Family Heritage and Individual Identity
“In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future,” By Haley, Alex (390). We live in a family, be it a just a mom or dad or it could be a mom, dad, step mom or step dad, or even a mom, and mom as well as a dad and dad. It is what’s normal for us. I believe our family traditions, and cultural legacies many come from grandparents or older relatives, they contribute to our family values. We take the parts of the past that means the most to us, and combine it with the new traditions; we create as a new family. As a new family style we make a house a home with love to share with all that live there. Write a claim of value argument about an aspect of family heritage and individual identity.
“Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards - the things we live by and teach our children - are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.” by Walt Disney. What is family heritage; it starts with our past and shines into our lives now, and it leads us with the hope into the future. The Dictionary .com states; “something that comes or belongs to one by reason of birth; something inherited at birth such as personal characteristic, status, and possessions; anything that has been transmitted from the past or handed down by tradition.”
I know for a fact that we follow in our parents and grandparents footsteps especially when it comes to the holidays. My family does, my mom always made sugar cookie cut outs. Every year all of the second generations of nieces and nephew come to my house and we cut out sugar cookies and decorate them. Some of them go home, but some go to the nursing home we have in town, so they can enjoy the fun to. It’s a tradition we carry over from my mother, when we got down with making all the sugar cookies her, and I would take...