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My Childhood Experience In Childhood
When growing up, I recall having a decent childhood before entering elementary school, I was a joyful child. I never really cared much about
others or what they said about me, all I ever wanted was to have fun. My parents would describe me as a very hyper child who was always
laughing. It seemed that even in the worst situations my hyper activity and laughter could never stop. One time at the airport, I was running
around way too much and playing with other people's luggage. My mother chased me all around the airport until she caught me. She ended up
tying me to a chair. Even after being tied up, I was still squirming in my seat until our flight was called. It wasn't until I entered elementary school,
things began to change and, sadly, this wasn't for the better. I remember as if it were yesterday, it was the beginning of the school year and I had
started kindergarten. For my first time in school, I had adjusted quite well and even made my first best friend, her name was Lisa. After lunch, all
the kindergartners began to line up for recess, once we reached the playground everyone scattered off and did their own thing. 20 minutes into
recess, Lisa and I decide to play hide and go seek. As she began to count backward from 10 to 0, I quickly ran and hid behind slides and little did I
know that I would later regret this decision. While hiding behind the slides, I heard a group of girls giggling and being the type kid I was I wanted to
laugh too, but right before my little feet
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Reflection About Childhood
Looking back, my childhood was something that I always enjoyed, and I was happy for every event that took place in it. It was what formed me today,
and I'm proud of who I have become. My childhood consisted of the days I didn't have to worry about college, or how many hours of work I was going
to have to work this week. I was a very naive child, but as a child there are many things that you don't need to worry about or think about. I always
saw how hard my parents worked, to see me smile, and see me happy. I appreciated how friendships take time to form and mean something. As a child,
I always just lived in the now. I never really thought to look into the future, or worry about what I was even going to do the next day, I always just
worried about what I was going to do for the current day. Which, clueless about what I wanted to do with my life, or what I wanted to be, but I enjoyed
the simplicity of it. Life was simple, and as a child, I always just thought I would go through life just living each day by each day. I never really looked
forward or made any long–term plans, though now that I'm older I indeed wished I had. As a child, everything was straightforward. I would get up
for school, go hang out with friends and play games! Then when I went home, I would eat and probably watch some TV and then go to bed. The
schooling was easy, and so was everything else! Or at least it seemed. As a child, I often just asked politely for a toy I wanted, or some fast food I
wanted. I
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Early Childhood Education Essay examples
"Play is developmentally appropriate for primary–age children and can provide them with opportunities that enrich the learning experience" (Copple &
Bredekamp 2009). Early childhood education holds two main focuses; a child–based focus and a family–based focus. Early childhood education has
positive outcomes on the child through their learning experiences, and their growth and development. Based on the family, the results of early
education happen through the communication that the family has with the educators and by the encouragement they get from within themselves, and
also from the educators.
Children learn most of what they know through play. There are many ways in which a child learns on a daily basis, they learn the skills and...show more
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Educators can facilitate the children with different materials and environments in the classrooms that are in the early learning centres. The children
need to develop their minds cognitively. "Children actively construct knowledge as they manipulate and explore their world" (Berk 2007). Children are
needing to develop their abilities through their play experiences, and also through their play experiences, they can develop appropriately.Early
childhood education plays a large part in a child's early development. Children develop cognition through two main stages that Jean Piaget theorized.
The stages run from birth and infancy to school age children. Sensorimotor is the first stage and goes from birth to about the age of two. This stage
implies that the children learn about the environment they live in and they learn this through the reflexes and movements they produce. They also
learn that they are separate people from their parents and they can say goodbye to them and know they will come back. The second stage is called the
preoperational stage. During this stage of development, children will learn how to incorporate symbols to represent objects. This is also the beginning
of learning the alphabet and speech. The child is still very much egocentric at this point in time, but with the help of understanding educators, the child
will grow appropriately onto the next stages of development. Finally, the children need to develop emotionally/socially.
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Narrative Essay On A Day At Home
It was a normal Friday spent at home. Not many of my childhood experiences can I recall a clear enough picture of every detail like I can with this
one. The start of the day was like any other. It was a nice, sunny, and calm morning. I slept in, ate a bowl of Cheerios for breakfast, and got changed
into my favorite pair of shorts with a tank top. My parents were not home because they were on vacation in Florida. My sister was in her room, so I
decided to invite my friend Brooke over to spend the night. It was around noon when she was dropped off. We spent the whole afternoon hanging out
and doing typical twelve–year old girl stuff. I remember giving each other makeovers, riding the four–wheeler around the yard, jumping on the
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Thankfully, my mom answered on the first ring. "Hey sweetie how is everything going?" my mom asked. Cutting her off quickly I replied, "Mom,
something is wrong. I think someone is breaking in. The alarm is going off and Brooke and I are in the basement. We don't know what to do." My
mom began asking me questions, wondering where my sister was or what time the alarm went off. She talked to my dad and he was going to have
my uncle come check on us. Repeatedly my mom said, "Do not hang up the phone and keep talking to me." Brooke and I moved to a more hidden
area in the storage room so that we were less seen. We were crying continuously. The alarm had stopped after several minutes but that did not stop
us from thinking the harm was gone. I was still on the phone with my mom and she told me that my uncle was on his way. While patiently waiting,
we heard sounds coming from upstairs. Both of us were uncertain which sounds were actually real or in our imagination. I heard what seemed to be
footsteps across the kitchen floor. Still not knowing what or who it was, we did not move a muscle. Our bodies were sitting in silence; but our hearts
were beating faster than ever. All of the sudden I heard someone yell, "Hey Janelle and Brooke, you can come out now!" At that moment I had a sense
of relief go through my body as I recognized the familiar
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My Memories Of My Early Childhood Essay
My earliest memory I remember as a child is around the age of two years old. My Mother would put me in the playpen but I refused to stay. I was
able to climb out of it. I remembered my Mother's face expression that let me know that I better not climb out of the playpen again. This was one of
my earliest memories of her setting her boundaries. When I got older, my Mother told me about the situation. She needed to clean and/or cook so she
had to put me in the playpen. At the age of two years old, I just wanted to explore and didn't want to stay in the playpen. This set the tone between us
moving forward.
During my early childhood, I had both of my parents and grew up with three other siblings from a different Father. Both of my parents were born in
Belize in Central America. I was born in New York. They instilled many thoughts, ideas and traditions of the Belizean culture. My mother had an
authoritarian style of parenting meanwhile my Father had an authoritative style of parenting. Looking back at it, it made sense because I was closer
to my Father than my Mother. My Mother was the one to always saying "No" to everything and my Father was stern but we had a great relationship.
