Ma Swag Life

  • Birth

    I was squeezed out of my mothers womb and into the planet we know as "Earth".
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    First stage of life.
    Rooting reflex fades after 4 months.
    Grasping reflex disappears after one year.
    Babinski reflex disappears by age 2.
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    Begins around age 2-3.
    Piaget's Stages: Sensorimotor
    Concrete Operational
    Formal operationsal
  • Erikson's Stages

    Trust 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 Stages

    Obedience and punishment
    Intrumental relativist
    "Good boy/Nice girl"
    "Law and order"
    Social contract
    universal ethics principle
  • Freud's Stages

    Oral stage
    Anal stage
    Phallic stage
    Latency stage
    Genital stage
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    The "teenage" years. Begins around the age of 12-13.
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    Early Adulthood

    The early years of adulthood. Begins around 18-20.
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    Middle Adulthood

    Begins around age 28-30.
    Adult male crises, age 30 and around age 50.
  • Death

    In 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)
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    Late Adulthood

    Begins around age 50. Empty Nest Syndrome appears due to kids moving out of the house around age 53.
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    Old Age

    The 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 Dying

    Family and friends will begin to die much more frequently.