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Struggles within the Younger family in the play A Raisin in the Sun

- Struggles within the Younger family in the play A Raisin in the Sun A Raisin In The Sun Rolling in the Dust “Oh- so now it’s life. Money is life. Once upon a time freedom used to be life- now it’s money. I guess the world really do change…” (74). This quote reveals the economic struggles within the Younger family in the play A Raisin in the Sun. Throughout the play, Mama’s views are at odds with Walter’s views. For Walter, who feels enslaved in his job and life, money is the truest freedom. To him, money seems to be the answer to everything....   [tags: English Literature]

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Family Is Everything When I Was Younger I

- Family Is Everything When I was younger I never thought about how hard it was to be an adult. I never thought about the consequences of my actions. I was young and I didn’t have a care in the world. I never realized how hard my parents worked, or even how tired they would be after their long days. Being a child you never realize just how much your parents go through to support their families. They never want to tell you because it’s “grown up talk” and “you’re too young”. They never stop to think that just because you’re young you still catch on....   [tags: Mother, Family, 2008 singles, Sibling]

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Success of a Family: Aspirations & Motives of the Younger Family in Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun

- Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun revolves around a short but difficult period in the lives of the Younger family. Each family member has dreams of a higher quality of life; free from the pressures of poverty and the literal confines of an outgrown and decrepit apartment. Ultimately, the ambitions of each Younger are inspired by dreams of a better life for the family as a whole. Though each Younger approaches this goal differently, they each desire to rise above their current position in the “rat trap” of society into a better, more respectable, life (964)....   [tags: Theatre]

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A Raisin in the Sun: Money is Only an Object

- Does money control today's society. The Younger family is an African American family in Chicago in the 1950s. The family lives in a small and ratty one window apartment. They are an “average” family who receives the proceeds from a $10,000 life insurance policy from the death of Walter Lee Sr. Everyone in the family has their own idea of what they want to do with the money, if it was up to one of them. The author's story setting is in the apartment surrounded by various conflicts, conversations and actions of the characters....   [tags: money, younger family, poverty, hansberry]

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Similarities And Differences Between Children And Younger Sibling 's Language Development

- I have observed a variety of families over the years as a nanny and babysitter but have never experienced a family with less than two children. This has helped me to see more clearly the similarities in language among siblings. These similarities intrigued me, and got me asking questions. How exactly do siblings influence the development of their younger and older siblings. Could an older sibling help a younger sibling’s development progress much faster than a child without an older sibling. I wanted to explore how an older sibling’s use of language impacted the younger sibling’s language development and use of language more specifically....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Parent, Grandparent]

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Family Is A Family?

- According to the textbook, “there are many ways to be a family. Family life is as diverse as the persons who create families” (Galvin, Braithwaite, & Bylund, 2014). I think the origins of how I think about families and what my definition of them definitely have to do with how I was raised. I was raised in a two parent biological family where my parents were married and my family was by blood. I also grew up in a white family where both my parents worked and were bringing in money so I think that had shaped my definition of family in a way....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Marriage]

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Walter Younger And The American Dream

- Everyone would like to support their family financially and achieve financial success in their lives. Walter Younger is a thirty-five year old, married man who, is a limousine driver and has dreams like each one of us. Walter represents a 1950’s African-American male, who struggles, but tries to secure economic prosperity. Walter Younger has a dream to open a liquor store and he believes that this store will lead his family to The American Dream. A dream is a hope or a wish and Walter Younger, who is the hero and the villain of the play, wants to use Mama’s 10,000 to open up the liquor store....   [tags: Racism, African American, Race]

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Family And Family Systems Theory

- The description of a family of origin states that the people that we grow up with, our caretakers and siblings. Become the first social group that a person belongs too. Our families become the ones that give us the experiences that influence our characteristics, beliefs and values. The dynamics of how we function as a family is broken down in several different theories in our text. While going through these theories I will relate them to my family of origin. My family fits the norm of a nuclear families....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Mother, Nuclear family]

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The Family Of A Single Parent Family

- In modern life, we have belonged to own family. The families have complicated relationship between family members. We like to think of the family as a haven in a harsh world, but in fact, inequality begins at home. Some children are born in a complete family, they are very happy; Some children are born in a single-parent family, their personality are different from other, and even the lack of a sense of security; On the other hand, the children followed the father or mother that went to the reorganization of the family, they will probably get more love....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Mother, Parent]

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Family Life And Structure Of Family

- Family life and structure has been through a variety of changes through time. Many factors correlate with these changes. One change among family is guaranteed to be the cause of another. In this essay, only seven significant changes within in family will be discussed. Though family life and structure has changed due to a family consisting of more than just blood relatives, blended families, divorce, money, and technology, we as society should be acceptant to them. One of the many significant changes within family today is who we actually consider family....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Interracial marriage]

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The Change Of Family : Family