My Father and I used to have our Father–Daughter days that we would go out. We would talk about a variety of topics that I wanted to talk about. I
was able to be open with my Father. He challenged me to think with our deep conversations about life and his expectations he had for me. I loved the
time
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Childhood Experience and Goals
Throughout my childhood, people frequently asked me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" At the age of 5, the common answer I gave
was, "I want to be a superhero." After years of watching Spiderman, The Incredibles, and Power Rangers, it seemed that saving the world from
incoming meteors and the likes of the menacing Doctor Octopus was the most respectable and glorious occupation a child could aspire for. By the
time I turned 10, I wanted to be a movie star. When I realized halfway through my sixth grade class's dress rehearsal of A Midsummer Night's Dream
that my acting was pitiful, it became clear that it wasn't for me. I began to search for other opportunities, and eventually found myself working the
technologically–advanced...show more content...
I had just flown back to the US from Vietnam. After recovering from jetlag, I trudged up the stairs, carrying my suitcase. The first thing I noticed
when I opened it to unpack was a bright yellow bag containing 11 CDs of artists and bands I had never even heard of. In Vietnamese, I asked,
"Dad, what's this?" He replied that they were the "music that [he] listened to in Vietnam". I took out one of the CDs, "ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits",
and played it. The music in general appealed to me, but I remember the song 'Waterloo' the most; I can still hear the beat and the lyrics ringing in my
ears. The song spoke about a person named Napoleon, whose identity I would not find out until much later, surrendering at Waterloo, alongside a story
of finding love and romance – all set to a well–orchestrated melody. The person in the song has to "give up the fight" because she is "finally facing
[her] Waterloo". When you hear that someone "[feels like they] win when [they] lose", it is ironic. However, ABBA is demonstrating that, although
the speaker has lost the battle of love's temptation, she wins because she found the love of her life. This song's seemingly ironic, yet perplexing
language kept me in awe for years. The song Waterloo fascinated me and helped ABBA to become one of my favorite musical groups. During the
November of my sophomore year, we were finishing our lessons on the French Revolution when my history teacher announced that we would next
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What Is The Memories Of My Childhood Essay
Childhood is the most innocent stage and also the sweetest period of man's life. They cheer our heart and make us forget distresses. So, often I look
back to my childhood days and try to gather joy from their happy memories. I recall many things that give me joy even today and many others that fill
my mind with pain. Yet the cherish memories of childhood linger on. My childhood memories are those of a sheltered and carefree life, cherished with
love and affection. As I was the first child in the family, so everybody doted on me.
My funny lisping, my innocent disruption and my absurd talk everything was a source of enormous pleasure to them. There was never a word of
reproach against me. My first recollection of my childhood is the day I fall...show more content...
It is good that the system of beating is abolished now. We had to go to school early in the morning. In the beginning like all other students I was
unwilling to get up early in the morning and go to school. But as I was interested in my studies I enjoyed going to school.
The village fair was also a place of great interest for me. It used to hold once a week in the heart of the village. I used to go there with my family and
cousins and enjoyed much. To my great joy, my father would buy me sweets and toys. I also take rides and swings as well.
The memory of my stealing chocolate's is very interesting I as very fond of stealing chocolate bars, candies, lollipops with my friends. One day I and
some of my friends went to steal chocolate bars in certain nearby store. But the owner of the store caught us with bars. We were trembling withfear. But
the man did nothing. I shall never forget this memory.
My days of childhood were spent in happiness. Really, it would be very interesting if I got back those days again. There was only one sad incident
of my grandmother's death. I had no cares and anxieties. I thought of eating, reading, playing and wearing fancy clothes and beautiful shoes and
nothing else. Now I am a grown up girl. I cannot now pass days so care free as I did in the
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THESIS STATEMENT: Childhood experiences affect Personality and Behaviour In
Adulthood
I. Introduction
A. The controversy B. Statement of the Problem C. Significance of the Study
II. Childhood Experiences affect personality and behaviour in Adulthood
A. The type of discipline used in Early Childhood affects child behaviour, attitude & personality.
B. Personality & temperament is present at birth but is reshaped by the child experiences & environment.
C. The Parent–Child relationships contribute changes to the development of the child's self–concept & individuality.
III. Conclusion
Introduction The world is a vast land for us humans. Humans that was different in each other, and...show more content...
Back to the latter, as stated by HURLOCK (1982), Self–esteem is a component of personality. And an individual's personalities were influenced by the
childhood experiences. And somewhat childhood experiences may be good or bad. Meaning, our progression as individuals depends upon our
childhood experiences, so good childhood experiences means good personality. And good personality comes a high self–esteem. And high self esteem
means higher self–efficacy, which leads to a higher aspirations & greater persistence in work which also in a way leads to a better individual
having a pleasing personality and achieving a better community.
Statement of the Problem
This study is conducted to prove that the childhood experiences affects personality & behaviour in adulthood. It also hopes that through this study
parents will have a better parenting style implant to their young ones in order to develop a pleasing personality, good behaviour, & right attitudes.
And to have a confidence in ourselves. Specifically it aims to answer the following questions: 1. Does the type of discipline used in early childhood
affects children's behaviour, attitude & personality in adulthood? 2. Is personality and temperament present at birth? 3. Does the Parent–child
Relationship contribute to the development of child self–concept?
Significance of the study
This study is important to strengthen the bonds between the Parent and the
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My Childhood Experience
Of all the stages of human development, the early childhood period is the most paramount for the development of one's personality. Just as the last
pages of a book are determined by what it written in its beginning, the adult human is mostly shaped by childhood experience. A young child's
experience of the world around them, from conflicts of attachment and security to the demands of their social world, provide a model of what the
world is like that they project onto their future relationships and endeavors. Once these models are "projected' onto the future, they can become
difficult to escape; indeed, according to psychoanalysis, we lack conscious awareness of how many of our present behaviors may have been spurred by
childhood events. On...show more content...
Of course, my fantasy was just that–a fantasy. I couldn't really be a superhero any more than I could be a cowboy astronaut. Yet, throughwriting short
stories about my favorite superheroes fighting off villains and saving the day, I could sublimate my desire to be a hero into something real and
practical. Here, my parents were again integral to my development as a writer. My parents read my childish stories with openness and understanding,
praising my work and encouraging me to write more. Writing became a doorway to the fulfillment of my wildest dreams and fantasies.
While we may look at childhood art as cute and innocent, there must inevitably come a point where we mature and create art that has a greater
meaning beyond what our parents want to put on their refrigerator. For me, one of the pathways to this process of maturation came in the surprising
form of Star Wars novels. The Star Wars movies illicit the connotation of a childhood obsession or a relic for nostalgic adults. The novelizations that I
read demonstrated unexpectedly sophisticated word choice and characterization. Consider this excerpt from the novelization of Episode III:
"As combat escalates across the galaxy, the stage is set for an explosive endgame: Obi–Wan undertakes a perilous mission to destroy the dreaded
Separatist military leader, General Grievous. Supreme Chancellor Palpatine continues to strip away constitutional liberties
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Child Life Experience
This week at Tufts, I was able to intern both Friday and Saturday. Going into this week, I imagined going in two days in a row would be beneficial
to my experience. I thought that I would be able to build a stronger connection to some of the children that would be staying at the hospital; however,
this was not the case. I realized from working these past two days that the role and day of a Child Life Specialist depends on the admittance to a
hospital. This may be the case for other hospital staff as well. On Friday, there was 20 total children who were admitted to the hospital, 6 of whom
were in the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMT) which has their own specific Child Life Specialists. A few of those children were being discharged
later in the afternoon, so during the...show more content...
