Growing in a tiny family, I was raised with my brother who is 6 years older than me. My father was always away and my mother was very protective. My mother used to not let me play with kids outside thinking I would get hurt and if sneak out sometimes my brother would follow me and hit me and tell me to go back home. I was never allowed to talk to him. I was always shut down whenever I have a question to ask either him or my mom. When I grew up I started ignoring to ask questions. When I started going to school my teachers used to yell at me and say why I am so quiet and not answering any questions. And in my country hitting students in hands and legs is considered
]There was this one where I was volunteering with little kids in a program that I was involved with at the time. I was on probation while I was doing this, so I felt like if I can tell them to do right , I would at least teach them a path to success instead of failure. I went to,¨Jerome Center¨, located here in Santa Ana to help these kids with school activities, arts and crafts, sports and many more activities. I was like a mentor to them because there was like 3 teenagers in total. I would talk to them the most because might as well make my time useful and get to know how these kids were. Some were very loud and annoying being little kids that is, but a few were very quiet and shy and I liked talking to them because there character was a complete opposite from the louder ones. Either way I ended up knowing all their names and how each of them was. There were supervisors there too, too help us with any problems we had so it made me feel more comfortable and relaxed.
As early as kindergarten, I was petite and heavier than most kids. Most of the children in my class were a fair complexion whereas mine was sun kissed. I always thought that they would never want to be friends with a girl that looked so different than them. Many of my classmates played together and I would too have scared to ask to play with them so, I would sit at my desk and colored. As the year progressed, I noticed I was not getting invited to any birthday parties or invited to sit with someone at lunch. One day during independent reading, I always sat in the corner of the rug against where the walls would meet when, one of my classmates walked over to me and said, “My friends and I want to read that book so you have to read this one,” she quickly ripped the book out of my hand and threw a different book in my lap. My five-year old self
I am the oldest out of four siblings. I have two younger brothers and a sister. Aaron is currently in 8th grade, Mauricio in 5th grade and my little sister Ariana who's just two years old. No schooling yet, but soon will be attending. I have my 48 year old father and my 37 year old mother who I truly love them with all my heart. Our primary language spoken in our household is Spanish. English is our secondary language, even though my parents are not fully 100% fluent. We still speak English to get better at. As mentioned being misunderstood as a small child or in their point of view is very common in my life and currently in their life. At the age of five I began schooling. I began Kindergarten at Silver Valley Elementary School located in Lexington. I remember my teacher was Mrs. Hall. A very tall blonde. My assistance teacher named Mrs. Parish. A very nice short brown headed. At only five years old I had a very difficult time to communicate with others at school. I didn’t know much English. Why? Because English wasn’t my parents primary language to communicate. As the oldest, it was very difficult for me to pronounce certain words, and very difficult to respond to questions. The way I expressed myself caused lots of conflict between my teachers and myself. I still pictured some of the teachers didn’t have patience with me. Teachers would get very frustrated and so did I. At some point I didn’t want to go to
Growing up in a small apartment with my mother wasn’t always the easiest. Sometimes I would have to stay with a girl who never really liked me. Even though I always was oblivious to the fact she didn’t like me. When I would stay tonight with her, her and her sister would abuse me because they assumed it was funny. My mother knew but she couldn’t very much do anything about it because she couldn’t find another job at the time. Finding a job was hard for
Growing up with my siblings was very challenging. I was the only girl with three brothers and we had plenty of fights growing up; in the meantime my mom was a single parent for a short time. We misbehaved, as far as not listening and not doing what we were told to do, therefore times had changed when my mom started dating my step-father, James. When James dated my mother, he was very understanding and helpful to her. As their relationship progressed, my youngest brother was born. James was very strict on us children, or at least we thought that he was mean, in the meantime James kept us in line, like any good father would do. There was a total of six of us in the family eventually, I was the chosen one who always had to do the cooking.
