Posts Tagged ‘Child Development’
We all know that babies are born with certain reflexes: crying when they’re hurt or nursing when they’re hungry. Beyond that, most of us assume a baby’s brain is a clean slate; everything they know they learn from their parents and the environment they are in. However, that isn’t the case at all. A baby’s brain is much more active than a few simple reflexes. In fact, an infant’s brain is very active, pretty much from the time they are born.
There is constant pressure to get higher grades, clinch a sporting trophy, become better than their siblings, receive praise from parents and get approval from society. For a young child in the process of socialization, this is too much for them at such a young age and all this is at the expense of their growth and development.