Now, we know that very soon we have to care for our mother in every way, the same way she took care of us. My mom will be fifty soon (she’s still young), but she does have some medical issues which interferes with her housekeeping job and I know pretty soon she will have to stop working. In a perfect world I would like my mom to stop working and take a very long vacation and enjoy her life with family. She wants to keep working while she can and be independent. My sister and I had decided that we are not going to leave our mom in a homecare because we want her to live with us, so she can spend time with her grandkids.
Degree). It was during these times when early marriage was the norm because, women were expected to stay home and raise their family. It was thought to be selfish for women to go out, and get a job. Only 21.6% of wives in families had wages. With only having the job as a “happy homemaker” woman in the 1950’s felt dissatisfaction and needed fulfillment in their life other than staying home, and taking care of their families.
I myself had to make this decision to return or not to work on February 9, 1979 when my son was born. I made the decision return to work after my son was born. Many people feel a mother should be at home with her child instead of working. Many families’ make the decision for mom to return to the working world due to these reasons’ income, self-esteem of mom, and the relationship with the child. Income has always been a concern for families and losing one income can be devastating to a family, and on the other hand there is the single mother that really does not have a choice, but to go to work and support her child.
Parents in India don't let their daughters get an education because they provide free labor at home for their families. Also won't learn to become a good housewife. It is common that girls in India are married of to have kids and take care of the house. So parents think staying home and teaching their daughters to be a good housewife is a better option. Once girls are married the husband is in charge.
Maggie’s mother was also older and better suited to be a mother because she was older and more experienced however, Maggie’s father also left the family. Maggie turned out to be shy and refrained from social life since she did not leave the house after being burned. “She stoops down quickly and lines up picture after picture of me sitting in front of the house with Maggie cowering behind me” (Walker 746). Too much attention leads to Maggie clinging to her mother and not enough attention drives Emily to not seek out a close relationship with her mother. Both mothers are concerned with the status of their daughters.
Vivian, Grant’s girlfriend, Paul, a security guard of the prison in Bayonne, and Tante Lou, Grant’s aunt. These characters influenced the book and the main characters. Although I saw Vivian only as Grant’s girlfriend, she was the main reason Grant stayed instead of running off with her. She always told him that he had to stay here because he had Tante Lou to take care of and as well Miss Emma. Vivian also told him that they had to stay because she had her children, but that was not the reason Grant stayed.
Only Daughter by Sandra Cisneros The title "Only Daughter" has several meanings to the author Sandra Cisneros. Her being the only daughter in her family meant that she had to work twice as hard to gain her father’s approval. It meant that she was excluded from playing with her brothers because they did not want to be seen playing with a girl. It meant that when she was older she was supposed to grow up get married and have children. It also meant Sandra had a different relationship with her father than her brothers.
Before the 20th century, the role of a woman was only to stay home and cook, clean, and take care of the kids. A woman going out a having a career of her own was never even a thought. Women were not allowed to do labor intensive work as they were considered physically weaker than a man. Because of this, men took all the opportunities they wanted to become successful whereas women’s opportunities were limited in the household as that was the only place they could ever be. Now, in the 20th century, women have a multitude of opportunities when compared to women back then.
Americans also believed that women did not have rights. They had no voice in politics and that their role was to stay at home, cook for their husbands, and take care of the children. They were not allowed to participate into anything that was related to men, such as school, sports, and work. As
I always knew my parents were going to be divorced someday, because all they did was argued. People say that you should stay together for the sake of the children, but is that what the children want. Children grow up in a household with parents who don’t get along or affected for the rest of their lives. * Divorce can be difficult, especially for children who have friends with parents that are still married. It often leaves them feeling ashamed of your family.