And I now was going to middle school where things hadn’t quite changed , as bullies kept getting the best of me but during those times , my mother said something to me that I will always remember , “If you don’t know them personally , don’t take it personal.” , these words made me disregard all those harsh words. During these times , I used to come across people who never really gave us anything but always expected us to share with
My mother nor my father bothered to take an active role within my life so therefore I had been living with my great-grandmother since I was an infant. Today, I have the utmost love and respect for her and everything that she and my grandfather had done and are still doing for me, but at the time I was a bitter teenager who did not understand why my family situation was so grim. Although my mother wasn’t completely absent within my life, time and time again she had chosen narcotics over me and my younger sister and was content with us living with my grandmother and not her. In her mind, and to this day she still believes that it is best that we are/were with her ignoring what having an absentee mother psychologically does to her children. She tended to visit and call us at her leisure, and for that I was spiteful.
Everything was about Mia, dramatic, lively Mia. Now, everything is still about Mia, but Mia isn't "a bit down" now. She's got acute depression, and no one knows how to fix it and make life for the Spinelli family get back to normal. At her old school her friends dictated who she should be, what she should wear, who she should hang out with. Basically everything down to her taste in music.
College Application Essay Topic: Indicate a person who has had a significant influence on you, and describe that influence. Looking back throughout my life I have come to realized that the person who has the greatest influence on me, even after her passing, is my grandmother. She taught me the most valuable lessons in life by exciting me with her love for helping others and her passion for education and learning. My grandmother graduated college as an elderly woman, while most of the people in her age group did not make it through high school. She immersed herself in language, mathematics, sciences, literature, and other various subjects purely for the sake of knowing more.
It was definitely a struggle for my parents and me. In the long run, learning to read was one of the hardest and best things I ever have done. Every temper tantrum and tear was worth it. Without reading I would not be where I am
I go to school to learn new things each and everyday but I can’t learn anything from copying off of another student’s homework assignment. Ms. Tubiolo is a grown women and isn’t stupid and for me to believe that she wasn’t going to catch me was stupid. Earlier in the school
My mother used the authoritative parental style, she was supportive, responsive, encouraging and also ready to listen to me when I had a bad times, and also ready to help me improve in my grades like teaching me and also helping in my homework. But she also set limit for everybody when we misbehave such as fighting, cursing, and stealing etc, but never implemented punishment like my father. She sometimes was apologetic to the kids for her action towards us but she never stops talking to us or buying anything for us even if we were under
Literacy Narrative Readings I have always dreamed of having a job in the law field but going to school has been a struggle for me ever since I was younger. I was the type of child that always stayed to myself, also known as the loner. My grandparents raised me and they were always at work so I never got any help with any of the work I would struggle on. So as most children with parents like mine I did not do very well. I started to flunk high school and started hanging out with the wrong crowd.
Until this year, I have never gone to a school for more than 2 years. I never thought that moving influenced me much, until I noticed I had troubles stepping out of my shell and making friends. I never saw myself as a shy person, however to most people, I came across as shy and quiet. Through eyes of others, I was made aware that I had become reserved due to moving around so much. As soon as I made friends in a new school, I would move away and lose the friendships, thus I slowly developed into a passive person, because as the ‘new girl’ in class, I was always used to other people crowding around me and befriending me first rather than me taking the initiative to befriend others.
For example, in my case, when I was child I was the darling of my mother because I always got good grades in school, my mother said that my sisters should be like me because I was doing my homework on time and was very studious. Also, I always told my mom everything about me she was my best friend in my childhood. This caused that my sisters were always jealous of me, and when I was played with my sisters they always refused to play with me. Its situation made me feel lonely and sad. I was to look other little friend to play with me but I was sad because I wanted my sisters love me as I wanted them.