Jenna’s mother and her get into arguments over Jenna asking her mother to watch her son. Jenna has to pay for daycare after school for him while she is at work and has little money to pay for additional daycare when she would be at college classes. Her mother says that she has raised her children and does not believe that she should have to help her daughter because she received no help with her children. Jenna has a 17 year old sister who does help with watching her son, but Jenna also feels guilty always having to ask her and has no money to pay her to watch her son. Jenna and her sister are close, her sister plans on attending college at the end of her senior year and wants to study to become a doctor.
By taking charge, Artemisia was forced to distance herself from her childish life to take care of her reptile family. This put her mental state at risk considering the fact that she had to give up everything in her old life to become this new person. At times she would repeat the phrase “At school I sit alone” (pg.15), by being alone the author creates a mood of insecurity, the need for someone to talk to her is present although secrets about her family force her to keep quiet. Due to the lack of friends and sudden change of normal life, her inability to discuss her feelings creates yet another obstacle since the constant reminder of sadness prevents her from coping with the situation altogether. Reptiles are known as cold blooded creatures, their scales are
According to the CDC, 50% of African American women, 40% of Mexican women, and 30% of Caucasian women are obese and therefore at risk for development of type 2 diabetes. Improved screening and education strategies are necessary in reversing the trend of this devastating chronic disease. Morbidity and Mortality “In the United States, an estimated 7% of the population, (20.8 million people), have diabetes mellitus; 14.6 million people have been diagnosed and 6.2 million remain undiagnosed. In addition, approximately 41 million Americans have prediabetes, which may eventually lead to a clinical diagnosis of diabetes,” (DISEASEDEX, 2012). In 2009, diabetes was the cause of death in 150 women in Allegheny County alone, (PA Department of Health, 2009).
It is other factors such as age and location that contribute to the relationship and determine the level of closeness. Emily’s lack of emotion towards her mother can be attributed to a number of issues in her youth. Since Emily was born, her mother had been working diligently to support the family. To make matters worse, she was only nineteen when Emily was born. Her husband left early on in Emily’s life and her mother was forced to leave her with friends or send her to day care.
Americas Growing Problem In the article “Diabesity, A Crisis in an Expanding Country”, Jane E. Brody discussed how diabetes and obesity have become a crisis in the United States. The article started off with questions on how diabesity is possibly becoming a larger crisis than smoking. Brody states that diabetes has almost doubled in the United States adult population, from 4.9 percent to 8.7 percent. "One third of Americans with Type 2 diabetes don't even know they have it because the disease is hard to spot until it causes a medical crisis”, says Brody. Diabetes is now estimated to have reached about 18.2 million Americans.
As it went on another thing was that his daughter ran away from him and now she is with another family that is taking care of her. Sam and Rita takes the next step and they both fight hard to get Sam’s daughter back. It is hard for Sam to educate her daughter in both reading and writing because since Sam is acting like a seven year old, that means he won’t be able to teach her what the word is which he is unable to read. Later on he finds out that his daughter is smarter than him. 2.
Donny is a teenager who is going through a rough time in his life. When his mother, Daisy, receives a call from Donny’s school, telling her that her son is “noisy, lazy, and disruptive [,] always fooling around with his friends, and [not] responding in class, Daisy becomes very concerned about her eldest. As many parents would, Daisy begins to question her ability to raise her son. As she sat on the principal’s couch, she began to see herself as a “failure” and a “delinquent parent.” Although she was a grade four teacher, she never saw either her husband (an insurance salesman) or herself as having achieved anything of significance. Her son’s failings became her own failings.
Authoritarian parents are adult-centered, demanding and rejecting child’s needs based on authority and power. This is the reason why Sammy has a low learning ability, the motivation, beliefs and attitude towards learning. Sammy claimed that she did not remember when they talk peacefully, this is not only because the parental control over her was high, but also her parents spent litter time to talk with her as they were busy to work. There are the main reasons leads to poor family relationship. Also, Sammy’s parents keep nagged and complained but did not concern about why she had unsatisfactory results on academic aspect.
Throughout “Long Day’s Journey into Night” by Eugene O’Neill, the issue of the past is one that is brought up quite often, by the entire Tyrone family. Mary; the mother; resents that she has never been able to feel at home, while also battling her addiction to morphine because her husband was too stingy to pay for a real doctor. As well as the men of the family’s addiction to alcohol. The children hate their father for his cheap ways and for the way they were brought up. And lastly, Tyrone resents taking on a family, because it kept him from making his “big break” as an actor.
But it’s never going to be enough. You’re still sick in the head” (First), stated Demi Lovato in her Stay Strong Documentary, where she talked about her struggles dealing with her recovery of an eating disorder and other mental illnesses. There is a voice inside ones head that keeps saying what one is doing, is not enough. On top of refusing to eat, depending on the disorder, some may also continually exercise or purge/ binge (NEDA). Some psychological factors that have a huge impact on eating disorders are “Low self-esteem, lack of control in life, depression, anxiety, anger, stress or loneliness” (NEDA).