My Developmental Life Span

  • Prenatal Development and Birth

    I was born on July 14, 1990 in Livonia, Michigan. I was 7 lbs 15 ounces and 15 inches long.
  • First Two Years - Biosocial

    Within these two year, I was learning to crawl, walk, eat, sleep, and explore my surroundings.
  • First Two Years - Cognitive

    My very first word was Turtle!
  • First Two Years - Psychosocial

    My Grandma watched me during the day when my parents were working. I never cried when my Mom had to leave to go to work.
  • Play Years - Biosocial

    I started preschool and got along with my classmates. I loved to color and draw.
  • Play Years - Cognitive

    My Grandma read me books all the time and I started to want to read my own books because I was able to see familiar words.
  • Play Years - Psychosocial

    I started getting in trouble when I did bad things because I was starting to become aware of what right and wrong was.
  • The School Years - Biosocial

    I started 1st grade and I was excited to walk down the street to school. My friends and I thought we were cool because we walked down the street without our parents but they still watched us from the porch.
  • The School Years - Cognitive

    In our school we had Japanese from first to sixth grade so it was my first year learning a different language.
  • The School Years - Psychosocial

    I was very involved in sports so I was always outgoing and was able to make many friends.
  • Adolescence: Biosocial Development

    This is when I got my first main growth spurt. I was excited but my voice was still high pitched.
  • Adolescence: Cognitive Development

    At this stage of my life, I started using inductive and deductive reasoning.
  • Adolescence: Pyschological Development

    I was always into girls but my relationships started to get more serious.
  • Emerging Adulthood: Biosocial Development

    I turned 18 in the summer of 2008. Now I was beginning a new chapter in my life by starting college. I also had to focus on working. Life seemed to start becoming more stressful.
  • Emerging Adulthood: Cognitive Development

    At this stage, I started to become more practical with the way I planned my schedules. I was able to fit in everything I wanted, needed, or just liked to do.
  • Emerging Adulthood:Psychological Development

    My family relationship started to grow weaker. I was rarely ever home due to school and work. I spend more time with my girlfriend now than my family.
  • Adulthood: Biosocial Development

    I am done with college and started my full time job as a Special Education Teacher. I love it but it has its rough moments. My responibility load has increased significantly.
  • Adulthood: Cognitive Development

    Even though I have a career and have been out of school for years now. I feel like I have never left school because I always have to get recertified because I am a teacher and it is required.
  • Adulthood: Psychological Development

    I started my own section of my family tree. I am married and have two kids, who are handfuls, but now I get to see them grow up and it is very exciting.
  • Late Adulthood: Biosocial

    My age is truely showing now, my brain function has slowed down also.
  • Late Adulthood: Cognative

    My short term memory is becoming bad. My long term is not so bad though.
  • Late Adulthood: Psychosocial

    I enjoy fixing up my home and spending time with family.
  • Epilogue

    Dying is apart of everyones life and I have lived a good life and now it is my time. Living a good and happy life did not worry me about death and I except it.