Teen Milestone: Thinking Deeply About Possibilities

As a toddler, your child saw the world for what it was. They learned based on what they could see and touch—like how to stack building blocks by size or count the number of apple slices on their plate. As a teen, however, your child begins to see the world for what it could be. They imagine the possibilities of their future and think deeply about their potential role in society. This transition from concrete to abstract ways of thinking is a big developmental deal for your teen! Take a moment to appreciate their intellectual growth.

Discover more teen milestones.

Did you find this article helpful?

1 voite 2 voite 3 voite 4 voite 5 voite

Subscribe and Stay Informed

About Taylor Tropea

Taylor is a Communications Associate at CPTC. Her background is in marketing and communications, and she brings experience executing digital communications initiatives in higher education and tourism.

Read more articles by this author