One of her legs was in a full cast and I was also told that her joints were hypermobile. Because she has a developmental delay, most of her play was
simple (moving cars back and forth, opening and closing doors, and pushing buttons). She was also unable to pronounce words clearly, which
could be speech apraxia. Additionally, she was still crawling. Most children take their first steps between 9 and 10 months. Some children take
longer to take their first steps and this typically is around 14 or 15 months old. This girl was 22 months and was still crawling. As she crawled, her
cast weighed down her leg. I spent most of my time sitting behind her making sure that her leg followed the rest of her body when she crawled
place to place or else it would pop out of place. After she was brought back down to her room, I spent the rest of the day organizing DVD donations.
Each DVD and DVD case needed completely sanitized and needed to have "Child Life X5323" and the DVD rating written on it.
On Saturday, I met a different Child Life Specialist, who works full time at Boston Children's Hospital and per diem at Tufts Floating Hospital. I was
able to hear different opinions on the
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Childhood Experience In Early Childhood
In this essay, I will discuss my experience during middle and late childhood. I will address three stages which are the physical, cognitive, and
socioemotional development. The physical development consists of body and brain growth, health issues, and motor skills. The cognitive development
consists of language, memory, and attention. Socioemotional development is based on relationship, employment, and personality. Physical
development consists of body and brain growth, health issues, and motor skills. Researchers say that American children are not getting enough
exercise, and over the last few decades, children who are at risk for being obese has increased. During the middle childhood stage in my life, I lacked
physical activity. My exercise consisted simply from PE. I did not experience any injuries or major accidents that I am aware of. As a child, my diet
consisted of traditional Mexican dishes, very high in calories. Although my diet was not very healthy during middle childhood I was in fact very slim. I
did not have any illnesses that impacted my physical development. Researchers say that increasing the physical activity has positive outcome, reason
why I attempt to exercise regularly and eat healthy now. Cognitive development consists of language, memory, and attention. Cognitive functioning is a
collection of abilities, attentions the focusing of mental resources on select information, short–term memory the retention of information over 30
seconds with no
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My Personal Experience : My Childhood Experience
I have had numerous childhood encounters that have helped shape me into the individual that I am today. I have additionally had a ton of learning
encounters over the span of my school year, a lot of them, I would state was more all through my high school years. A lot of my learning
experiences were when I first came to America. Coming to a new country and trying to adapt to its ways can be very difficult. It is hard to just talk
about one event because there is a lot, but I'll just tell a few stories. My second story might not be from my childhood, but it was still something that
helped me grow and helped me become the person I am today. The time when I was bullied atschool by my peers and teachers especially in high school.
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So of course, when I went to my teacher and I asked her to use the restroom, I said, "can I go to the WC." After she had said that I was humiliated to
even go back to my seat and sit down. I remember going home to my mom and when she opened the door and started conversing with me in Arabic, I
got so irritated and told her the same thing that my teacher told me, "we are in America, stop talking in this stupid language." I recall not wanting to
talk to my parents unless they talk to me in English.
I wanted to forget about the language and the country. I wanted to forget about who I was and where I came from and begin another life and erase
everything from before. To the point, I was in the third grade when my teacher wanted to do a mini international day and she advised every one of
us to come and wear our traditional cloth and bring food. I was so confused on why everyone was so eager to show off their culture. So, I went
home, made my mom make food for me and I dressed up in anything that I could find, I couldn't care less to make my poster board about Egypt look
nice and neat As I was standing in my corner waiting for the teacher and some students to come to my stand, I was thinking to myself when will this
day be over, but when they showed up and they started asking a lot of questions about the pyramids and the food, they all appeared to
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Childhood Memories : My Childhood Experience
Childhood Experience My childhood experience began when I was eleven, and was able to spend the summer with my best friend named Corinne,
who I had known since the age of three. Once we came from our summer trip, we had an argument that would cause me to live with a lifelong
regret. The final part of my experience was going two years of not talking, than getting news that would change me into the person I am today.
Overall, my childhood experience consisted of a summer of traveling, an argument with my best friend, and news that would teach me a valuable life
lesson. The lesson I learned was to apologize when you have done wrong, because you never know what someone else is going through. First and
foremost, my experience began during the summer I was eleven, and went on a trip with my best friend's family. Corinne's stepdad was working out of
state, and her family was going on a trip to visit him. I was invited, but was afraid to ask my mother, for fear she would say no. Except, when I asked
her, she said yes. Since our mothers were best friends as well, she trusted them to watch over me. We drove to New Mexico where her stepdad was
working, and spent three weeks sightseeing, and having great adventures. The next stop on our trip was Colorado Springs, where we spent a week
visiting their other family members. Once the trip came to an end, we drove back to my home, and our trip would make a sudden change from being
best friends for eight years, to not talking for two. By
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Middle Childhood Essay examples
Middle childhood is defined a number of ways, but perhaps best defined as the ages 6 to 12 years of age or prepubescent to pubescence Middle
childhood is a challenging time and a major challenge is social constructs, as this is the earliest time when children begin to move away from parental
influences and establish more meaningful peer and other adult relationships. It signifies a new set of social contacts with adults and other children as
well as a wider variety of settings than those that characterize early childhood. Children begin to see themselves as a part of a bigger whole. Peer
influences can become more powerful than the adults in the children's life and impact their sense of self. Grouping is established and teasing of others
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This methodology encompasses examining the child's life through many different contexts, such as: demography, history, sociology, biology,
developmental psychology, and economics. ( w. website ) The Life Course Perspective takes the combination of the historical and social factors and
sees them in an individual's course of personal development. A life course is defined as a sequence of socially defined events and roles that the
individual enacts over time. ( W. website ) The theory loosely follows the sage old adage, "To know where you're going, you have to know where
you have been." More precisely, the theory explains that the roles, events or transitions in an individual's life don't naturally progress in a structures
order, but instead but create the sum of one's life experience. (website) Transitions play an important role in the life experience.