- The Change in Family What is family. When people think of family they think of parents, grandparents, siblings, cousins, etc. Family are the people that we grow up around and they have a big impact on how we see certain things in life. The Merriam-Webster Online dictionary says family is a group of people who are related to each other. However, the definition might shift as people go from being children to adolescence then to adults. When children hear the word family they think of the traditional definition....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Parent, Father]

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Eating With Family And Family

- Eating with family is very important. According to webmd, there are so many reasons why you should eat with family and have a nice meal. Ever since I was a little kid I always remember eating as a family and having that time to talk, share stories, and have a healthy cooked meal made by mom. In three main steps we are going to talk about the importance of having supper with family, that it is the perfect setting for new foods, and lastly the memories you can make with eating dinner with family. First we will talk about the importance of eating a meal with family....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Sibling, Family]

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Family Rules : A Family

- Family Rules 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....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Mother, Father]

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My Family : A Family

- I grew up with a family that has had a really close relationship with each other. My immediate family consists of my two parents, two older brothers, my younger sister, and me. My father has always been seen as the person with power in my family. He has taught us valuable lessons in life and has raised us with the idea that family comes first. We consider ourselves to be a strong family because whenever one of us is in need or has an issue we all support each other and help each other overcome whatever difficulty it is that we are having....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Sibling, Father]

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Family : A Unity Of A Family

- Family: A Unity to Conserve Throughout centuries, regardless of race or age, there have been dilemmas that identify a family’s true union. In “Hangzhou” (1925), author Lang Samantha Chang illustrates the story of a Japanese family whose mother is trapped in her beliefs. While Alice Walker in her story “Everyday Use” (1944) presents the readers with an African American family whose dilemma is mainly revolving around Dee’s ego, the narrator’s daughter. Although exhibiting different ethnicity, the reader should meditate that both families commonly share the attachment of a legacy, a tradition and the adaptation to a new generation....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Mother, Marriage]

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The Family Structure Of A Stable Family

- There are many different types of families that are born in our society. All different that have many ways of showing the supporting and caring,for a stable family structure. The family structure affects the behavior of parents in different ways. There are three types of families the nuclear, single-parent, and grandparent. Firstly, the nuclear family is when both parents and children are living in one house considered traditional. The nuclear family is best known in this society to raise children....   [tags: Family, Mother, United States Census, Father]

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Relationship Between My Family And Family

- Couple Relationship Legacy (Word Count 1030) There are three main relationship bonds can be traced through the couples in my family genogram. My family is unique in the sense that both my husband and I came from similar family sizes, but surpassingly have a different view regarding relationships. My family extended family has a plain emotional bond, but with traditional features. Such as; we spend holidays together, speak on a regular basis, but that’s it. No one goes above what they need to do for each other....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Divorce, Family law]

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My Family Of Your Family

- My family of origin consists of my mom, my dad, a younger brother and myself. Salsa is a great representation of my family. We are all strong independently just as the tomatoes, onions, garlic, and jalapeno peppers are, but when mixed we bring out the best each has to offer. We enhance and complement each other, no one is there to cover up or trample over the other. The first and most important ingredients in salsa are the tomatoes. This is how I depict my mom in our family. She is the backbone of our family....   [tags: Family, Mother, Scoville scale, Chili pepper]

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Family Structure Of The Family

- Families There are many different types of families that are born in our society. All different that have many ways of showing the supporting and caring, and being a stable family structure. The family structure affects the behavior of parents in different ways as the caregiver 's stress and the amount of time spend with the child. There are three types of families the nuclear, single-parent, and grandparent. Firstly, the nuclear family is when both parents and children are living in one house considered traditional....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, United States Census]

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The Ethics Of The Family

- The family is one of the strongest institutions of which Sociologists analyse, it contributes to the up-brining and development of Morals and Ethics. The main ideas of the family have been adapted either as a response or agreement to the Structural Functionalists who believe that the only ‘functional’ family type is the ‘Normative Nuclear Family’. Whilst ‘doing family’ I have experienced various different family ‘types’. In 18years, I have experienced the Nuclear Family, the Extended Family, and I’ve been part of a mixed family....   [tags: Family, Sociology, Nuclear family, Gender role]

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Family Strength And Stressors Within A Family

- Growing up in a large family has impacted my view on what a family should be like and what kind of stressors and strength can be met when living with several children. When approaching this topic of living as a large family, most of my thoughts on it are positive, and the strength of having several siblings can overcome the stressors the family might have. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the family strength and stressors within a family with several children. This paper will introduce and explain some of the advantages and disadvantages a family with several children might encounter....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Mother]

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The Death Of The Younger

- Agrippina the Younger is well known throughout history and amongst historians as being the sly woman who brought many Emperors and soon to be Emperors to their deaths with the taste of poison. However, Agrippina did not thoughtlessly poison them without cause, but she had an agenda instead. This powerful and strong minded woman was entirely willing to ensure that her imperial lineage was made Emperor of Rome without exception. No matter the trickery that she would have to partake in, or the lives that she would have to exterminate with her poisonous concoctions, Agrippina masterminded plan after plan to ensure her son’s Nero success as Rome’s next great Emperor....   [tags: Nero, Claudius, Augustus, Roman Empire]

