This book provides some of the knowledge needed to help you in your important role as a parent. Learning more about parenting and child development can make a world of difference for both you and your child. Increasing your understanding, together with your love for your child, can help you become a better parent – a very special person in your child’s world.
You expect a lot from your child … but your child’s age determines what you’ll get.
Parents somehow know that their child is not always going to behave perfectly. A child’s needs and actions change as he or she grows older, and all children develop at different rates. This is perfectly normal. However, knowing what to expect as your child goes through the different stages of life can help you a great deal. On the following pages you’ll find some behavior traits to expect as your child grows into an adult.
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Published by: Department of Children and Families