Transitions are considered by the Life Course Perspective to be changes in roles and statuses that represent a distinct departure from prior roles and
statuses. (page 14) They can affect a child in a myriad of ways: both positively and negatively and many center on the experience the child has in the
family construct. The way that the child moves through these transitions can define their life trajectory and the choices later in life. An example of this
can be seen in "The Season's of Life" series, Trey transitioned into a new
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A Painful Childhood Experience Essay
Painful Childhood Experiences
In a child's world, there is always a lot of imagination. Children create worlds of their own out of their familiar surroundings, despite what adults tell
them. The only way to let them realize the truth is to make them experience it, as Rosaura from "The Stolen Party" and An–mei from "Scar" do in their
lives. Liliana Heker's "The Stolen Party" and Amy Tan's "Scar" share a similar theme. Both stories follow the perceptions ofyoung girls. Although Tan's
"Scar" and Heker's "The Stolen Party" share a distinct resemblance, they also differ. Rosaura suffers the pain that others give to her, but An–mei suffers
it from her loved ones, such as her grandmother.
The main similarity is that both Rosaura and An–mei...show more content...
I felt unlucky that she was my mother...."(p386) This is pitiful of An–mei, as she does not deserve this kind of treatment from her Popo, which makes
her dislikes her own mother. As a child, An–mei has suffered the pain both emotional and physically, from her family.
Another similarity is that both girls have to find out the truth by themselves. Rosaura does not believe what her mother tells her. Her mother says,
"That one's not your friend. You know what you are to them? The maid's daughter, that's what."(P89) But, Rosaura so excited about the party. As
Heker writes, "She wanted to go that party more than anything else in the world." (P89)"I'll die if I don't' go" she whispered,"(p89) However, the
party turns out to be the end of her illusion.
On the other hand, An–mei has been greatly influenced by her grandmother. She observes her mother and "saw that she had a long white neck", "just
like the goose that had laid me." (P387) After An–mei sees her mother trying to cure her grandmother with the traditional medicine, she realizes that
her mother is not as her grandmother had described her. As she says, "I come to love mother, how I saw her in my own true nature and what was
beneath my skin, inside my bones." (P388) That is how An–mei finds out the truth about her mother and how she began to love her.
One major
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There are a lot of elements could influence people's attitude and philosophy, especially the experiences that they had when they were young. In this
essay, I am going to talk about my childhood experiences and make links to how aspects of my childhood impacted who I am. I will also mention
how these experiences affect my role as an early childhood educator (ECE), how these experiences impact my work with children and families.
When I was young, my parents do not allow me to play outside freely with other friends for most of time. In Chinese culture, people should be quiet.
Talking loudly, shouting and screaming are not accepted in our country, even just for children. Besides, when I was playing outside, my parents always
told me "Do not run, do not jump." "It is dangerous, stay away from that." Chinese children are just supposed to do quiet activities, such as reading. In
most of traditional Chinese parents minds, studying is the only thing that their children need to think about, playing is wasting...show more content...
I think that children could learn and accept new things by themselves, they do not need caregivers' distraction. Because of the distraction of my
caregivers in my childhood, I could not do something that I really want to do, such as play with the sand and water, I am not allowed to do these
kind of messy play, which is really a big regret for me. I would also encourage children to play outside, I believe that children could develop more
and learn more when they are moving and actually touching, rather than be taught. Children learn by their senses and play outside could provide
children the environment to feel by their own. For parents, I would like to advice them to provide children more free play time. Moreover, they could
also give children more encouragement to help them build self–esteem and be
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My Experience : My Childhood Experience
People complain about the weather being too hot or too cold. People complain about a long commute to work. People complain about every little
issue they may have to deal with; however, because of these complaints, my childhood experiences have made me into the grateful person that I
am today. For example, growing up in a farmer's family in a small village in China, we did not have a restroom in the house. Every day after dinner
my neighbor Soey and I would walk two minutes to the neighborhood public restroom. It was built with dark grey bricks, no doors, consisted of no
toilet paper, and could only be occupied by four people at a time. However, I found the restroom trip to be enjoyable because it was the only free
time I had where I could catch up with friends after a long day of school. Sometimes we even had a couple of other neighborhood friends go with us
just so we could all hangout. Even in present day China, mostly in older rural areas, some of those public restrooms are still in use. At night, we had
this vase shaped container with a light in the house that we could use rather than walk to the public restroom. My parents cleaned it out every
morning. It was not until I was ten years old that we finally had a restroom in the house. Furthermore, we also did not have air conditioning or heat or
even hot water to shower with. In the summer, we would use ceiling fans and handheld fans to cool us down. I remember
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My Childhood Experience
The experiences of my past being shitty. It goes without saying that my childhood was mostly a learning experience than so much of a childhood.
These are the experiences that made Alexandria Wells! This is an essay is not only on my childhood but also about the lessons I have learned
throughout my childhood.
Before even becoming a seed, I was only worth $300 to my biological father. My mother, originally from Haiti, coming to the US for better
opportunities, with an English vocabulary of a 6th grader, no papers. From the day, I entered this world I only knew her as both my mom and dad.
Looking around the rooms of Arnold Palmer Hospital waiting for a "dad" to come give me a kiss on the forehead like my mom did. I remember
being hid in the closet with a note and cash, several times when ICE was going around knocking on doors. Not because she didn't love me but
because she wanted more for me! My mom married the devil himself in 06', but at least that meant no more hiding in the closet. She became an US
Citizen, which was far more exciting back then. My existence started to fade at the age of 12, her husband felt the need to express the fact that I'll
never be his child and my younger siblings, were going to be greater than I could ever be. Things got worst, 2009 we lost all our assets thanks to my
stepdads gambling issue. I had to leave my friends and my neighbors who were better parents to me than him. I had a least 11 dads, who lived in the
same gated community as me
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Childhood Memories Essay
When I was a young child I would love to hear my parents tell me that we were going on a trip. I would be full of excitement, because I knew that
we would be going to a place that I had never seen before. My parents, my brother, and I would pack our luggage and venture out in our small gray
minivan. Three of my most cherished memories in our minivan are when we went to Disney World, the beach, and the mountains.
When I heard my parents talking about going to Disney World I was so excited. It was a long trip down to Florida and I could not sit still, because I
was so excited. We finally arrived that evening and decided to stay in a hotel near thetheme park. When it was time for bed I could not go to sleep for a
long time, because I...show more content...
