All that we could do was make her as comfortable as possible as she went through this. Hoping and praying that a miracle wa... ... middle of paper ... ... see how great my family is as a result of all that they had done for her. I am no longer angry, I know that she would be very grateful to my family for all they did to help. Even though it consumed all of our lives for a long period of time, I would do it again for her in a heartbeat. I am ashamed that I felt at all jealous because my mom needed to be with her my grandma and I should have understood that.
But, now I do, and I use this principle almost every day in my life. Before that accident, mother always told me that the appearance doesn’t matter, but I fully understood it only, when learned it on my own practice. So, I fully agree with Anna Quindlen, that there are things, which person should learn by his / her own. I hope that in future I will be a good parent. However, I will always remember that a really good lesson is the one that can be leaned on personal experience.
She said, “I’m a grandmother, my love for you is just like having another daughter.” I realized that she was my biggest supporter and teaching me how to be independent was something she did from the bottom of her heart. She also felt that since my father wasn’t in my life that I deserved to have all the support from family. My mother is a single mom and my grandmother stepped up to the plate and helped where my mom fell short. I will always have the up-most respect for my grandmother because she went over and beyond for me. I felt as though my grandmother did everything out of love and not because she felt obligated to.
We both had positive support throughout childhood which let to both good and bad experiences. I enjoy intimate relationships and my boyfriend does too. We tend to be warm, trusting, and hopefully we will have a long lasting relationship. It is important how we let each other know what we are feeling and we share our feeling with our close friends. I am known for having high self-esteem and I don’t experience much anxiety.
Deep down inside, I have always known my parents are loving parents that will do anything they can to support me to prosper and succeed in life. The only problem is that my parents came from very traditional household that used the authoritarian parenting style, so that is the style they used on me. While growing up with parents using the authoritarian parenting style, I was not exposed to their warmth or nurturing side. Instead, I was taught to respect authority and traditional structure in a demanding, controlling and punitive way. This affected me in a negative way as I was expected to follow strict rules unconditionally with absolute obedience, and my parents rarely gave me choices or options as they had very high expectations of what I should be doing.
My love for her is stronger than I’ve ever experienced for anybody. Even though my heart is hurting and it feels like my chest is going to cave in I know I can’t be angry at her. People’s feelings change and I can’t let that situation turn me into a person with a negative outlook on love and life. I’ll do just as Mama taught me to love and show kindness to my ex girlfriend, Kirtrina, regardless of how much she hurt me. Mama demonstrated ensuring the happiness of those we, love even when wronged is the best way to live and that is how I want to be remembered.
She punishes me whenever I do something wrong. Even though I never like the punishments, I realize that it helps me learn and correct me from my mistakes. Many parents would just leave it up to their kids and not care how they deal with the problem. But that is not my mom, I am lucky enough to have a thoughtful mom to support me through the hard times. To begin with, my mother has a huge impact on my life because she supports me with my education.
In the novel All Over but the Shoutin’ Rick Bragg shows the love and devotion of what every mother should have through his mother. The only woman that Bragg truly cares for and takes time out of his day is for his mother Margaret Marie. Bragg tries to do the best for his mother and tries his best to make her proud of him. Bragg learned early in life that his mother strived to give her children everything possible. For Mrs. Bragg her children are the reason she wakes up everyday and tries to make a better life for them.
She knows that my judgment calls will be the right ones because she raised me with morals and values. ... ... middle of paper ... ...., Beebe, S., & Redmond, M. Pg. 338) So in turn I have always choose my path in life, when I wanted something I got it. When I wanted to go somewhere I went there, and now I am criticized for doing this in my life. I know my mom wants the best for me in life but I also want to live life to the fullest and have fun doing it, as tomorrow is no guarantee.
I took this advice for granted and never understood what it meant until I lived it. I don't regret anything but my decisions could have been better. Growing up and seeing so many teen parents around me I would always think I would never have kids at a young age. Life, however, had different plans for me which were my two beautiful daugthers. I feel I love with the mother of my girls when I was 18.