Ma Swag Life
BirthI was squeezed out of my mothers womb and into the planet we know as "Earth".
InfancyFirst stage of life.
Rooting reflex fades after 4 months.
Grasping reflex disappears after one year.
Babinski reflex disappears by age 2.
ChildhoodBegins around age 2-3.
Piaget's Stages: Sensorimotor
Erikson's StagesTrust vs. Mistrust
Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt
Initiative vs. Guilt
Industry vs. Inferiority
Identity vs. Role Confusion
Intimacy vs. Isolation
Generativity vs. Stagnation
Ego Integrity vs. Despair
Kohlberg's StagesObedience and punishment
"Good boy/Nice girl"
"Law and order"
universal ethics principle
Freud's StagesOral stage
AdolescenceThe "teenage" years. Begins around the age of 12-13.
Early AdulthoodThe early years of adulthood. Begins around 18-20.
Middle AdulthoodBegins around age 28-30.
Adult male crises, age 30 and around age 50.
DeathIn a tragic camel-riding accident, the camel, scared by a spitting cobra, bucked up on its hind legs throwing me off his hump and I was trampled by the following caravan of gypsies. (copyright Stephen Bolock 2013)
Late AdulthoodBegins around age 50. Empty Nest Syndrome appears due to kids moving out of the house around age 53.
Old AgeThe last of your years. Begins around age 75-85 Alzheimer's starts to kick in around age 86. Deal more with dying of friends and family.
Elizabeth Kubler Ross' Stages of Death and DyingDenial
Family and friends will begin to die much more frequently.