Reflective Essay On Toddlers

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A person that I tend to think of that represents the word “innocence” is a toddler. Most toddlers do not understand some the things that they do on purpose or not on purpose. Toddlers are too young to understand. For the most part, children are born innocent. They can’t control their emotions and how they are feeling. They always need to feel their parents comfort, love, and trust. Many children’s innocence comes from their lack of knowledge and experience. They aren’t yet mature enough on their own. It is a natural state of life for their young years. Toddlers aren’t firmly established on everything in this world and their surroundings until they become more aware. They are firmly in the present moment. As they grow, their brains begin to…show more content…
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