Reflection Paper On The Developmental Stages

896 Words Nov 24th, 2015 4 Pages
Observations make it easy for the observer to take into account the developmental stages their subject is undergoing. In my case, my subject is S.S. She is a 3 year and 8 months old. S.S is not currently in school, although she does attend a daycare in the morning, and then I babysit her in the afternoon. She lives with her mother and father. Her mother is a nurse, and her father is a baseball coach. They have been happily married for a couple of years now, and S.S is their only child. For these particular observations I thought she would be the perfect candidate to observe.
Moreover, the most fascinating time to see the different type of changes in a child is during their first couple of years. The reason I choose this subject is because she is a very smart and loving little girl. I started babysitting her one time and it became a daily thing, which then turned out to be my job. I have watched her grow in the last 2 years and I am amazed of how she has turned out to be. She is very friendly with everyone around her and loves to have conversations with anyone who greets her. Not to mention that children are very interesting to observe, due to the fact they are all different and do different things differently. To continue, based on the three independent observations there are many things I was able to witness. When it comes to physical domains, her body is developing correctly and her height is average for a child her age. A perfect example would be when I am able to see…
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