Going to the beach was nothing like going to the lake or swimming pool. The ocean had large waves that would come crashing into the beach. I
was so small that the waves would just throw me around. I also got to walk down the beach and find different objects that the waves had washed
up on shore. I found seashells that had brilliant colors like the rainbow. I even found a creature that looked like pink jelly. I picked the creature up
with a stick and took it to show my dad. My dad told me that it was a jellyfish that could sting me, so he made me bury it in the sand. I saw another
creature that was gliding in shallow water. It was dark brown with a long tail and looked like it had wings. It was a horrible looking creature that I
had never seen before. My dad came down to the water to see what I was looking at. He told me that they were called skates, and they would not
hurt me. That was the first time I saw something living in the ocean besides a fish. My dad then showed me that there were little creatures called,
sand fiddlers, which would wash up when the waves crashed into the shore. We sat down on the sand so he could show me how to catch them. The
sand fiddlers would dig down in the sand fast as lightning, so we had to dig for them fast as we could. When I caught one it felt like it was trying to
dig into your hand with what seemed like a million legs. After about four hours I was exhausted and starving. I
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My Childhood Experience In Childhood

  • 1. My Childhood Experience In Childhood When growing up, I recall having a decent childhood before entering elementary school, I was a joyful child. I never really cared much about others or what they said about me, all I ever wanted was to have fun. My parents would describe me as a very hyper child who was always laughing. It seemed that even in the worst situations my hyper activity and laughter could never stop. One time at the airport, I was running around way too much and playing with other people's luggage. My mother chased me all around the airport until she caught me. She ended up tying me to a chair. Even after being tied up, I was still squirming in my seat until our flight was called. It wasn't until I entered elementary school, things began to change and, sadly, this wasn't for the better. I remember as if it were yesterday, it was the beginning of the school year and I had started kindergarten. For my first time in school, I had adjusted quite well and even made my first best friend, her name was Lisa. After lunch, all the kindergartners began to line up for recess, once we reached the playground everyone scattered off and did their own thing. 20 minutes into recess, Lisa and I decide to play hide and go seek. As she began to count backward from 10 to 0, I quickly ran and hid behind slides and little did I know that I would later regret this decision. While hiding behind the slides, I heard a group of girls giggling and being the type kid I was I wanted to laugh too, but right before my little feet Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 2. Reflection About Childhood Looking back, my childhood was something that I always enjoyed, and I was happy for every event that took place in it. It was what formed me today, and I'm proud of who I have become. My childhood consisted of the days I didn't have to worry about college, or how many hours of work I was going to have to work this week. I was a very naive child, but as a child there are many things that you don't need to worry about or think about. I always saw how hard my parents worked, to see me smile, and see me happy. I appreciated how friendships take time to form and mean something. As a child, I always just lived in the now. I never really thought to look into the future, or worry about what I was even going to do the next day, I always just worried about what I was going to do for the current day. Which, clueless about what I wanted to do with my life, or what I wanted to be, but I enjoyed the simplicity of it. Life was simple, and as a child, I always just thought I would go through life just living each day by each day. I never really looked forward or made any long–term plans, though now that I'm older I indeed wished I had. As a child, everything was straightforward. I would get up for school, go hang out with friends and play games! Then when I went home, I would eat and probably watch some TV and then go to bed. The schooling was easy, and so was everything else! Or at least it seemed. As a child, I often just asked politely for a toy I wanted, or some fast food I wanted. I Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 3. Early Childhood Education Essay examples "Play is developmentally appropriate for primary–age children and can provide them with opportunities that enrich the learning experience" (Copple & Bredekamp 2009). Early childhood education holds two main focuses; a child–based focus and a family–based focus. Early childhood education has positive outcomes on the child through their learning experiences, and their growth and development. Based on the family, the results of early education happen through the communication that the family has with the educators and by the encouragement they get from within themselves, and also from the educators. Children learn most of what they know through play. There are many ways in which a child learns on a daily basis, they learn the skills and...show more content... Educators can facilitate the children with different materials and environments in the classrooms that are in the early learning centres. The children need to develop their minds cognitively. "Children actively construct knowledge as they manipulate and explore their world" (Berk 2007). Children are needing to develop their abilities through their play experiences, and also through their play experiences, they can develop appropriately.Early childhood education plays a large part in a child's early development. Children develop cognition through two main stages that Jean Piaget theorized. The stages run from birth and infancy to school age children. Sensorimotor is the first stage and goes from birth to about the age of two. This stage implies that the children learn about the environment they live in and they learn this through the reflexes and movements they produce. They also learn that they are separate people from their parents and they can say goodbye to them and know they will come back. The second stage is called the preoperational stage. During this stage of development, children will learn how to incorporate symbols to represent objects. This is also the beginning of learning the alphabet and speech. The child is still very much egocentric at this point in time, but with the help of understanding educators, the child will grow appropriately onto the next stages of development. Finally, the children need to develop emotionally/socially. Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 4. Narrative Essay On A Day At Home It was a normal Friday spent at home. Not many of my childhood experiences can I recall a clear enough picture of every detail like I can with this one. The start of the day was like any other. It was a nice, sunny, and calm morning. I slept in, ate a bowl of Cheerios for breakfast, and got changed into my favorite pair of shorts with a tank top. My parents were not home because they were on vacation in Florida. My sister was in her room, so I decided to invite my friend Brooke over to spend the night. It was around noon when she was dropped off. We spent the whole afternoon hanging out and doing typical twelve–year old girl stuff. I remember giving each other makeovers, riding the four–wheeler around the yard, jumping on the trampoline,...show more content... Thankfully, my mom answered on the first ring. "Hey sweetie how is everything going?" my mom asked. Cutting her off quickly I replied, "Mom, something is wrong. I think someone is breaking in. The alarm is going off and Brooke and I are in the basement. We don't know what to do." My mom began asking me questions, wondering where my sister was or what time the alarm went off. She talked to my dad and he was going to have my uncle come check on us. Repeatedly my mom said, "Do not hang up the phone and keep talking to me." Brooke and I moved to a more hidden area in the storage room so that we were less seen. We were crying continuously. The alarm had stopped after several minutes but that did not stop us from thinking the harm was gone. I was still on the phone with my mom and she told me that my uncle was on his way. While patiently waiting, we heard sounds coming from upstairs. Both of us were uncertain which sounds were actually real or in our imagination. I heard what seemed to be footsteps across the kitchen floor. Still not knowing what or who it was, we did not move a muscle. Our bodies were sitting in silence; but our hearts were beating faster than ever. All of the sudden I heard someone yell, "Hey Janelle and Brooke, you can come out now!" At that moment I had a sense of relief go through my body as I recognized the familiar Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 5. My Memories Of My Early Childhood Essay My earliest memory I remember as a child is around the age of two years old. My Mother would put me in the playpen but I refused to stay. I was able to climb out of it. I remembered my Mother's face expression that let me know that I better not climb out of the playpen again. This was one of my earliest memories of her setting her boundaries. When I got older, my Mother told me about the situation. She needed to clean and/or cook so she had to put me in the playpen. At