Child Needs For A Child 's Life

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A child needs to grow in an environment where their physical, emotional, social and educational needs are met. Many parents are working full time and find it difficult to find a balance to give all the things a child requires in the period of age where they are exploring a lot of changes and need support to help them from being confused and feel lonely. Adolescence is the period between 11 to 19 years of age. This is the period when children start asking questions and are able to make possible judgments by thinking about the various outcomes. Adolescence is a bewildering stage of not only physical change, but emotional, social and educational as well. Children in this stage are starting middle school and continue until high school. A few…show more content…
I tmakes them feel left out. Estrogen in girls stimulates the growth of breast tissues as early as age of 9. Some girls mature at an earlier age than others and they too feel uncomfortable growing up. Body image as an adolescent is very important as kids try to meet new peers and make new life choices such as joining the school’s sports team, requires a good body image. Physical growth occurs rapidly in the adolescent years than any other after infancy and one of the main reasons is nutrition. P An average adolescent needs 2400-3200 calories depending on body mass index. Lack of nutrition can lead to eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia which is more common in females than men. The ratio of anorexia is over 10 girls to 1 boy. Such disorders are common in women as it may help them cope with sexual fears. Jean Piaget’s stage of cognitive development suggests that adolescence is the stage of formal operations which is at the top level in Piaget’s theory. By this stage children have met their cognitive maturity, have increased ability to classify objects and ideas, they engage in logical thoughts and can use experiences to generate hypothesis. In the videos to study Piaget’s formal operations, many children were asked the same questions – where would you place a third eye, if A was taller than B and B was taller than C then who is taller? Such question were asked to asked of children under 11 years and another set over 12 years of age. The
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