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The Story Of The Bridge Family

- The Bridge family consist of husband Chris, age 54, wife Marguerite, age 49 and daughters Erica, age 16, and Christina, age 14. Chris and Marguerite have been married for 18 years. Chris became a long haul truck driver five years ago after losing his job of 16 years as a technician for AT&T. The family went through a difficult adjustment period when Chris lost his job at AT&T. Chris experienced a lot of embarrassment when he lost his job. Although, Chris was not happy at the job, losing the job was difficult for the household....   [tags: Family therapy, Family, Marriage]

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Structure Of Their Internal Family Dynamics

- have an age gap of about 2 years, they care for one another, share well, and love to play together. They are affectionate with one another which they have learned from their mother because she is very affectionate with her children as well. The genogram (figure 1) below is a pictorial representation of the family generations, which can be used to identify repetitive patterns of behavior and can be used as a visualization of their internal family dynamics (Definition of Genogram, 2016). This is showing the immediate family that is more interactive with the children and their parents....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Extended family]

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Importance of Family

- Family is an important moral thing in the life. It’s the place where every achievement starts. The presence of the family is necessary for the development of civilizations too (Scholasticus, 2011). However, there are two important formation of families, one of then is a nuclear family, which defines as “a couple and their dependent children, regarded as a basic social unit.” Another one is an extended family, which is “a family which extends beyond the nuclear family to include grandparents and other relatives” (Oxford Dictionaries, 2014)....   [tags: Immediate Family, Nuclear Family, Morals]

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Family Is The Most Important Thing

- Family is the most important thing in the world a single word, with many different meaning. As the backbone of society family plays an important role in who an individual can be. The family can determine the class of an individual, the education level, and their religion. There are different types of families that have existed and some that are still present today. In the past the nuclear family was the ideal model. The nuclear family also called domesticity is characterized as, women being responsible for keeping the home and children and men being the breadwinner....   [tags: Family, Nuclear family, Extended family, Marriage]

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The Family Is Not A New One

- The concept of the family is not a new one. It dates back at least as far as the Hammurabi Code, when family members could be sold to pay off debt. The way families are viewed by society is constantly in flux. The purpose of a family, however, as a group of people who support, love, care, nourish and educate one and other has remained constant for many generations now. The “acceptable” or expected makeup of such families is also something which has changed. In the fifties, the nuclear family created a model that many still dream of....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Nuclear family, Mother]

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Family Members Of The United States

- a.) Family members represented in my extended genogram are all born in the United States, as my great-grandfathers were first-generation Americans of European descent and great-grandmothers were Native Americans. b.) I am not familiar with either great-grandfather’s upbringing concerning rural or urban backgrounds but understand my great-grandmothers were from rural backgrounds of traditional Native American culture. Furthermore, all my grandparents were born and raised in rural West Virginia....   [tags: Family, Culture, Grandparent, Nuclear family]

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The Structure Of Marriage And Family

- From a marriage and family, theoretical frameworks that give way to explain the reasoning of your marriage and or family. View the structure of both marriage and family through the most common three theoretical frameworks. Such as, conflict theory, family systems, and symbolic interaction that is all valuable, pertinent within the marriage, and family. Through these different frameworks, they all have some sort of comparison within the meaning of the family. Symbolic Interaction Systems This framework deals with the individuals being understood as a part of a family, rather than as a whole....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Family therapy, Mother]

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My Family And My Dad 's Family

- My genogram lists most of the relatives from both my dad’s family and my mom’s family. Though I know that I have a lot of cousins, but I am surprised when I find out that that I have 18 cousins from both my dad’s and mom’s families. There are only 3 of them are female, all the others are male. There are more people than I expect when I try to figure out all their ages and names. Since I was born and raised in my great-grandmother’s house, I am closer to my mom’s family than my dad’s. My parents and I left our hometown when I was six years old, so we did not live with relatives nor did we have too much connections with them....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Grandparent, Mother]

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A Family 's Shady Situation

- A Family’s Shady Situation Procopio is a 22-year-old student and has aspirations of becoming a movie director. He graduated from the University of the Philippines in mass communications. Both of his parents are hardworking citizens. Procopio is an only child and lives with his parents and his grandfather. His father, Arnel is an OCW and makes decent money as an overseas construction worker. Arnel has been working in the US construction industry for the past ten years. To help support his family, Arnel would send monthly checks to the family....   [tags: Family, Mother, Nuclear family, Father]

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The Influence Of Family Structures