the age of two years old, I just wanted to explore and didn't want to stay in the playpen. This set the tone between us moving forward. During my early childhood, I had both of my parents and grew up with three other siblings from a different Father. Both of my parents were born in Belize in Central America. I was born in New York. They instilled many thoughts, ideas and traditions of the Belizean culture. My mother had an authoritarian style of parenting meanwhile my Father had an authoritative style of parenting. Looking back at it, it made sense because I was closer to my Father than my Mother. My Mother was the one to always saying "No" to everything and my Father was stern but we had a great relationship. My Father and I used to have our Father–Daughter days that we would go out. We would talk about a variety of topics that I wanted to talk about. I was able to be open with my Father. He challenged me to think with our deep conversations about life and his expectations he had for me. I loved the time Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 6. Childhood Experience and Goals Throughout my childhood, people frequently asked me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" At the age of 5, the common answer I gave was, "I want to be a superhero." After years of watching Spiderman, The Incredibles, and Power Rangers, it seemed that saving the world from incoming meteors and the likes of the menacing Doctor Octopus was the most respectable and glorious occupation a child could aspire for. By the time I turned 10, I wanted to be a movie star. When I realized halfway through my sixth grade class's dress rehearsal of A Midsummer Night's Dream that my acting was pitiful, it became clear that it wasn't for me. I began to search for other opportunities, and eventually found myself working the technologically–advanced...show more content... I had just flown back to the US from Vietnam. After recovering from jetlag, I trudged up the stairs, carrying my suitcase. The first thing I noticed when I opened it to unpack was a bright yellow bag containing 11 CDs of artists and bands I had never even heard of. In Vietnamese, I asked, "Dad, what's this?" He replied that they were the "music that [he] listened to in Vietnam". I took out one of the CDs, "ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits", and played it. The music in general appealed to me, but I remember the song 'Waterloo' the most; I can still hear the beat and the lyrics ringing in my ears. The song spoke about a person named Napoleon, whose identity I would not find out until much later, surrendering at Waterloo, alongside a story of finding love and romance – all set to a well–orchestrated melody. The person in the song has to "give up the fight" because she is "finally facing [her] Waterloo". When you hear that someone "[feels like they] win when [they] lose", it is ironic. However, ABBA is demonstrating that, although the speaker has lost the battle of love's temptation, she wins because she found the love of her life. This song's seemingly ironic, yet perplexing language kept me in awe for years. The song Waterloo fascinated me and helped ABBA to become one of my favorite musical groups. During the November of my sophomore year, we were finishing our lessons on the French Revolution when my history teacher announced that we would next Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 7. What Is The Memories Of My Childhood Essay Childhood is the most innocent stage and also the sweetest period of man's life. They cheer our heart and make us forget distresses. So, often I look back to my childhood days and try to gather joy from their happy memories. I recall many things that give me joy even today and many others that fill my mind with pain. Yet the cherish memories of childhood linger on. My childhood memories are those of a sheltered and carefree life, cherished with love and affection. As I was the first child in the family, so everybody doted on me. My funny lisping, my innocent disruption and my absurd talk everything was a source of enormous pleasure to them. There was never a word of reproach against me. My first recollection of my childhood is the day I fall...show more content... It is good that the system of beating is abolished now. We had to go to school early in the morning. In the beginning like all other students I was unwilling to get up early in the morning and go to school. But as I was interested in my studies I enjoyed going to school. The village fair was also a place of great interest for me. It used to hold once a week in the heart of the village. I used to go there with my family and cousins and enjoyed much. To my great joy, my father would buy me sweets and toys. I also take rides and swings as well. The memory of my stealing chocolate's is very interesting I as very fond of stealing chocolate bars, candies, lollipops with my friends. One day I and some of my friends went to steal chocolate bars in certain nearby store. But the owner of the store caught us with bars. We were trembling withfear. But the man did nothing. I shall never forget this memory. My days of childhood were spent in happiness. Really, it would be very interesting if I got back those days again. There was only one sad incident of my grandmother's death. I had no cares and anxieties. I thought of eating, reading, playing and wearing fancy clothes and beautiful shoes and nothing else. Now I am a grown up girl. I cannot now pass days so care free as I did in the Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 8. THESIS STATEMENT: Childhood experiences affect Personality and Behaviour In Adulthood I. Introduction A. The controversy B. Statement of the Problem C. Significance of the Study II. Childhood Experiences affect personality and behaviour in Adulthood A. The type of discipline used in Early Childhood affects child behaviour, attitude & personality. B. Personality & temperament is present at birth but is reshaped by the child experiences & environment. C. The Parent–Child relationships contribute changes to the development of the child's self–concept & individuality. III. Conclusion Introduction The world is a vast land for us humans. Humans that was different in each other, and...show more content... Back to the latter, as stated by HURLOCK (1982), Self–esteem is a component of personality. And an individual's personalities were influenced by the childhood experiences. And somewhat childhood experiences may be good or bad. Meaning, our progression as individuals depends upon our childhood experiences, so good childhood experiences means good personality. And good personality comes a high self–esteem. And high self esteem means higher self–efficacy, which leads to a higher aspirations & greater persistence in work which also in a way leads to a better individual having a pleasing personality and achieving a better community. Statement of the Problem This study is conducted to prove that the childhood experiences affects personality & behaviour in adulthood. It also hopes that through this study parents will have a better parenting style implant to their young ones in order to develop a pleasing personality, good behaviour, & right attitudes. And to have a confidence in ourselves. Specifically it aims to answer the following questions: 1. Does the type of discipline used in early childhood affects children's behaviour, attitude & personality in adulthood? 2. Is personality and temperament present at birth? 3. Does the Parent–child
  • 9. Relationship contribute to the development of child self–concept? Significance of the study This study is important to strengthen the bonds between the Parent and the Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 10. My Childhood Experience Of all the stages of human development, the early childhood period is the most paramount for the development of one's personality. Just as the last pages of a book are determined by what it written in its beginning, the adult human is mostly shaped by childhood experience. A young child's experience of the world around them, from conflicts of attachment and security to the demands of their social world, provide a model of what the world is like that they project onto their future relationships and endeavors. Once these models are "projected' onto the future, they can become difficult to escape; indeed, according to psychoanalysis, we lack conscious awareness of how many of our present behaviors may have been spurred by childhood events. On...show more content... Of course, my fantasy was just that–a fantasy. I couldn't really be a superhero any more than I could be a cowboy astronaut. Yet, throughwriting short stories about my favorite superheroes fighting off villains and saving the day, I could sublimate my desire to be a hero into something real and practical. Here, my parents were again integral to my development as a writer. My parents read my childish stories with openness and understanding, praising my work and encouraging me to write more. Writing became a doorway to the fulfillment of my wildest dreams and fantasies. While we may look at childhood art as cute and innocent, there must inevitably come a point where we mature and create art that has a greater meaning beyond what our parents want to put on their refrigerator. For me, one of the pathways to this process of maturation came in the surprising form of Star Wars novels. The Star Wars movies illicit the connotation of a childhood obsession or a relic for nostalgic adults. The novelizations that I read demonstrated unexpectedly sophisticated word choice and characterization. Consider this excerpt from the novelization of Episode III: "As combat