Childhood is the age span ranging from birth to adolescence. In developmental psychology, childhood is divided up into the developmental stages of toddlerhood (learning to walk), early childhood (play age), middle childhood (school age), and adolescence (puberty through post-puberty).
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... Further information Childhood studies In recent years there has been a rapid growth of interest in the sociological study of adulthood ... people have developed key links between the study of childhood and social theory, exploring its historical, political, and cultural dimensions in Ethiopia ...
... A childhood of luxury and privilege gave way to an early womanhood of decreased possibilities and genteel poverty ... being "innately literary" from early childhood and the fact that Bonner wrote several stories that were published in small periodicals before she turned fifteen, her traditional upbringing and ...
... was often shown on national television during his childhood years as a batboy for his father's teams ...
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- (noun): The state of a child between infancy and adolescence.
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“Womens childhood relationships with their fathers are important to them all their lives. Regardless of age or status, women who seem clearest about their goals and most satisfied with their lives and personal and family relationships usually remember that their fathers enjoyed them and were actively interested in their development.”
—Stella Chess (20th century)
“Ah happy hills! ah pleasing shade!
Ah fields beloved in vain!
Where once my careless childhood strayd,”
—Thomas Gray (17161771)
“Come; see the oxen kneel,
In the lonely barton by yonder coomb
Our childhood used to know,
I should go with him in the gloom,
Hoping it might be so.”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)