pass, passed, past
I walked past the house.
I walk past the house.
I passed the house while walking.
The second one is kind of a misleading hint, since you don't spend a child like currency; I think it means your 'child period' or 'growing up as a child' in which case the answer is 'childhood'.
You could also say she "passed her childhood in England" since childhood is a period of time that is elapsing.