- The Influence of Family Structures According to Mental Health Professional Michelle Blessing, “there is no right or wrong answers when it comes to what is the best type of family structure. As long as a family is filled with love and support for one another, it tends to be successful and thrive. Families need to do what is best for each other and themselves, and that can be achieved in almost any unit” (Blessing). Families offer companionship, security, and a measure of protection against an often uncaring world, but family structure has undergone significant changes since World War II....   [tags: Family, Mother, Nuclear family, Father]

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The Modern Family

- The Modern Family In September 2009, America was introduced to Modern Family, a mockumentary that centers around three families (“Modern Family”). Like most sitcoms, Modern Family is a show that defines our current era, in particular, the families of our era. Generally, television aims to please their viewers by airing shows that closely reflect their viewers’ lives. As family values change, so does the content of television (Manousos). For example, the American family is glorified in the 1950s show Leave it to Beaver....   [tags: unmarried gay couple, addams family]

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Biography Of Walter Lee Younger 's Dream

- In the play, each of the characters has a different set of dreams or outlooks on how to fulfill their lives. These dreams are what inspire various members of the family to perceive life in a much more optimistic perspective. However, some of these dreams also can cause one to give up and undermine the precious gift of life in the present time which ultimately can lead to poor decisions in the future. From $10,000 to being broke completely, the Youngers realize that the most important aspect is to stick together amidst differentials within the context of their dreams to fight against a much bigger issue, racial discrimination....   [tags: Time, Present, Love Conquers All]

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Family And Family As A Family

- Imagine the word family it is a simple word, however it is also a powerful. The thought of family is definitely for every family is different. There are similarities based on the culture of a family. The basic nature of family is the same, it is a connection to another. In the United States the idea of family is mother and father that produce a boy and girl and live in a home with a white picket fence. This is a stereotypical family which is not the case for all families. There are many variations of families in the US....   [tags: Family, Mother, Marriage, Bloods]

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Tradition And Cultural Legacies Of The Family

- Tradition and Cultural Legacies Every family has a special ways of bonding, celebrating holidays, and memorable moments in life. Most of these ways are family traditions that re passed down from generation to generation. Many of this traditions are a part of family culture or are a way to share family history. Culture and tradition go hand and hand, the clothes, food, storytelling and the way thing are done at family gathers; are a part of both cultural legacies and tradition. As a result of family culture and tradition being so influential in our lives; are we capable of becoming who we really are as a person....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Value, Folklore]

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The Responsibility Of An Indian Family

- Responsibility and duty is a heavy theme throughout this book, highlighting specifically on the responsibility revolving around family. Where in America, there is always a sense of duty to your family, there is always more to be striving for: a better job, more friends, a bigger house. In Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri, the emphasis is on Indian families and the duty that they, and their children carry. Lahiri wants to show how the responsibility of an Indian family is generational, and each generation carries duty in a different way....   [tags: Family, Mother, Marriage, Father]

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Significant of the Medici Family in Italy

- Significant of the Medici Family The Medici were undoubtedly the richest and most powerful family in Italy, In the 13th century. During the renaissance era, there were many people that had a major impact on how the renaissance was viewed. However the Medici family played a key role in the success of the era. From 1434 Cosimo de' Medici is unmistakably the most powerful man in Florence, even though his family's cause has suffered a severe setback in the previous year. After his rise to power in 1434, his patronage brings much work to the city's painters, sculptors and architects....   [tags: powerful family, renaissance era]

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The Family That I Am Meeting

- The family that I am meeting is the Walls family; they are Rex the father, Rose the mother, Lori the oldest daughter, Jeannette, Brian the only boy, and then baby Maureen. The mother and father don’t seem to have any high levels of education, but seem to know more than they let onto. The children are extremely bright. The children have been in and out of school, but are levels above children their own age. Their father is from Welch, West Virginia his mother Erma and her husband also Rex’s brother Stanley lives in Welch with the grandparents....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Marriage]

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Cohabitation Is A New Family Form

- Cohabitation is when a couple is living together, but not legally married (Bulanda and Manning, 2008). Cohabitation hasn’t been studied in depth until recently which leads studies to experience inaccurate samples of the population. Moreover, many forms of families, like single parent families or previous divorced families, are adopting cohabitation as a new family form. According to the Bureau Census of 2001, in the U.S it is one of the fastest growing family forms (Bulanda and Manning, 2008). I argue that children of cohabitation experience different life outcomes as children of married parents due to the negative life outcomes associated with cohabitation....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Cohabitation]

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Family As A Social Structure

- A social structure is an established social pattern in a society that is emerged from and determined by the individuals within that society. Within a society, there is family as a social structure. A family is a group of people came together through marriage and is related by blood. When reflecting on family as a social structure, we benefits from being able to see how family as a social system establishes social identities, gender equality, gender roles, the interaction and connections between each individual of a family, and how it generates structure and cultural changes in its system and the society as a whole....   [tags: Sociology, Family, Mother, Homemaker]

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A Family 's Improbable Situation

