something we all have to face. It could be their first day at school or their first sleepover, but, at some point, we have to let the little ones go and do their thing. And the same will happen on a family holiday.

Separation anxiety, especially when time apart is new to you both, is completely normal. Even if your child already attends nursery or school, leaving them in a new environment can be stressful. And that’s the last thing you want, particularly on a relaxing family holiday. But here’s how you can make those difficult moments a little easier, and why Neilson holidays are the best environment for it.