Personal Essay: My Family Is Inspiration To Me

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My family is very inspiring to me. I am very thankful that my parents brought me into this world. Growing up my parents always showed me how exactly things work in life. One of the hardest things that I had to accept was that I could not have everything I wanted. There were times when my parents spoiled me but I was always taught to be thankful of the things that I had and to not be so selfish. Having two other siblings helped me prevent the want of being selfish. I do not know what I would do without my family. My family is very inspiring because they show me all aspects on how I should live my life through their experiences like education, parenting, and work ethic. My family’s past experiences also teach me how to live my life the best way possible. For example, my parents did not finish college, so they were not able to obtain lucrative careers. Not finishing or not even going to college can take a toll on your life. If my parents finished college our life would have been more successful financially. Although my parents did not have the best money, …show more content…

No matter what the circumstances were my parents worked wherever for however long to give us the life we deserved. When my siblings and I were little, my mom would stay home and take care of us and my dad worked two jobs. My mom always told me that my dad would never complain about working, just as long as he could afford to keep a roof over our head and food on the table, he was happy. My father would even come home late nights play with us and I loved every moment of it. As my siblings and I got older my mom went back into the workforce and just like my dad would work as long as she could every day. My parents both have stuck with the same jobs for years. Seeing this made me learn that once you have something you’re good at you have to maintain it and even though it may not be the best job you still are able to show how good of a work ethic you

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