- A Family’s Improbable Situation Procopio is a 22 year old student and has aspirations of becoming a movie director. Procopio graduated from the University of the Philippines in mass communications. Both of his parents are hardworking but not rich. Procopio is an only child and lives with his parents and his grandfather. His father, Arnel is an OCW and makes a decent living as an overseas construction worker. Arnel has been working on and off in the US construction industry for the past ten years....   [tags: Family, Mother, Sibling, Father]

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Family Structure And Parental Involvement

- “Get an education so you can succeed in life” is a phrase a child will hear over and over again until adulthood. The quality of education a child receives can influence every aspect of their lives. So it is important for each new generation of students to do well in their schooling. High intelligence does not guarantee that a child will achieve high marks in school or get advanced degrees. Each individual has his own capacity for learning that can be changed by influences in their lives. There are many factors that can affect how a child learns that may be out of their control....   [tags: Family, Education, Sibling, Parent]

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What Makes A Blended Family?

- What is a blended family. According to the dictionary a blended family is “a family composed of a couple and their children from previous marriages” (Dictionary). There are lots of blended families in our world. However, let me paint a better picture for you. You are either a single child or you have a few siblings, and your parents are splitting up. You may be upset and fear that you will never have a “normal” family again. Your family breaks up, and your mother moves in to one house and your father into another....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Marriage]

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Personal Statement : My Family

- When I am asked what is my role in my family, I am lost in thought. Firstly, because of a paradoxical relationship between my family which means that my parents only want to do their own things but they still live together, I hold the opinion that I am the protector of my family. Secondly, I have two younger male cousins which are younger twelve-year-old than me. I watch and accompany them when they grow up and I want to be a good example in my family. I was born in an ordinary family which my parents made enough money and we were a happy family at the beginning, but everything changed at one day....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Parent]

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Family Structure And Parenting Styles

- Family structure and parenting styles, both matter to kid’s success. Family structure can make all the differences in the world to a child’s life and the way they grow up. As the book, ‘Our Kids: The American Dream In Crisis’, has proven to be true and have shown examples of the way kids grow up, whether they are in a single parent home, two parent home, multi-generational home, or multi-partner fertility home. Parenting styles, as well as family structure, can also make huge differences to a child 's success, such as the parents being protective, caring, if the parent is involved with their child 's schoolwork or extracurricular activities, not involved with their child and whether their pa...   [tags: Family, Parent, Mother, Parenting]

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History of the Lange Family

- The history of the Lange family spans back almost over 100 years ago with the birth of Grandfather Clark Lange in 1917 who then married Catherine Phelan (b: 1922) in November of 1946, which then began the Lange family lineage. Catherine and Clark gave birth to Walter (b: 1947), Anne (b: 1949), Paul (b: 1951), Mary (b: 1954), Brian (b: 1957), and Peter (b: 1961) into the family. From there, Water and Carol Ann Ronan who married in August of 1970 gave birth to Daniel Lange in 1973, Catherine Lange in 1971, and Courtney Lange in 1971....   [tags: births, deaths, family, event]

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My Family And My Life

- As the snowflakes fell one by one onto the tip of my nose, I wondered to myself how my family had found their way to Pennsylvania out of all the states. I was born among the soothing southern beaches of West Palm Beach, Florida, known for the all-year round warm and relaxing temperature, only to move to Austin, Texas when I was three years old. After living under the brutal Texas scorch for five years, my parents decided to move to the colder bliss of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Despite all the moving my family and I have been through, we remain inseparable....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Medicine]

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Modern Family : Today 's Culture

- Modern family attracts all types of families rather it’s you becoming a new parent or maybe being a gay with a new born is what makes this show successful. Movies and shows draws that attention of a lot of people but what makes this show so successful. Well in today culture it has to reflect on how much people watch the show and let alone who watch the show. Modern family is about parenthood with by racial families. This show is successful because of how in today’s culture, the way people are rising there family....   [tags: Family, Marriage]

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My Family : My Sister

- I was born on April 6th, 1994 around nine o’clock at night. My sister was the one that convinced my parents to have another child, because she really wanted a little sister. I am the youngest of two and will always be seen as the baby in the family. I have had a very good life so far, with few big experiences that have helped develop into how I am today. Some of the major parts that have impacted me are; adding two other members into my family, having codependent tendencies with my best friend, the summer of 2014, and going to individual and group therapy....   [tags: Family, Thought, Mother, Foster care]

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Creating Balance Of Family Time

- Finding that intricate balance of family time in the midst of Chaos. Dinner, homework, friends, after school activities, yard work, laundry, car pool, bath time, and on top of it all our jobs and relationships. How do we make quality time with all four of our children individually and as a family in the midst of all this chaos. In this complicated, technologically advanced world, finding those treasured pieces of time for family and one on one interaction with your children is a challenge that we all face and have to somehow overcome if we are to succeed as a family unit....   [tags: Family, Childhood, Paisley Park Records]

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Family : A Dysfunctional Family

- A child 's family can really affect a person’s identity. The way which these families are dysfunctional they abuse or neglect their children. A children in a dysfunctional family often feel that child abuse and neglect is normal and there is nothing wrong with it at all. In a dysfunctional family it is often one parent that is doing the abuse. Then the child may be a bully or be really depressed or have a personality disorder when they get older. Then it is too late because their personal Identity is affected and they no longer trust anyone or they think neglect and abuse are the right thing....   [tags: Family, Family therapy, Dysfunctional family]

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Family Is The Most Important Thing?

