BC: "Don't cry because it's over, Smile because it happened." - Dr Seuss
FC: Emma Taylor Martin born: 6-1-1995
1: Wallace Gravett | Barbra Cox | Teresa Martin | Cabell Martin | James Cabell Martin | Cheryl Gravett Guempel | Emma Taylor Martin | 12/31/1970 | 4/9/1949 | 8/18/1949 | 6/1/1995 | 11/29/1924 | 7/24/1965 | 12/14/1963
2: Birth to Age 2 | The picture to the right was taken in my first house in Virginia in 1996 when I was 1 year old.
3: Favorite things: My grandma my blankie my stuffed animals | Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California Time of Birth: 11:16 pm Date of Birth: June 1, 1995 Name of Hospital: San Pedro Hospital Weight: 8lbs, 10 oz Length: 17 inches Story of name: My parents didn't want to name me after anyone they knew, so they picked an old and unpopular name Began Walking: 14 months First Word: Dada
4: Preschool: I lived in Virginia. My favorite thing to do was play with my socks, play, and lay in sandboxes. I didn't go to daycare until kindergarden.
5: The picture below was taken at Ashland Berry Farm.When I was young, my family would go every year in the fall to pick pumpkins. | Age 2-5
6: Age 6-10
7: In elementary school, I played soccer at the YMCA every year. I also went to daycare after school everyday at the Child Development Center at Wyndham. My favorite toys were pokemon cards and stuffed animals. My favorite music in elementary school was Brittney Spears.
8: The photo above was taken by my family at a chorus concert in elementary school. My family used to come to every one of my performances.
9: Age 10-14 | Definitely the most awkward years of my life. Braces and middle school were not a good time. | My family at s middle school track meet. | My aunt and I on thanksgiving when I was 14.
10: Age 14-18 | I lived in Glen Allen, Virginia from age 14 to now. I began running track in middle school in 6th grade and I have run every year since. I am involved in Mu Alpha Theta, Key Club, Environmental Club, and Beta Club and I am in a women's select choir.
11: My friends and family have been very important to me over my middle school and high school years.
12: Christmas 2011 with two of my step brothers, Bishop and Jake
13: Parents and Siblings! | My mom and her husband, Kelly | My other two step brothers, Ethan and Noah | My dad
14: Extended Family | I am extremely close to my family and they are very important to me!
15: From left to right, there is a picture of me with my step cousin Riley, a picture of my grandpa, Pa, a picture of my Uncle Mike, a picture of my Uncle Greg, and a picture of me with my grandma and grandpa.
16: Every year when it snows, my family has a snowball fight and a snowman making competition.
17: Family Traditions | When I was little, my parents would take me to Annapolis where my father was stationed in the Navy.The picture to the left was taken on one of our trips there. | When I was little, my parents took me to Disney World a couple times on vacation.
18: The End!
20: Growth and Development Portion Birth to Age 2 When I was born, I was extremely big and chunky. I was a very happy baby and I always was smiling. I loved to play and roll around and eat. Autonomy vs. shame and doubt. Preconventional stage, I made moral decisions based on reward and punishment. Six months: began sitting, eight months: began creeping, ten months: began crawling, twelve months: began standing, thirteen months: walk. Age 2-5 (preschool) My language started to develop, my first word was Dada. Animism and egocentric characteristics develop. Initiative vs. Guilt, I was curious and began to ask questions. I wanted to please others, students, teachers, and parents. My physical growth slowed down, I weighed about 32 pounds. Age 6-10 (school age) I reasoned deductively conservations, classification. I could not recognize physical props. Industry vs. Inferiority, I acquired new knowledge. I went beyond myself in society. Physical growth slows I weighed like 80 pounds.
21: "An open home, an open heart, here grows a bountiful harvest." - Judy Hand | Age 10-14 (middle school) Formal Operational Stage was my stage of logic, abstract reasoning, hyptothetical reasoning, extended thinking or mental leaps, projective thinking, metacognitive thinking and reflective thinking. I had identity confusion. The period of raging hormones occurred at age 10-12. Age 14-18 (high school) Still in this stage, Weigh about 115-120 pounds. Very intellectual. Very curious and always asking questions.