Pernet and Child Observation Essay

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Pernet and Child Observation

Ben Brown
April 7, 2002

Child And Parent Behavior Observation

I am almost always surrounded by the interactions between children and their parents. I
hear it at my work, I hear it in restaurants, but most of all I hear it at my house. My
mother owns a daycare and every night I listen parents being hit by a barrage of
questions. When children are being picked up they always have a couple of questions for
their parents. Children are always asking about the meal for the night or whether they can
go over to a friend's house or have some body over. Every night I see 12 different
children with twelve different parents and it seems that each parent acts differently then
the next.

When I thought of observing the children that attend my mothers daycare I decide that I
should observe the interactions between the daycares "Problem Child" and his mother. The
boy that I chose to observe seemed to have no respect for anyone or anything. He often
made obvious lies and played practical jokes that physically hurt the other children.

On the Friday night that I observed him and his mother he was playing on the swing set out
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