- Every one has a family, but not every person chooses to be a part of that family because they don 't see that they only have one family. They end up losing sight of that family because they hate one person in the family. For me family is the most important thing even though we don 't get along that well from time to time. You should make time for your family because you never know when they are taken from you. This all starts with how I was raised. I was raised to be a family man and love the family I have no matter what happens....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Mother, Father]

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Family Is The Most Important Thing?

- Everyone has a family, but not every person chooses to be a part of that family because they don 't see that they only have one family. They end up losing sight of that family because they hate one person in the family. For me family is the most important thing even though we don 't get along that well from time to time. You should make time for your family because you never know when they are taken from you. This all starts with how I was raised. I was raised to be a family man and love the family I have no matter what happens....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Mother, Father]

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Expectations Vs. Reality Family

- Expectations vs. Reality Family is one of the greatest treasures we have in our lives when the world is against us, the ones who stand with us, the ones that take care of you when you’re sick, and the ones that truly do love you in this world. As a child, I knew what my family was however, I was no more than a spectator at a play, watching this beautiful presentation with no knowledge of all the work that goes into creating it or everything involved in order to keep it going. So, my younger years are filled with amazing times with my family, these late nights of being on the deck of my grandparent’s home....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Cousin, Puppet Master]

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My Story Of My Family

- My story takes place in my aunt’s apartment in Ny early in the morning on February 25, 2012 My family members were gathered around her when she was laying dead in her bed. When she lost her battle with stomach cancer, I was only sixteen years old at time. Years later my cousins and I were sleeping over at a family friend’s apartment and I heard my cousin Raymond say “She 's dead!” My cousins and I jumped out of bed and ran down the stairs to go to my aunt’s apartment; and went to her room, we saw her dead....   [tags: English-language films, Family, Stairway, Want]

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My Family Is Considered An Open System

- I think my own family is considered an open system. I feel like we hold no secrets and we are able to get what we need to out on the table. I’m comfortable talking to my family about whatever. We usually are open to new ideas and can handle change well. The only few closed things I can think of are if there is a money issue, or if there is a health problem in extended family. My parents always talk about things with each other first, before informing my brother and I. I guess that is still considered being open, I think my parents feel they need to take control of the situation before they inform my brother and I....   [tags: Family, Father, Sibling, Mother]

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The Family At Home : A Family Of Home

- Many years ago we lived in a time where technology did not run our everyday lives. This could be said for even 20 years ago. In the 1800’s that was definetly the case. Family life was more about the family and less about distractions. Everything was simpler, there was not mulimedia that needed to be tended to, families had several children, and pets were a common household friend. Both paintings show families sitting together in a common area of their homes. The time in which the paintings were done was during years where daily lives were lived simpler than they are today....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Nuclear family]

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Changes And Changes Within My Family

- Changes vs. Consistency: Some circumstances that have contributed to the changes within my family are societal changes. One example of societal change is the increased importance of higher education. When my grandparents were young, going to college was not something that was expected out of them. However now it is the societal norm, so the younger of my family’s generations are starting to go to college more than previous generations. Another example of this is the decrease of number of kids my family has had over the past few generations....   [tags: Family, Sociology, Grandparent, Difference]

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Understanding Family At Times Can Be Confusing

- Understanding family at times can be confusing, especially if you grew up in a single parent family and suddenly your father decides to come into your life. As a young girl I never met my father yet, I knew some family from his side and he was mentioned but, I never met him. When I turned twenty-one I was ready to meet him so, my mother made some calls and send me out to where he lived. We meet and it was a crazy experience and I thought we were going to begin to communicate and stay in touch now, that did not happen which broke my heart....   [tags: Family, Mother, Grandparent, Father]

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Personal Statement : Family Communication Worksheet

- Simiranjot Singh FAMILY COMMUNICATION WORKSHEET FAMILY DESCRIPTION: -Kulwant, mom -Sunny, brother-in-law -Amira, niece -Harvinder, dad -Mindy, sister-in-law -Amar, brother -Devan, nephew -Navreet, sister -Ranvir, brother FORMATIVE FAMILY MESSAGES: Formative Message 1: One positive formative message I always got from my family is, “You’re the smart one out of the family.” When I was young, I always used to get good grades and receive academic awards. Whenever I would receive an award, my mom would always say, “Good job, I know, one day you’ll be someone great.” My dad also used to say, “One day you’ll become a nurse, doctor, or lawyer.” My siblings joined once in a while to by saying, “H...   [tags: Family, Sibling, Parent, Father]

