Familial Relationships In Family Development
Relationships effects a person’s developmental growth in differently ways throughout the lifespan. Infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, adolescence, and emerging adulthood all have significant relationships with the parents, siblings, and peers.
During infancy, which is from birth to roughly the age of 2, a child learns new skills and gains a better understanding for the world around them through social interactions with their family and peers. Familial relationships are an essential aspect of their development because it sets a foundation for their social development throughout the rest of the lifespan.
For an infant in the early childhood stage, the relationship between the primary caregiver and infant is a critical component of…