How is your child progressing on early childhood issues, such as learning household rules, learning to follow routines, listening to you, developing self control, and learning to get along with others?

Psychology

Journal Entry 4: Early childhood social and emotional development

Raise your child to the age of 4 years, 10 months, then select one of the following questions to respond to in your journal. Make sure you reference different events in your child’s life, using your textbook and other reliable sources for support. Each journal entry should be a minimum of 2 pages, double-spaced (about 500 words). Times New Roman font size 12

  1. How is your child progressing on early childhood issues, such as learning household rules, learning to follow routines, listening to you, developing self control, and learning to get along with others? Does your child have any behavior or emotional problems at this point? Why do you think these problems are occurring and what are you doing about them?

OR

  • How might your child’s development have been different if she/he was raised by people with a different socioeconomic, ethnic, or cultural background? Base your answer on specific evidence of SES/cultural differences from the textbook and class lectures.
  • Note, if your cultural background differs from the predominant culture in the United States, how might you have raised the child differently or made different decisions based on your own culture (e.g., being stricter or more lenient, emphasis on assertive/independent vs. cooperative behavior, emphasis on family relationships vs. relationships outside the family)?