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My Family History : My Grandmother

- When you think about your family history and how far you can follow your family history back to the first time they arrived in the U.S you would be pretty amazed. When I start back to my family history on both of my parents side I can go as far back as my great-great grandparents on both sides. On my mom side her great grandmother was from a Caribbean island she later came to the U.S. because of my great-great grandfather wanted to live in Mississippi to work there to earn more money. Later my great grandfather and grandmother moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan with my grandfather who was from Michigan....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Parent, Sibling]

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Family Of Origin : Family

- “Family of Origin” The phrase “family of origin” is usually used to define the family that one was raised in or with. Family is often viewed as a social institution, responsible for the socialization and care of its members. The institution of family has a strong influence on individual biopsychosocial well being My family of origin is Haitian. My grandfather was a crop farmer in Haiti. My maternal grandmother passed away when my mother was eight years old. As a result, my mother became somewhat of a foster child....   [tags: Family, Mother, Nuclear family, Father]

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My Family Is Very Different Than Other Families

- To me my family is very different than other families I know. In my nuclear family my father is in the military, and was constantly away when I was young so we were always going back and forth between being a whole family and having to adapt to my father being away. In my extended family my aunt was adopted from a northern Aboriginal community when she was two, as well two months before I was born my grandmother died and my grandpa remarried when I was two, then we found out when I was eleven that my grandpa was adopted....   [tags: Family, Mother, Nuclear family, Father]

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Nursing Assessment Of A Family Health Assessment

- As explained by Loghmani, Borhani, & Abbaszadeh, (2014), to establish the specific health conditions of a given family, a family health assessment is important to be performed. In addition, this procedure gives the nurse and other health care practitioners the ability to identify the health needs of the family. Therefore, through this process the nurse achieves the opportunity to communicate with the family, examine to detect potential risks for any health issues, get opportunities for health education, and provide health....   [tags: Health, Public health, Nursing, Family]

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My Family Vacation - Original Writing

- Aileana 2002 As families go, mine was what I thought of as normal – whatever that may mean. We always took our summer family vacations in Durness in the Northwestern Highlands of Scotland. My Seanmhair on my father’s side lives in a converted crofter cottage on the edge of the cliffs above the sea. The cottage is made of the same stone as the low walls near the cottage. I always loved going back each year to my father’s childhood home. The Highlands of Scotland were more than just the 5,333 miles from my home in Woodland Hills a suburb of Los Angeles, California....   [tags: Sibling, Family, Durness, Scottish Highlands]

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The Morales Garcia Family Of The Family

- In this paper the author will attempt to assess the Morales Garcia family whom is a friend of the family. The aspects being looked at are the family system roles, rules, strengths, risk factors and major transitions. The author has known this particular family unit for over fifteen years and has observed changes in their dynamics. The Morales Garcia family consists of six members including the mother, father, two daughters and two sons. There is Vicky, who is a twenty-one year old car dealership worker, then there’s Rigo who’s an eighteen year old male high school student, next there’s Josue who is an elven year old soccer player, and lastly Nalani who is a six year old elementary school gir...   [tags: Family, Parent, Mother, Father]

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My Family : Family, And Education

- My mother has always said there are three things that truly matter and leads all other aspects in life: faith, family, and education. Well, two of those principles correlate to what chapter ten focuses on considering family. My family consist of my biological father, biological mother, my two biological sisters, and of course two awesome dogs. Each one of them has his or her own personality that identifies with the family and creates a assemblage. I will go into further detail as to how their attitudes and personalities contribute to the family unity....   [tags: Family, Mother, Parent, Father]

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The Family Of The American Family

- Parenting in America Today There has been quite a bit of research done on what a family in America today looks like. In fact, the American family is changing and the family unit is undergoing challenging fluctuations. There really isn’t one typical American family unit any long and families are more diverse now than in times past. Parents in America today are less likely to be married when they decide to have children and are more likely to be older and more educated. Families can consist of two parent households, single family households, blended households, same sex households and households wherein unrelated people live together due to economic circumstances....   [tags: Family, Parenting, Leisure, Stepfamily]

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- Part I: Family is very important to me I have a great love for my family and friends. The only family that I am close to is my immediate family. My mom and dad both have totally different families but I am close to both sides. Growing up I had one grandmother on my mom 's side and grandparents on my dad 's side. On my mom 's side I have a total of nine aunts and uncles, while on my dad 's side I only have one uncle. I have two sisters and three brothers but only my oldest brother and younger sister have the same mom as me....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Mother, Father]

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My Family Of The Bettis Family

