Every Winter shelters open up and for a couple nights the community pitches in to provide food and drinks to those that have no where to go and no family to be with.
On the corner of a very plain looking block in Downtown San Diego sits a small building with no banners, and no signs. It is here...
My theme of inspiration for this piece is my family. I choose family because family means everything to me. With out my family I don’t know where I would be. Why I choose family, as my inspiration is family is everywhere you look and everywhere you go. They may not be right there with you, but they are...
My father's name is Darryl syzdek. My mother's name is Marie syzdek. Her maiden name is ladner. Her dad's last name is ladner. Her mother's maiden name is Micheal. My dad's dad's name is Thaddeus syzdek. My dad's middle name was named after his dad. My dad's...
nourishing and ideal family is often defined as a safe haven enclosed by invisible walls of love and concern. In such a family, not only can every member gain comfort and get self-esteem back when getting hurt outside, but also he or she can enjoy the warmth and love of the family. Then how to live a...
Brady Bunch (produced 1970) and My Wife and Kids (produced 2000-2005), represent family as a place of love, protection, support and affection. However the producers present this image through different technical, symbolic and language strategies. The representations of family presented in the two sitcoms...
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Blessing For Opening the Eyes
My family has taken in foster kids ever since I was a little girl, and it has shown me how truly blessed I am. It has opened my eyes and has made me realize how easy my life is, even at times when I think my life has gone to hell. This has also made me have...
* New jersey
* What was your family like?
* Mother worked all the time
* Grandma came from Korea to help raise me
* Family is traditional Koreans
* Close knit
* What are some of my favorite memories?
* Graduating from high school (mother...
liked to think of Cellular Phone Services as my home away from home. It was a small company of about twenty people that weren’t just co workers, they felt like family to me. In 2001, our company was declining. Every couple weeks people would get fired. I knew my time to leave would be soon, but I couldn’t...
sea had taken my brother so far away that I would not be able to see him any longer. Why is the sea so peaceful to look at but so deadly during a storm or a current change?
September 1, 2007 seemed like a normal day. The sun was shining and I was out grocery shopping at Wal-Mart with my mom. Dad called...
Hey everyone my name is Keisha Moore today is my first time having access to the class I’m late posting my work I’m sorry I had no control of it. I’m from Mississippi I use to work at a daycare I worked there for 6 years until the business closed. I have passion working with children. I was a substitute...
My role as a caretaker is one that started 19 years ago when I was just two years old. My twin brothers were born 5 short days after my second birthday and I knew from that moment they were the best gift a girl could ever ask for. My sister was 4 years old at the time, which meant two new additions...
Single-parent families have advantages and disadvantages. The effects are different in single-parent families than those of two parent families. Kids that have just one parent living with them may struggle with not being able to see the other parent all the time or at all. Parents of a single-parent family might...
man has been in my family for generations. The way most Mexican families function is the father is the provider and worker. The mother stays at home cleans, cooks, and takes care of the children. Also the father would be the one who gives out advice to the kids and makes the family decisions. On the...
I do believe that family values are important, and this article gives some valuable points. I don't completely agree with some of the statements included in this article, but overall, it mentions some important things I wish more people would consider. Coming home to a stable and supportive environment...
Communities all around the world are having hard times due to the economy. Families are struggling to feed their families and pay the bills. I know my community is going through a hard time. I see more crime going on around my area, bank robberies and gas station robberies, even shooting. People are so...
For this discussion I asked my kids to help me, since my topic for the Final project is about kids in gangs.
My children's concerns about kids in gangs is, that they are to young, they think it is cool, the violence- robbery, killing, raping and shooting other kids or adults. What they think has...
I was so embarrassed! It was the same thing every summer when we went on our family vacation. So, I knew exactly why they were all staring. Who wouldn't laugh and stare as our ancient, rusty, blue and white striped, 15-passenger van that looked like it was about to fall apart, with our huge camper...
“Alternative families” in the book?
Are these kinds of families unusual in your country/culture?
There are several kinds of families considered to be alternative families. They are:
1. Families that are small in size, means a father, a mother and a kid or a couple living together having no kids.
My Return to School
My Return to School
While returning to school will be extremely beneficial, the challenges are at times overwhelming and scary. I was nineteen the last time I took a college class. Now at forty, I have been out of a formal education setting longer...
fifteen decks above of surface sea water, and because of a imagination, my kids called it by “big boat”. We were very excited, and my kids had been asked about the trip every night since spring. Also, we were join a group had five families were going to. Wow, group vacation on cruise sounded like it could...
years to realize what an extraordinary influence both of my parents are to my life. As well as me, they were both born in Mexico. I come from a family that takes risks in order to achieve something in life. That’s exactly what they did once my mother Maria gave birth to me in Mexico. It only took a...
The Blended Family
The American Blended Family
Often times we think of marriage, we think of starting a family and living happily ever after. Today’s society compared to when I was growing up is a little different. The divorce rate is higher now than it was twenty five years ago with a...
Difficulties in School
In the last two years, statistics of kids that display difficulties in schools has grown dramatically. It’s this generation that’s facing the most problems in schools. The kids face distractions, family problems, or even personal illness they’re struggling with. One of the...
My Extended Family
By Amy Markle
It seems like yesterday all the kids where little and needed me all the time. Now Francesca is married, with children, Kaitlin is living on her own with her daughter, and JJ and April live with them. I feel like it was only the other day we were all...
When I get home, I help my mom set the table for dinner while she asks about my day. When my dad gets back from work and the dog stops barking, we all sit down and eat together and talk about how everybody’s day went. Although many families have busy lives, families who eat dinner together are more successful...
MY LIVE IN 2030
I am thirty-five years old, wow I’m old. I have been working as a
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), for about eight years now. I
am so grateful that I have such a Successful career. It’s a lot of hard work
but I really enjoy it. The best part is when I help people...
What is “Modhesh”? When I was young I went to a lot of places with my family.
My family used to go to a lot of trips like fishing in the sea, driving in the desert and a lot of other places. However the happiest memories in my childhood were in one festival called “Modhesh”. Modhesh is the name of...
different from any other kid in my town. Minus a few things that one would not hear another kid talk about like it’s an everyday activity of life. For the most part I believed I was the same then again I cannot fully say that is true. I was a half American – white and half Thai – dark. My mother, who is Thai...
A Memorable Trip
My most memorable trip is the time I went to Orlando with my husband and two kids this
past summer. After two years of spending time here in Washington, I finally got a chance to take
leave and relax from work.
The first reason why my trip to Orlando was memorable was...
important decision in my life and yet I feel the decision is not entirely mine. My parents subliminally have been slowly convincing me and making me like what they like. I’m currently in 12th grade and in collage I plan to major in business which I eventually come to like due to my parents. Coming from...