The Bio Ecological Systems Theory

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I grew up into a family with two parents, and two older brothers. I have always been really close to my grandparents, aunts, and uncles, as well as cousins. Family is everything to us. The way I was brought up, has had a bigger impact on my life than I ever thought. When thinking about my life in context with the bio ecological systems theory it really opened my eyes to different aspects of my life, and events that have happened that have shaped my life and made me into the person I am today. When thinking about my personal development as a child and the people I grew up around I believe that I grew up around very strong, genuine people and I’m forever grateful for that. My family, has always been very close to each other. We always …show more content…

I spent a significant of time at school rather than with my parents, and my parents would usually work until about 6 every night, so my brothers and I would be home for a while after school without our parents and that always mad me sad. Being at school and the people around me have shaped my mesosytem in some different ways. My parents expected a lot from my brothers and I. We were expected to respect our classmates, friends, teachers, and just basically everyone in our lives. Cleaning up after ourselves at home was a big deal, and that was to be expected to transfer over into our everyday lives, whether we were at school, or a friends house. If we didn 't respect what our parents taught we would get in some sort of trouble. Also, growing up sleepovers were a big deal. Everyone always wanted to have sleepover with their school friends on the weekends, and my parents rarely let me have sleepovers with my friends. It made me angry when I was younger but now when I look back on the times my parents told me no, I’m grateful for how strict they were in a way because I believe it made me into the person I am today. My parents when we were younger worked quiet often, because they own their own businesses they were very busy. My dad was busy more than my mom, which it was always a treat growing up in grade school when my mom had a day off and could pick us up from school. Thursday’s I remember were always my favorite days because I knew my mom was

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