escalates across the galaxy, the stage is set for an explosive endgame: Obi–Wan undertakes a perilous mission to destroy the dreaded Separatist military leader, General Grievous. Supreme Chancellor Palpatine continues to strip away constitutional liberties Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 11. Child Life Experience This week at Tufts, I was able to intern both Friday and Saturday. Going into this week, I imagined going in two days in a row would be beneficial to my experience. I thought that I would be able to build a stronger connection to some of the children that would be staying at the hospital; however, this was not the case. I realized from working these past two days that the role and day of a Child Life Specialist depends on the admittance to a hospital. This may be the case for other hospital staff as well. On Friday, there was 20 total children who were admitted to the hospital, 6 of whom were in the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMT) which has their own specific Child Life Specialists. A few of those children were being discharged later in the afternoon, so during the...show more content... One of her legs was in a full cast and I was also told that her joints were hypermobile. Because she has a developmental delay, most of her play was simple (moving cars back and forth, opening and closing doors, and pushing buttons). She was also unable to pronounce words clearly, which could be speech apraxia. Additionally, she was still crawling. Most children take their first steps between 9 and 10 months. Some children take longer to take their first steps and this typically is around 14 or 15 months old. This girl was 22 months and was still crawling. As she crawled, her cast weighed down her leg. I spent most of my time sitting behind her making sure that her leg followed the rest of her body when she crawled place to place or else it would pop out of place. After she was brought back down to her room, I spent the rest of the day organizing DVD donations. Each DVD and DVD case needed completely sanitized and needed to have "Child Life X5323" and the DVD rating written on it. On Saturday, I met a different Child Life Specialist, who works full time at Boston Children's Hospital and per diem at Tufts Floating Hospital. I was able to hear different opinions on the Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 12. Childhood Experience In Early Childhood In this essay, I will discuss my experience during middle and late childhood. I will address three stages which are the physical, cognitive, and socioemotional development. The physical development consists of body and brain growth, health issues, and motor skills. The cognitive development consists of language, memory, and attention. Socioemotional development is based on relationship, employment, and personality. Physical development consists of body and brain growth, health issues, and motor skills. Researchers say that American children are not getting enough exercise, and over the last few decades, children who are at risk for being obese has increased. During the middle childhood stage in my life, I lacked physical activity. My exercise consisted simply from PE. I did not experience any injuries or major accidents that I am aware of. As a child, my diet consisted of traditional Mexican dishes, very high in calories. Although my diet was not very healthy during middle childhood I was in fact very slim. I did not have any illnesses that impacted my physical development. Researchers say that increasing the physical activity has positive outcome, reason why I attempt to exercise regularly and eat healthy now. Cognitive development consists of language, memory, and attention. Cognitive functioning is a collection of abilities, attentions the focusing of mental resources on select information, short–term memory the retention of information over 30 seconds with no Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 13. My Personal Experience : My Childhood Experience I have had numerous childhood encounters that have helped shape me into the individual that I am today. I have additionally had a ton of learning encounters over the span of my school year, a lot of them, I would state was more all through my high school years. A lot of my learning experiences were when I first came to America. Coming to a new country and trying to adapt to its ways can be very difficult. It is hard to just talk about one event because there is a lot, but I'll just tell a few stories. My second story might not be from my childhood, but it was still something that helped me grow and helped me become the person I am today. The time when I was bullied atschool by my peers and teachers especially in high school. It is hard...show more content... So of course, when I went to my teacher and I asked her to use the restroom, I said, "can I go to the WC." After she had said that I was humiliated to even go back to my seat and sit down. I remember going home to my mom and when she opened the door and started conversing with me in Arabic, I got so irritated and told her the same thing that my teacher told me, "we are in America, stop talking in this stupid language." I recall not wanting to talk to my parents unless they talk to me in English. I wanted to forget about the language and the country. I wanted to forget about who I was and where I came from and begin another life and erase everything from before. To the point, I was in the third grade when my teacher wanted to do a mini international day and she advised every one of us to come and wear our traditional cloth and bring food. I was so confused on why everyone was so eager to show off their culture. So, I went home, made my mom make food for me and I dressed up in anything that I could find, I couldn't care less to make my poster board about Egypt look nice and neat As I was standing in my corner waiting for the teacher and some students to come to my stand, I was thinking to myself when will this day be over, but when they showed up and they started asking a lot of questions about the pyramids and the food, they all appeared to Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 14. Childhood Memories : My Childhood Experience Childhood Experience My childhood experience began when I was eleven, and was able to spend the summer with my best friend named Corinne, who I had known since the age of three. Once we came from our summer trip, we had an argument that would cause me to live with a lifelong regret. The final part of my experience was going two years of not talking, than getting news that would change me into the person I am today. Overall, my childhood experience consisted of a summer of traveling, an argument with my best friend, and news that would teach me a valuable life lesson. The lesson I learned was to apologize when you have done wrong, because you never know what someone else is going through. First and foremost, my experience began during the summer I was eleven, and went on a trip with my best friend's family. Corinne's stepdad was working out of state, and her family was going on a trip to visit him. I was invited, but was afraid to ask my mother, for fear she would say no. Except, when I asked her, she said yes. Since our mothers were best friends as well, she trusted them to watch over me. We drove to New Mexico where her stepdad was working, and spent three weeks sightseeing, and having great adventures. The next stop on our trip was Colorado Springs, where we spent a week visiting their other family members. Once the trip came to an end, we drove back to my home, and our trip would make a sudden change from being best friends for eight years, to not talking for two. By Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 15. Middle Childhood Essay examples Middle childhood is defined a number of ways, but perhaps best defined as the ages 6 to 12 years of age or prepubescent to pubescence Middle childhood is a challenging time and a major challenge is social constructs, as this is the earliest time when children begin to move away from parental influences and establish more meaningful peer and other adult relationships. It signifies a new set of social contacts with adults and other children as well as a wider variety of settings than those that characterize early childhood. Children begin to see themselves as a part of a bigger whole. Peer influences can become more powerful than the adults in the children's life and impact their sense of self. Grouping is established and teasing of others ...show more content... This methodology encompasses examining the child's life through many different contexts, such as: demography, history, sociology, biology, developmental psychology, and economics. ( w. website ) The Life Course Perspective takes the combination of the historical and social factors and sees them in an individual's course of personal development. A life course is defined as a sequence of socially defined events and roles that the individual enacts over time. ( W. website ) The theory loosely follows the sage old adage, "To know where you're going, you have to know where you have been." More precisely, the theory explains that the roles, events or transitions in an individual's life don't naturally progress in a structures order, but instead but create the sum of one's life experience. (website) Transitions play an important role in the life experience. Transitions are considered by the Life Course Perspective to be changes in roles and statuses that represent a distinct departure from prior roles and statuses. (page 14) They can affect a child in a myriad of ways: both positively and negatively and many center on the experience the child has in the family construct. The way that the child moves through these transitions can define their life trajectory and the choices later in life. An example of this can be seen in "The Season's of Life" series, Trey transitioned into a new Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 16. A Painful Childhood Experience Essay Painful Childhood Experiences In a child's world, there is always a lot of imagination. Children create worlds of their own out of their familiar surroundings, despite what adults tell them. The only way to let them realize the truth is to make them experience it, as Rosaura from "The Stolen Party" and An–mei from "Scar" do in their lives. Liliana Heker's "The Stolen Party" and Amy Tan's "Scar" share a similar theme. Both stories follow the perceptions ofyoung girls. Although Tan's "Scar" and Heker's "The Stolen Party" share a distinct resemblance, they also differ. Rosaura suffers the pain that others give to her, but An–mei suffers it from her loved ones, such as her grandmother. The main similarity is that both Rosaura and An–mei...show more content... I felt unlucky that she was my mother...."