During my younger years I was very insecure about myself and unsociable. In part, this was probably due to being at home by myself for numerous years while my Mom took the night shift at HyVee. In fact, I was bullied because I was different from the general population in Blue Springs, Missouri. I didn’t have the newest gadget nor was I able to create a connection with my peers. Due to my
My virtual family consists my partner and a daughter, Nameste Denell (Manis, 2014). The transition from being a couple to being a triad was a bumpy one (Manis, 2014). My partner and I have had some obstacles most of which had to do with money (Manis, 2014). We even contemplated divorce shortly after Nameste Denell was born (Manis, 2014). My partner worked full-time outside the home and I was a stay-at-home mom (Manis, 2014). Nameste Denell was three when Jasmine Leann came along (Manis, 2014). She looked forward to helping and playing with her baby sister (Manis, 2014). Soon after Jasmine Leann was born my partner and I saved enough money to move from our neighborhood, which was becoming overrun by crime (Manis, 2014). We bought
Maybe I was too little, or maybe I was too short, but either way I did not make the jump. In the second grade I was your average eight year old, who always wore her hair in ponytails, and enjoyed playing tag at recess. One day I saw the fifth graders on the monkey bars at recess doing something I had never seen before, they were jumping to the fourth bar. I waited untill Kids Inc. that day to try the jump, but it was no use I was acting like a scared baby.
I gave birth to a baby girl named Stella (Manis, 2008). My boyfriend picked her name when I started the simulation, and I thought it was a good choice. Stella had a normal birth, which took about 10 hours. I gave birth naturally with my partner by my side. Stella and I bonded hormonally after about a week, though I chose not to breastfeed her. During her first weeks, Stella mostly slept. When she was awake, I took time to sing to her and rock her, as well as talking and playing her music. She had some trouble with feeding at the start, but after a while she began to enjoy mealtimes. Because my partner worked during the week, we would use disposable diapers during that time and cloth diapers on weekends. The parenting
Anais brought her daughter, Ana, to the Houston newborn photography studio today. These two had one of my favorite sessions between parent and child. They were so connected and playful. They were like best friends who love each other's company.
The conflict Catherine has with her parents over the time and energy that is left over for her is a valid issue for her parents. The biggest worry for parents are the bills. Household finances are an issue children never consider. Catherine and David's dad still has to work constantly to keep food on the table, and make sure all the family's needs are met.Catherine and David's mother has to work from home part time so they can also manage financial needs,while most of the day she is taking care of David. "Dad works all the extra hours he can, even on Saturdays, so mom can afford to work part time at home. She used to have an office downtown, but David got kicked out of daycare, so now she runs her tax preparation business from our spare bedroom. (35)
When I was thirteen years old, I gave myself a shot. I was never good with medical things as a child, like never wanting to take medicine and absolutely hating needles. Many children, and even adults, hate needles but they just have to suck it up and deal with it. That was what I did for most of my life, until I had a very bad ingrown toenail. My mother made an appointment with a podiatrist and off we went. I had no idea what to expect, and figured they could just remove it with not too much difficulty. However, the doctor informed me that removing it would be extremely painful and that my foot had to be numbed before he could do the procedure. Naturally, I freaked out, especially when he pulled out the needle. In my mind, the needle was a
I just had a telephone conference with CH mother/Jessica Cahill. Parent inform his physician, Dr. Cardino, MD (GI). Starting on Monday, student will have to take medication before every meal and snack. (5 times a day) The medication is Sucride? Parent was not sure of the correct spelling. Parent was informed that we could administer the medication at school with her permission and physician’s order. Parent will come in on Monday to bring in the medication, doctor’s order and sign consent. There are no diest restrictions per mom, except that he is lactose intolerance and has “short Gut”. Parent is also taking student to a neurologist during the summer for an evaluation ton R/O ADHD, anxiety and depression. Informed parent to share the information
I have limited experience working with children. I have tutored children from my neighborhood and family members. I would help them out with their homework and prepare for exams, in social studies, reading, and some math. Tutoring included having discussions with the students, parents, and teachers to figure out what material to go over. After these discussions, I created assingments and study guides to help the students, out of the tutoring