Family dynamics play a major role in how children develop
These influences include structure, expectations, parenting styles, and
involvement To understand more about how your childhood experiences with your
family have influenced your current identification of self, take a few minutes
and think back to those days Consider the factors that are important during
this stage of development, reflecting on major theories of cognitive, social,
and physical development
To prepare your response, use the following questions:
o What was
the best thing that your family said about you or did for you? Try to remember
one exact day when that was said or done for you Which person did this?
Remember now what you felt then When do you feel this way now?
o Did you
have a nickname? How did you feel about it?
family members tell you what you would end up being or doing? Was it what you
wanted to be or do? How did you respond?
o How do
you think your family would have described you to a close friend of theirs?
What were they most concerned about for you?
Reflect on your experiences and share any that you are
comfortable sharing Respond to the following:
â€¢ Would you
do or react to things differently now than you did then? Why? Integrate your
knowledge about development at the middle childhood stage
â€¢ Please be
sure to support your responses by citing information from the online notes,
textbook and other scholarly sources
Write a 6-page paper in Word format Apply APA standards to
citation of sources