We all clearly recognize that babies grow up as we see the obvious changes in them through time. They grow taller and heavier. Babbling turns into speech. They learn to read and write. Often, however, we fail to see our continued growth as adults. The attributes of child development are easily recognizable. But what are the attributes of adult development? How do we know when we are growing and changing as an adult? And what happens when there is trauma as a child? How does that affect adult development?