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On May 10, 2015, when that wah-wah-wah sounds hit my eardrums, I was overwhelmed. I didn’t know what to expect or what to do with this tiny innocent, and vulnerable baby girl. As a new mother, I looked at her for the first time while she was lying on my chest, skin-to-skin, and heartbeat-to-heartbeat. Suddenly, my eyes were full of tears. I whispered to her that his father and I would love her with our heart without hesitation. I even promised to a newborn that her childhood would be much better than mine because she wouldn’t be living in poverty. In this class, I have learned the historical perspectives of child images in western culture, how children construct their identities and the connections between adversity and resilience. The latest…show more content…
I have never thought of being bulling by older siblings could be hurtful, too. I am the oldest child. I have a younger brother who is two years younger than me. We never get alone. I always think he was the black sheep of the family. This response made me thinking about the problems I had with my brother. Ever since I was little, I had the feeling that my mother valued my brother more than me. I felt unfair and jealous. I guess somehow I transferred my hatred for this gender stereotype towards to my brother. I probably hashed on my brother while growing up. I thought of what should I do so that my children would not bully each…show more content…
It is always easier to share good memories than talking about depressing or difficult times about their past. Most of these happy memories were doing stuff with their parents. Once again, it shows that parents play a huge impact on their children childhood memories. In class, we discuss where we should place orphans in state care or foster home. Most of us acknowledge that loving and nurture home was important to children development. At the absent of loving home, we thought of the third solution would be having an organization that specially designed as a home setting. The majority of the participants described their role models were their mother. Several considerations were taken into account. First, the role of the mother in the typical family is to take care and nurture their children more often than their fathers. Many of participants described their mother as loving and outgoing. The other reason is that most participants’ fathers were either working or absent in their lives. Therefore, the image of a mother can influence her child’s
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