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Children are not small adults

Children are not small adults

10 May 2023 | State Library of Queensland

One of the mistakes parents often make is thinking of their growing children as though they were small adults. In this mindset, we can often, by downward extension, apply the same expectations to our children that we would to ourselves. Here, Dr. Vanessa talks about trusting in the developmental process and knowing that what childhood looks like will be very different from the form it will take in adulthood.


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