My Past, Present & Future Self in Hyderabad and the United States

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Making my way through the crowded streets of Hyderabad (India), I arrive at the door step of a bakery shop. I have picked up some freshly baked sweet rolls for breakfast. My family really enjoys breakfast the day sweet rolls with jelly and warm milk are on the menu. Over breakfast, my family usually discusses any important events of the day ahead. Most families in India create a strong sense of family bond and aim to instill good values in their children. In this paper, I will be shedding some light on my past and present experiences. I will also be writing about the things I want to pursue and achieve in the future. I will be giving references from the course books as needed.

Most households in India are comprised of at
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We all had a great time reuniting with all of our relatives there and enjoyed the wedding as well. Upon completion of my brother’s wedding, my dad was able to find two great guys for my sister and I. Arranged marriages are very common in India. An arranged marriage is when the parents pick the spouse of their son/daughter. So, with our consent, my sister and I were now engaged to these two guys. The wedding was planned and took place successfully. Within days of the wedding, we had to leave India to come back to the States.
We came back to the States and started the immigration paperwork for our husbands. After a year, our husbands arrived in America. My sister and I are both happily married with beautiful kids. Having kids really changes things around. All of a sudden, you have someone who is going to be looking up to you. So you have to set a good example and watch what you say and do in front of them. Having said that, I fully agree with Albert Bandura’s theory of modeling (Boyd & Bee 2006, p. 31) which states that children and adults watch and learn many things from others.
While being a better role model to my kids, I am able to develop better habits myself. My personal goal is to attain as much perfection as possible in every aspect of my life. I want to be the best mom, the best wife, the best daughter, the best sister, and above all I want to be the best servant to my Creator. My academic goals are to
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