Definition Of Family

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My family reminds me of Christmas hectic but at the same time merry and full of joy. Growing up my parents taught us that family always came first. I have always been proud coming from the family I come from for a variety of reason. I have the type of family that regardless of the situations we get into we manage to overcome them together. My parents are the type of parents that want nothing but the best for us. As a child I strongly believed I had the strictest parents I could have ever asked for but I grew to understand that it was only for my own good. My family is the traditional Mexican family that believes that the father is the man of the house making him the breadwinner while the mother is the homemaker. As a family we strongly believe…show more content…
As stated in Havigerova’s article “Teacher’s Subjective Definition of Family”, it reads as follows, “In can be traced in the dictionaries (Merriam Webster,n.d) mostly 8 types of definitions of family” on of those definitions being, “ the basic unit in society traditionally consisting of two parents rearing their children”. Family is not only considered to be those who consist of two parents that rear their children, family for me consist of any person who is there for you all the time and consistently shows love and respect for you. There is no simple definition for family. Family is not only defined through blood nor a last name. Family is about those who accept you for who you are, and support you in every decision. It is the people in life who love and respect you regardless of each other’s differences. It means feeling a sense of security when being around them, being able to share each other’s problems but also respect and be responsible of one another. Family means you are part of something very special where you will love and be loved for the rest of your…show more content…
The evergreen tree symbolizes life giving Christmas meaning. My father is like the tree because he stands strong holding on to everything we put on it. For me my father is someone who is able to stand strong no matter what type of situation we may bring to his plate. I have always considered my dad as a strong man that is there offering us anything we are in need of. Never have I heard him complain of anything, my father is very prideful of his masculinity therefore gives me the reason to why he never gives up. He has always says that as long as he lives he will continue to provide for us and hold us like the branches on a tree until he is no longer strong enough to do
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