Being a good parent involves having an authoritative yet understanding and pliable view on a child’s wants and needs in life. Setting rules and boundaries with an authoritative attitude in parenting is essential. Letting a child have too much freedom does not end well. Children often get into mischief or serious trouble. The grandmother in HFSW gives the girl too much space and allows disrespect and defiance take place.
With this imperfection Anne has a low self esteem and confidence which meant she was afraid to do anything to upset her parents further. When she had the opportunity to do her part in the war she took in in hopes of proving herself to her parents that she is worth more than just someone to be married. Anne shows us that through determination and hard work, things may not end up with the happy ending you expected but instead can finish in something completely different but just as good.
.sure her own [looks were] all right” (988), wanted to become independent and do things that not every girl her age does, faces a male who wants her, but she does not want him, she begins to become afraid. The story shows that Connie was not prepared for Arnold Friend’s despite her actions beforehand. Connie is the opposite of her sister, June. June is a goodie-to-shoes while Connie wants to be her own person. Her mother always nags on Connie saying that she should be like June who follows the rules and is a good role model.
As a parent Souad encourages her children to be with someone they would be happy with something that would not happen in her country where arranged marriages were the way of the land “It may be an Arab, a Jew, a Spaniard, an Italian. The most important thing is that they choose the person they love and that they are happy, because I haven't been” (Souad 181). She hopes that her children's life will be better than her own, a common belief between parents and what many parents work for
In I-1.1 of NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct Supplement for Early Child hood Program Administrators the administrator must ensure that the children’s needs are met first priority in administrative decision making, recognizing that a child’s well-being cannot be separated from that of his/her family. Furthermore although the programs administrator/ owner of the childcare center was fond of the new worker & her taking a picture seemed innocent like a small mistake however the small mistake displaced children & caused turmoil within the twins
And slowly, throughout the story, the reader can see how much the mother sacrificed for Emily's happiness even though it didn't turn out the way the mother wanted it to. She wanted Emily to have a fulfilled childhood, with laughter and happiness, however, she realizes that her actions with Emily's upbringing will have a major effect on Emily's future. All and all, a mother can only so much for her child ¬and though every mother wants to be the perfect mother for her child, perfection is not possible in the world of motherhood. In the story "I Stand Here Ironing" by Tillie Olsen, the mother sacrificed her own happiness for Emily's happiness, which also filled her with deep remorse and regrets towards Emily's upbringing. However, it also shows how far a mother will go in order to do what is right for her child even if she is left with deep
Sister also points out that she has to prepare the green tomato pickle since “Mama had turned both the niggers loose.” Mama shames Stella-Rondo for making such a dish that will not agree with Uncle Rondo or Shirley-T. At this point Sister feels as if she is being criticized by every family member and can not please anyone. Due to this story being told in first-person point of view, it is vital that Sister retell the story exactly as it happens. However, the reader must take into account Sister’s altered state of mind when reading the
The author’s mother Joy realized that she needed to make the best choices for her children and help them stay on the path for success. Joy created “ a fund that would provide equipment and training,” for paramedics to deal with, “respiratory or cardiac arrest,” something that could have saved his father's life (Wes 36). Instead of complaining about their lives she created something to prevent others from having the same fate. This shows, the type of personality the author’s mother had could have been the reason why he succeeded in life. Joy always looked out for him and she was constantly worrying about his future.
She still give a compliment to her children but only when they do something really impressive not as always as in the past. She uses reasoning talking to them when they got a problem and also encourage independence for her boy and girl by giving a freedom in making decision and letting them taking care of themselves. Her change seems to be successful when her children can do things without her guiding like when her son and daughter
In addition, it helped to add a sense of togetherness in the short story, as it inadvertently revealed how much Jing’s mother actually loved her, despite her tough exterior. Also, the author was most likely trying to convey the idea that everyone has a separate dream of what they want to be when they are an adult. A parent cannot force their child to pursue a career that they do not want to be in because excessively forcing a child to follow a certain life will only make them not enjoy their future; in addition, it could also lead to them caring less about their career, eventually possibly costing them their job. To conclude, I liked the writing style of this short story because while it was depressing at times, it was never fully boring and it had a certain theme of the relationships within families that gave the