In our family you must wash your hands after using the restroom and prior to handling any food or setting the table. We attend church as a family on Sunday mornings. Kids are to be in bed by 8:30 pm on school nights. Put the toilet seat down when you are done using the toilet and always flush. My mom said as a kid they had to change out of their school clothes as soon as they got home and then do their chores as a kid. My kids know they need to let me know where they are going and who they will be with. My mom always expected that when I was younger as well.
Our immediate family is pretty closed as far as letting other people in and out of the family. We were a very close net family when my grandparents were still alive, but since they have pasted, relationships have deuterated. My two uncle’s Ross and Ed do not talk to each other at all. They have never really got along but would at least speak to one another. My mom is closer to Ed than Ross, but she has tried to forgive him and does talk to him from time to time.
I was always very close to my uncle Ross and did many things with him as a kid. I admired his talents and loved learning from him. My cousins always made fun of me from being so close to him, but I learned way more from him than they ever did. I am not very close to him anymore since I had my son Zachary as we had different views on a very personal matter and he choose not to talk to me anymore, which saddens me greatly. I would love for my kids to have a relationship with him and learn from him.
Robert Shipley, my maternal grandfather was in the Navy as a young man. He was the oldest in his family, so he had to help take care of his siblings and ...
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...y family and I try very hard to not say things about others that I do not know is true. An example is when I was working on this paper my mom told my son that I do not like to be touched. This is so far from the truth I love touch and I assured that I corrected her, and explained that I was busy and would love his touch when I was finished so I did not lose focus. My mom is always telling my kid’s stuff that is not true and I do not feel this is appropriate to share with children as it causes tension among family.
I loved hearing about my family and learning new things that I was not aware of while completing this assignment. It also helped me bond more with both my mom and dad during the process. I was able to talk to them and learn more details about my family. I was never aware that my grandma worked outside the home, because she did not when I was a kid.
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