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    abookercare posted:

    Children learn and acquire certain habits at an
    early age. A child who is exposed to unhealthy
    habits in negative environments are capable of
    acting out the portrayal within his or her given
    surroundings.

    Respectively, children also have a tendency to
    reflect some of their traits from what has been
    researched by scientists, 'genetics'. Though
    parents still have the responsibility to assure
    adequate training to each child according to his
    or her level of understanding and maturation,
    which will expel the necessary fruits from each
    child's behavioral pattern leading to success of
    their physical, mental, and social aspects in
    life from adolescent to adulthood years.

    Of course habits learned from an early age can
    determine positive or negative developmental
    processes that regenerates his or her long-term
    growth in life.

    Angie, 12/29/10 1:51 p.m.
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