This is a passing phase caused by you going out of town recently. Your son is now worrying that you will do this again and in his mind possibly not come back home to him. He needs lots of reassurance, tell him you are staying with him now and gradually this problem will disappear. When he wakes up he needs reassurance that you are indeed at home with him.Using a nightlight in his room for a while will help.Read to him before he goes to sleep at night.
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