Most children from age 6 to 12 are in full bloom at this stage, your child is no longer a baby and the rewards and demands of adult life are far away.
It is time for slow steady growth for your child’s gradual development into a separate person who is getting to know more and more about them self and their world.
As your youngster reaches these middle years of childhood, he/she has won the freedom of an individual who can take care of them self in many ways.
Your child is well past of a period of rapid growth and is now preparing for the sport that will come just before adolescence.
Your child still has the protection of adult who generally view him/her with kindly consideration, because, after all, he/she is young and tender.
As child grows from age 6 to 12, child wants to be an eager adventure and thinks there is lot to learn.
Your child will often have different belief and desires. You can discover how to deal with the excitement surprises, arguments, joys and disappointments of everyday living in your family.
Being human in sense, is not easy at any age. But it is surely worth the struggle.
Your child is unique
Your child is unique individual in your unique family this way there can be no set of rules for raising your child.
How your child grows will depend partly on the self he/she inherited from both sides of his/her family and partly on the experiences kid has had. To a great extent, on the understanding and direction that parents give them.
Your special child at a special stage
Your youngster is commuter to the wonderful, outside world of middle childhood. Child travels back and forth between this outside world.
At age 6, child makes short trips and comes home often. As child grows, his/her trips became longer and checks in at the home station less often.
Growing up takes time and practice
Your growing child has an increasingly strong urge to be independent. This is part of child’s long journey from being a helpless baby in your family to being the responsible parent of his/her own babies.
Your child must grow from being dependent on you to being more dependent on them self, from being weak to being strong, from being frightened to being brave from, knowing little to knowing much and being able to learn more.
As your youngster succeeds more and more in handling life on their own, you have to find ways of handling your life without his/her needing you quite so much.
Childhood fears are conquered slowly
As your child grows as a self-confident and independent. Child will gradually conquer their fears.
When kid is 6 or 7, they are likely to have imaginary terrors. There are many reasons for this, one of them is lack of knowledge and skill.
Child has lot to learn about how to handle potentially dangerous realities, such as electrical appliances, automobiles, fire hazards and so on.
There are other fears child has that are not real, but they thinks they are or could be real, such as the ghost in the closet or the bear under the bed or the dragon in their nightmares.
6 and 7 year old children often have fears of unknown fears because they are overwhelmed by the feeling that they cannot as good or strong or brave as they want to be or perhaps as you expect them to be.
As your child gets older and grow self-confidence and skill they are likely to have fewer imaginary terrors and to be less fearful,
In general, the fear is that child does have are apt to center on worries over school failure or lack of friends or of getting into trouble with other people.
Although you cannot banish your child fears, they are likely to find comfort in talking them over with you.
It also helps if a child learns with your firm and calm guidance to face some of them success in conquering some small fears and courage for coping with bigger ones.
You may find that your daughter lets you know that she wants more help with fears than your son does. Girls in our society generally at least show their fears more than boys do.
Child likes to explore
As your grows toward more independence as they gradually overcomes their fears. Child urge to adventure and explore also grows.
Your kid natural push is urged on by books, television programs, school, lesions companions and so on.
Not all adventures take place near home, especially as your child reaches age of 9 and 10, he want to range further and further in his explorations.
Bike trips become more popular and he and his buddies may walk for miles in search of the magic that lies “around the next bend”.
Boys are usually more adventuresome than girls. This is partly because they are expected to act in this way.
It is also because they usually are allowed more freedom. It also may be related to their generally greater energy, stranger muscles, and physical restlessness.
Child wants to do what others do
Your youngster, as he gets older, will probably become more and more eager to be part of a group.
He wants to be like his own age mates and liked by them. this is natural because people around his own age form much of the society into which he must fit now and later.
As he grows up from them he learns there are many ways to be a person.
Parents wants to be a “real boy” and she, a real “girl”
Part of what he learns involves how to behave like a boy or a girl, as the case may be.
Your son learns about being a “little man” partly by loving and copying his father and other men he knows and admires.
Your daughter grows towards becoming a woman partly by being close to her mother and other women.
But as your youngsters move on age to age 8 or 9, they usually get more and more involved in finding out what it means to be a boy a girl in their own society.
As they gather more information on this fascinating topic, they want to prove their own boy-ness or girl-ness.
This is especially true for boys. They and their friends gang up together to prove they belong to a man’s world.
They often overdo the act of being strong, tough and fearless, rough talk, a jaunty swagger, a disdain for comb and washcloth are viewed as passports to the male kingdom.
Even though your daughter probably won’t feel so much pressure to prove she is a girl as your son will feel called up to prove he is a male, she will be growing slowly toward being more feminine. Her big worries are more likely to come later when dating days begin.