(p386) This is pitiful of An–mei, as she does not deserve this kind of treatment from her Popo, which makes her dislikes her own mother. As a child, An–mei has suffered the pain both emotional and physically, from her family. Another similarity is that both girls have to find out the truth by themselves. Rosaura does not believe what her mother tells her. Her mother says, "That one's not your friend. You know what you are to them? The maid's daughter, that's what."(P89) But, Rosaura so excited about the party. As Heker writes, "She wanted to go that party more than anything else in the world." (P89)"I'll die if I don't' go" she whispered,"(p89) However, the party turns out to be the end of her illusion. On the other hand, An–mei has been greatly influenced by her grandmother. She observes her mother and "saw that she had a long white neck", "just like the goose that had laid me." (P387) After An–mei sees her mother trying to cure her grandmother with the traditional medicine, she realizes that her mother is not as her grandmother had described her. As she says, "I come to love mother, how I saw her in my own true nature and what was beneath my skin, inside my bones." (P388) That is how An–mei finds out the truth about her mother and how she began to love her. One major Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 17. There are a lot of elements could influence people's attitude and philosophy, especially the experiences that they had when they were young. In this essay, I am going to talk about my childhood experiences and make links to how aspects of my childhood impacted who I am. I will also mention how these experiences affect my role as an early childhood educator (ECE), how these experiences impact my work with children and families. When I was young, my parents do not allow me to play outside freely with other friends for most of time. In Chinese culture, people should be quiet. Talking loudly, shouting and screaming are not accepted in our country, even just for children. Besides, when I was playing outside, my parents always told me "Do not run, do not jump." "It is dangerous, stay away from that." Chinese children are just supposed to do quiet activities, such as reading. In most of traditional Chinese parents minds, studying is the only thing that their children need to think about, playing is wasting...show more content... I think that children could learn and accept new things by themselves, they do not need caregivers' distraction. Because of the distraction of my caregivers in my childhood, I could not do something that I really want to do, such as play with the sand and water, I am not allowed to do these kind of messy play, which is really a big regret for me. I would also encourage children to play outside, I believe that children could develop more and learn more when they are moving and actually touching, rather than be taught. Children learn by their senses and play outside could provide children the environment to feel by their own. For parents, I would like to advice them to provide children more free play time. Moreover, they could also give children more encouragement to help them build self–esteem and be Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 18. My Experience : My Childhood Experience People complain about the weather being too hot or too cold. People complain about a long commute to work. People complain about every little issue they may have to deal with; however, because of these complaints, my childhood experiences have made me into the grateful person that I am today. For example, growing up in a farmer's family in a small village in China, we did not have a restroom in the house. Every day after dinner my neighbor Soey and I would walk two minutes to the neighborhood public restroom. It was built with dark grey bricks, no doors, consisted of no toilet paper, and could only be occupied by four people at a time. However, I found the restroom trip to be enjoyable because it was the only free time I had where I could catch up with friends after a long day of school. Sometimes we even had a couple of other neighborhood friends go with us just so we could all hangout. Even in present day China, mostly in older rural areas, some of those public restrooms are still in use. At night, we had this vase shaped container with a light in the house that we could use rather than walk to the public restroom. My parents cleaned it out every morning. It was not until I was ten years old that we finally had a restroom in the house. Furthermore, we also did not have air conditioning or heat or even hot water to shower with. In the summer, we would use ceiling fans and handheld fans to cool us down. I remember Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 19. My Childhood Experience The experiences of my past being shitty. It goes without saying that my childhood was mostly a learning experience than so much of a childhood. These are the experiences that made Alexandria Wells! This is an essay is not only on my childhood but also about the lessons I have learned throughout my childhood. Before even becoming a seed, I was only worth $300 to my biological father. My mother, originally from Haiti, coming to the US for better opportunities, with an English vocabulary of a 6th grader, no papers. From the day, I entered this world I only knew her as both my mom and dad. Looking around the rooms of Arnold Palmer Hospital waiting for a "dad" to come give me a kiss on the forehead like my mom did. I remember being hid in the closet with a note and cash, several times when ICE was going around knocking on doors. Not because she didn't love me but because she wanted more for me! My mom married the devil himself in 06', but at least that meant no more hiding in the closet. She became an US Citizen, which was far more exciting back then. My existence started to fade at the age of 12, her husband felt the need to express the fact that I'll never be his child and my younger siblings, were going to be greater than I could ever be. Things got worst, 2009 we lost all our assets thanks to my stepdads gambling issue. I had to leave my friends and my neighbors who were better parents to me than him. I had a least 11 dads, who lived in the same gated community as me Get more content on HelpWriting.net
  • 20. Childhood Memories Essay When I was a young child I would love to hear my parents tell me that we were going on a trip. I would be full of excitement, because I knew that we would be going to a place that I had never seen before. My parents, my brother, and I would pack our luggage and venture out in our small gray minivan. Three of my most cherished memories in our minivan are when we went to Disney World, the beach, and the mountains. When I heard my parents talking about going to Disney World I was so excited. It was a long trip down to Florida and I could not sit still, because I was so excited. We finally arrived that evening and decided to stay in a hotel near thetheme park. When it was time for bed I could not go to sleep for a long time, because I...show more content... Going to the beach was nothing like going to the lake or swimming pool. The ocean had large waves that would come crashing into the beach. I was so small that the waves would just throw me around. I also got to walk down the beach and find different objects that the waves had washed up on shore. I found seashells that had brilliant colors like the rainbow. I even found a creature that looked like pink jelly. I picked the creature up with a stick and took it to show my dad. My dad told me that it was a jellyfish that could sting me, so he made me bury it in the sand. I saw another creature that was gliding in shallow water. It was dark brown with a long tail and looked like it had wings. It was a horrible looking creature that I had never seen before. My dad came down to the water to see what I was looking at. He told me that they were called skates, and they would not hurt me. That was the first time I saw something living in the ocean besides a fish. My dad then showed me that there were little creatures called, sand fiddlers, which would wash up when the waves crashed into the shore. We sat down on the sand so he could show me how to catch them. The sand fiddlers would dig down in the sand fast as lightning, so we had to dig for them fast as we could. When I caught one it felt like it was trying to dig into your hand with what seemed like a million legs. After about four hours I was exhausted and starving. I Get more content on HelpWriting.net