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March 9, 2011

What Temperament is Your Child?

Author: JenniferMaster1

Temperament, a valuable concept for parents, describes the differences in how children receive, digest, and express their experiences. Understanding each child’s temperament can show us how a child may handle new experiences and how he will respond to new challenges.
Temperament is made up of many factors: activity level, regularity, sensory, threshold, and mood. These traits are probably largely inborn.
“Differences in temperament, even at the extremes, are in the normal range of behavior. There is a ‘poorness of fit’ when the parent’s expectations are beyond the child’s temperamental abilities.” Stella Chess, MD Read more