The Importance Of Growing Up In A Family

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I thought for a while trying to decide what topic I should choose to write about for this assignment. What life event, what makes me who I am, or how identify myself that I could share with all of you. I could not pick just one thing because there are far too many things that have happened throughout my life and that I have learned from. But there is one thing that has stayed consistent throughout and that is my family. So I decided for my speech today, that I would like to tell you about myself and my experience growing up in a unique household of nine. According to Webster, family is a group consisting of parents and children living together in a household. To me, family is everything. It wasn’t until later in life that I realized the importance of family and how grateful I am for mine. Growing up, I was the third child born of seven kids. I have four sister and two brothers ranging in ages from 13 to 39. Kim, Kristin, myself, Casey, Dean, Jenna, and Nicholas. Since before we were born my parents were raised in very close families. I think the way my parents were raised had a large impact on the way they raised us and their choice to have a large family. My parents…show more content…
There were many fights over clothes, the television, computer, and phones, back when we only had one land line in a house full of seven kids. Secrets were never kept, and to be completely honest, my sisters were, for lack of better words, the enemy. It wasn’t until after high school that my sisters and I actually became friends. There is a saying about sisters that goes, “because I have a sister, I will always have a friend.” For me, this rings very true to my heart and four times over. My family, but especially my sisters stood by me on my wedding day and were there for me when my children were born. I know that no matter what, I always have someone to call, and someone will always be there to answer on the other

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