Currently the Morales Garcia family is not functioning as a unit due to the mother and father parting ways about three years ago. Since the separation the father has not consistently seen his children and recently has fathered a child out of the country. For the most part the father is no longer in the picture nor participates in birthday parties, holidays, school events, etc. Timo, spends his time working and traveling to Mexico where his recent significant other lives and where he has fathered a baby girl. Dora has also recently began a new relationship with a subject however it appears to be an on and off relationship. In recent years the family dynamic consists of the mother working to provide for the children in addition to having some help from her eldest daughter. All three of the youngest children are active in sports and attend school. Currently the only two people in the household that are employed are Dora and Vicky. Vicky...
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...ough a transition by now being the only parent in the home as well as bearing all the responsibilities that come along with that. The children have also undergone a huge transition by not having a father figure anymore in addition to having to pick extra roles in the family, for example Vicky having to bring income, and Rigo having to do some manly duties. The two smallest children have also dealt with the transition of not having a dad and feeling
Another transition that Vicky has undergone is become a caretaker along with her mother. Vicky is only twenty-one years old and she was not used to being depended on or used to coming to finically cooperate at home. Not only financially but also transitioning to taking over some of the mothers roles when possible. Transitioning from being a student to a provider is a major transition for her and a sudden change at that.
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