- For my blended family, I interviewed the Bettis family. I interviewed Brian Bettis, Leanne Bettis, and Hunter Bettis. Brian was my junior high science teacher at Bluffs. He originally had three kids in his first marriage; Whitney, Taylor and Hunter. Brian is currently 51 years old and is still teaching junior high science at Bluffs, as well as being the high school girls’ basketball coach. His son Hunter currently still lives with him, but his two daughters (Whitney and Taylor) live in Texas with their biological mother....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, Marriage, Parent]

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Use Of Minuchin 's Structural Theory Approach For Rodriguez Family

- 1-In my case conceptualization I preferred to use Minuchin’s Structural Theory approach for Rodriguez family. As a summary, family is an immigrant Latin family who lives in Chicago. They belong to working class. Ruby does not have a wide network in the US. She is not fully adapted to American life style. Eddie had drinking problems in their first five years of the marriage. Family’s oldest daughter had an unexpected pregnancy (which she ended) and she abandoned the family. Younger daughter is successful at school however withdrawn in family context....   [tags: Family, Family therapy, Dysfunctional family]

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Character Analysis of Walter Lee Younger in A Raisin in the Sun by Hansberry

- ... Walter can be best described as a greedy, foolish, yet ambitious individual. At first, Walter is used to portray how the ambitious African American male succumbs to allowing success and money to lead to tearing of family ties. Walter's poor judgment makes him lose touch with his family and causes him to become a major burden on his entire family. Walter makes it very clear on how he feels about most women when he makes the 'smart' comment of, "We one group of men tied to a race of women with small minds." (Hansberry 34)....   [tags: ambition, greed, foolishness]

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My Family : A Family

- I grew up in a very small family. I do not know most of my family to begin with because my mother was adopted from Honduras, and my father’s family never connects out to anyone. I have grandparents, that are my mother’s adopted family, and then my step grandparents. Father wasn’t around in my life until about last year. So I do not have a big family. Even though my family is small it is still very unique, my grandparents are Jehovah’s Witness and my step grandparents along with my mother and stepdad are non-religious and racist....   [tags: Religion, Family, Accept, Debut albums]

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What Makes Family Values From Regular Values?

- Transitions in Family Values “Working-class couples marry for love” (Aulette 67). Is it true that working-class couples actually marry for love, or does it depend on the situation. What causes people to want to get married. Do people want to marry someone based off similar family values. If so, what differentiates family values from regular values. A family value is a value that a family holds while a regular value is held by an individual. Family values can change as a family grows and changes....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Divorce, Sibling]

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The Importance Of Family And Kinship May Seem Universal

- The idea of family and kinship may seem universal, however in actuality there are many different definitions and thoughts surrounding these words. Depending on where in the world your family could mean your biological parents or it could mean a group of close friends living together. In most Western societies men are viewed as the head of the household, and family names are passed along patrilineally. In this part of the world, “family” is thought of as those who are directly related to us by blood; parents, grandparents, and siblings for example....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Biology]

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My Family Is My Strength And My Weakness

- My family is my strength and my weakness. While reading the Glass Castle, a memoir by Jeannette Walls, I found a strong recurring theme of the importance of family and the destruction of family. Jeannette Walls had a family who could not take care of her and held her from her greatest potential; however, she has repeatedly said she was grateful and loved her family. Initially, I could not believe how she could love her destructive parents the way she did, but the more I thought of it, I saw her perspective in my own life....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Parent]

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The Basics Of Kourtney Chedgey 's Family History

- Introduction This essay will be covering the basics of Kourtney Chedgey’s family history. There are many different types of families, such as nuclear families, single parent families, extended families and even modified extended families. By using statistical averages in Australia for the number of children, age of first marriage, Divorce, Second marriage, Defacto relationships, and women’s occupation (full time or part time), which will be compared to 3 generations of the my family history. I will also be exploring the additional theories that have come to best explain the structure of the changing generations....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Mother, Divorce]

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The Lopez Family Is Going Through A Very Distressful Situation

- The Lopez family is going through a very distressful situation. There are 5 members in this family. The children are young adults and the parents are in middle age. It is a family with deeply rooted moral and religious values. “José” is a 22 year old young man, who recently was diagnosed HIV positive. He is close to his mother and brothers, but not to his father. He has an enthusiastic and friendly personality. Jose is the first born out of three to his parents. His father, “Carlos” 50 year old is a hardworking man with temperamental personality; especially when it comes to his sons....   [tags: Family, Mother, Psychology, Father]

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Jimmy Santiago Bac A Closed Net Family

- Jimmy Santiago Baca was born into what seemed a closed net family. He had a mother and father along with siblings. From the outside world looking in, they seemed like the ideal family. The Baca 's even had extended family nearby to help with needs and to keep a close relationship with one another. Although Jimmy 's parents were together for many years, their family did not end up how Jimmy or the siblings wanted it to. A close net family is the first that babies and toddlers learn from. The family is who shows you the first words you learn to speak, how to take your first steps, your first everything....   [tags: Family, Mother, Love, Father]

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