Where They ArePossesses a "know-it-all" attitude.Is able to assume some responsibility for her actions.Actively seeks praise.May undertake more than she can handle successfully.Is self-critical.Recognizes the needs of others.
The average eight-year-old is explosive, excitable, dramatic, and inquisitive. She:
Where They're GoingExplores the relationships of feelings, goals, and behavior.Learns about choices and consequences.Begins setting goals.Becomes more responsible.Learns how to work with others.
At eight years old, your child is learning how to set goals and understand the consequences of his behavior. You can help by encouraging him as he:
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