This is a social story about how to handle a situation where mom and dad have to go away for a trip, work or generally need to go somewhere without their child. You can use it for just one student or a whole class. A social story is a short narrative describing a challenging social situation in a clear and reassuring manner that is easily understood. Social stories are used to teach particular social skills, such as understanding classroom routines and behavioral expectations. These stories will help improve the social skills of children on the Autism spectrum, children in a special education classroom, or any child in need of a little guidance. It is written with a positive tone and can be understood by individuals of any age or ability.