How short is too short? Does a child really even notice? Most kids are aware of where they fall in the great scheme of things but whether they are tall, short or average doesn't have much effect on self-esteem, according to a recent study.
In this study, 712 sixth-graders answered questions about self-esteem, behavioral issues, depression, popularity and teasing and bullying. The 28 students who fell below the 10th percentile for height
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Mar 10, 2009
Lots of kids are short. Let's face it, lots of adults are short and the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Short parents are going to have short kids and tall parents will have tall kids, by and large. There are times, though, when tall parents or even average parents have shorter than expected children and these kids garner a lot of attention, especially if they are boys.
Short stature can present in a variety of ways. Some children are