what my parents taught me essay

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  • Culture And Cultural Identity

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    will I know which one is my own? My answer is clear, I’m not sure, I’m just stuck to what came my way. I have adapted to the cultures both my parents and grandparents have exposed to me. Growing up I was exposed to both my parents cultures. Both my parents had semi-similar cultures. They taught me many qualities that basically shaped who I am today. I grew up hearing and listening to what my parents telling me is acceptable for me to do and what is not acceptable for me to do because of this I learnt

  • Personal Essay : My Identity And Personal Identity

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    My Identity Self-identity is molded as a young age, but continues to change as we get older. This is something that as we are growing up do not realize. During a person’s lifetime, many of us pause to think what influences a person’s identity. What makes us the individual that we are? I would say that it is our home, where we live with our parents and siblings. Why do we have trust in certain things? Why do we believe the way we do? I would say it is based on the way we were taught and raised

  • My Parents Influence

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    My parents are the biggest influences on my life. They have raised me differently than anyone that I know. Tiny differences in many different cultures have made me who I am. The have taught me how to reach for the stars, and I need to be focused in order to them reach them. I must work hard in order to be successful in life, but hard work always pays off. My mom and dad were born in the north and in England respectively, so my upbringing is different than a traditional southerner. My parents did

  • My Fairy Tale

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    A Fairy Tale In my first high school I was one of only two students in my class who had a parent who was black. As a teenager I have been constantly bombarded by blind remarks and questions of “What ethnicity are you?” “You have an exotic complexion” “You have a very Pacific Islander vibe” “Are you from Hawaii?” and “Are you hispanic?” Though these questions may seem derogatory to some, they never bothered me. This is because one of the most important lessons my parents taught me was to be proud

  • Bronfenbrenner : Personal Differences : Microsystem

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    relationships with others. Bronfenbrenner (1990) uses the example of the child’s parents can affect his beliefs and the child can affect the parent’s beliefs, he calls this bi-directional influence. Religion Although both Both my parents were raised with religious backgrounds, my mother went to a catholic school, and church and was taught by the nuns about the bible. and mMy grandparents were also very strict with religion, and my dad was also raised in a very Christian household where there was no cussing

  • My Culture And Cultural Identity

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    Culture. This simple term expresses an entirely complex meaning. It broadly defines who a person is from their social class all the way to their nationality. If one was to ask the average person, “What is your cultural identity?” they would respond with an answer as simply as, “I am Indian.” If given the chance to ponder the question and to really dig deep and discover the true meaning of it, some may discover a whole new part of themselves that they have never put much thought into. During class

  • Essay about Shaping My Morality

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    understood my own morality, I know I did not create it alone. For example, my parents illustrated the importance of kindness and finding my own personal beliefs about God. Additionally, my friends have taught me to not take small problems too seriously. Moreover, attending private school has caused me to trust in the safety of the world around me. As a teenager, my outward influences have greatly affected my morality and views about the world around me. Throughout my life my parents have taught and guided

  • Functionalist Perspective On Children, Regulation Of Sexual Activity Essay

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    between non-marital couples, but the norms usually come with any society, and the family is the preeminent teacher when having to teach the norms to children. Secondly, social identity is about “what” a child is born into or with. Such as “what” religion they’re born into, “what” ethnicity they are born, “what” kind of family they were born (poor, middle, wealthy). And within any society, there are some

  • What Is My Personality Essay

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    us who we are. While my siblings did not make the brightest choices, I have become wiser in the decisions I make to show who I truly am. My parents, also have helped me discover traits that were in me all along. My personality consists of different traits that have helped me find my true self. By nature, I am shy. The decisions that my siblings have made influenced my parents, making them stricter than most. I was usually put down when I went to ask if I could stay at my cousins’ house or if

  • Cultural Identity And Identity

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    are so many questions on cultural identity and millions of answers. Throughout the course of two months, I have been learning in class, trying to find my cultural identity . Culture is very diverse and will never be the same for anyone,but as I've learned in class culture is beliefs and behaviors. We grow up believing what are parents tell us and what they ingrain in us because that is the only thing we are surrounded by. As we get older we discover our self more and more and You associate yourself