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Childhood development - example of a celebrity, Demi Lovato.

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´╗┐Zuleka Bakar Singer, actress. Demi Lovato was born on August 20, 1992, in Dallas, Texas. Lovato's mother, Dianna Lovato, was a former country music recording artist and Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader. Lovato is the middle child of three sisters. Her older sister, Dallas, is also a singer and actress, and her younger sister, Madison, was born in 2002.Demi grew up in Dallas, Texas. She has two sisters and she currently lives in Los Angeles. Demi started performing at a young age she was seven years old. At this stage demi would be growing steadily and her head will be 90% of adult size, even though she still had a lot of growing up to do. However, her abilities would continue to grow into a more advanced or effective stage. By the age of 6/7 Demi would have been able to ride her bike and start skipping but instead she started performing. She played the piano and the guitar, and she is an accomplished singer/songwriter. Demi Lovato believed she was born with an eating disorder at this stage of her life she should be having fun but instead she felt depressed at a very young stage in her life she did not go to school and just locked herself away from everyone and kept everything to herself this led to her harming herself. ...read more.


Around 6 months her vision is more fully developed. Intellectual development- at this stage Demi is more talkative and she begins to say a few words such as ?mama?. She coo?s and gurgles and she is able to explore her hands and feet. Demi can now spot moving objects with her eyes. She explores things with her mouth. Demi is able to cry in different ways to show what she is feeling. For example hunger, anger and pain. Demi forgets about objects she cannot see. Social and Emotional Development- Demi is now able to develop her parents trust and meeting their needs and wants such as changing diapers being fed when she is hungry and being comforted when she is sad. When Demi gets frightened she cries and look afraid, this is to show how Demi is feeling anger, pain and hunger. This is to show how Demi is communicating she also gets very sensitive and without difficulty gets excited or upset. Demi is able to feel secure when her parents give her a hug and comfort her. Demi is able to smile undoubtedly at about six weeks as she is able to recognise faces. At four months she is able to smile, laugh and she can recognise the faces and voices of her parents. ...read more.


She may start to make painful comparisons with her friends. She may also go through some awkward stages, both about appearance and physical coordination. Demi may feel anxious if she is not ready for her menstrual periods. Intellectual development- Demi is able to imagine and think about things she has never seen or done before; she can imagine her future and how she might achieve things in the future and. She can start to solve problems on her own and her arguing skills starts to improve. She scan start to figure things out and understand what the meaning of life is. Emotional and social development- With so many changes taking place Demi?s brain and body she is often on an emotional roller coaster. Happy one minute, totally despondent the next, moody and tired, taking risks and challenging authority, suddenly wise beyond their years, demi is seeking to find out whom she actually is. At the end of this turbulent experience for both demi and her parents, parents become people in their child's eye and the adolescent becomes a young adult. The most important stage of a teenager?s life is to find out who she is and try to sort it all out. She needs to decide if she will continue to stay with her parents or move out, she is trying to figure out where they fit in the world. http://www.biography.com/people/demi-lovato-481444 ...read more.

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