Germinal PeriodPrenatal growth. Roxanne forms into an embryo
Embryonic Period2nd stage in prenatal development. Roxanne forms legs, arms, fingers, toes and organs
Fetus StageThe 3rd stage in prenatal growth. Roxanne has become a fetus! It's a girl!
She's growing fast.
BirthRoxanne is born on September 4th 1968. 7 Lbs 3 oz agt Mount Carmel hospital in Michigan.
4 to 8 monthsBiosocial development: I could babble, laugh and flip over. I could also sit up and watch out for your hair I liked to grab it.
Cognitive development: I interacted with people much more and got excited when I leaarned how something worked. Like a rattle.
Psychosocial development: I became more socially aware at this stage. I outwardly exuded happiness with my smiles. I also showed more emotions like anger.
Almost a year oldBiosocial development: I tripled my birth weight and am growing fast. I slept around 12 hours a day.
Cognitive development: I adapted to different circumstances. If something didn't look right I attemempted to put it in order.
Psychosocial developement: I was sometimes afraid of new experiences and sounds. I got anxious when my mom was not in the room. I had begun to realize I am a different being from other people.
I pulled myself up and crawled.
Two Years oldI walked around with a little help and could squat to fill up a sand pail. My jabbering has become words.
Biosocially I was half my adult height and about a 5th of my adult weight. I slept a little less. I had about 25% more growth for my brain to be adult size.
Cognitively I considered before doing something. I had begun to recognize what I needed to do
Psychosocially I had a little separation anxiety but less than when I was a year old. I experienced all emotions. I was also more self aware.
Time for schoolOff to kindrgarten at Amerman Elementary in Northville, MI at 6 years old.
Biosocial development: I was around 40 to 50 pounds and approximately 3 and 1/2 feet tall. I could write simple words, ride a bike and tie my own shoes. I could draw and paint.
Cognitive development: I knew around 10,000 words.
Psychosocial development: I had developed a greater attention span and knew I was different from boys.
I prefered to eat only certain foods and grew much taller
Middle ChildhoodBiosocial development: I was growing slower and could brush my teeth and dress myself.
Cognitive development: I thought more critically and used logic, I could read paragraphs and chapters continued to build my vocabulary.
Psychosocial development: I reacted to things spontaneously and was more focused. I was able to verbally interact with friends and have true conversations.
AdolescenceBiosocial development. My hormones made me jump from angry to happy to sad. My mother couldn't wait until it was over. I entered puberty.
Cognitive development: My emotions were in a whirlwind. I was very concerned with how I looked and whether I was accepted by my peers.
Psychosocial development: I began to try to find out who I was in the world.
Emerging AdulthoodBiosocial development: I reached sexual maturity and my adult height. My physical strength increased. My sexual reproductive system was at its peek.
Cognitive development: I started to think more clearly. I was more practical. My problem solving skills were more advanced.
Psychosocial development: I finally knew who I was and my place in the world. I worked at Big Lots while I attended beauty school. I married at 22.
GraduationFinally graduation from Northville High school. Roxanne goes straight to cosmetology school
CosmetologyI graduated from cosmetology school. I was still pretty immature at this age and a bit self centered too. I was starting to take things more seriousely and had rent and bills to pay. My youth was over.
AdulthoodBiosocial development: I have been married and divorced with no children. I am truly focused on my goals and take responsibility seriousely. I am beginning to wonder if i will ever be able to retire. I notice I tire more easily, have become near and far sighted and have begun fogetting what i went into a room for. I write myself many notes.
Cognitive development: I am more focused and efficient. I am less self absorbed and more emphathetic. Psychosocial: Will I reach my goals?
Late AdulthoodBiosocial development: I am comfortable in my life but arthritis sucks. My hair is thinner and the skin sagging has gotten worse. I hardly recognize myself anymore.
Cognitive development: I am getting senile. I wonder how long I will be able to continue driving.
Psychosocial development: I have a few select friends that I spend my time with. I have an awesome rich husband who adores me. I have begun to realize I don't have that many years left.
DeathI died peacefully in my sleep of old age.