Family Essay Topics

Change in the Nuclear Family

Everyone on the planet has a family, but not everyone sees eye to eye about what constitutes as a “real” family. Since WWII, the structure of the American family has been constantly changing. The “normal” American family is known as the nuclear family, with a mother, father, son, daughter, and occasionally, a pet. But as… View Article

The Color Purple Monologue

You’re nothing but a piece oh shit on the bottom of my shoe, thats whats wrong. I’m leaving with Shug and getting away from you. Your’e a dirty rat and your dead body is just the welcome I need to leave you. You might have been a half way decent man if your father raised… View Article

Variations of the Word Family

Today, people in society share many variations of the word family. Anthropologists describe this as “a social group of two or more people related by blood, marriage, or adoption who live and reside together for an extended period, sharing economic resources and caring for the young” (Scupin 137). More specifically, the word family is narrowed… View Article

The Most Influential Person in My Life

The most influential person in my life has been my grandpa, my abuelo. He just turned 88 years old and no one believes it. He looks and acts so much younger than his years. My grandpa was born in Ecuador in 1922. He has seen many changes and adapted to all of them with ease…. View Article

The Perfect Picture

In “A Perfect Picture” some choices are made unclear to the situation of the death of the granddaughter. James Alexander Thom, a reporter, who tries to get a “perfect news picture” when the grandfather is turned around. The most difficult choice thom had to do was whether to take the picture or walk away. The… View Article

The Asian Family

The Asian family has a strong bond and this provides for growth and opportunity within the family, and also when they reach adulthood. There are many Asian culture associations that provide an extended family for many Asian Americans. The business world of the Asian American is strongly linked to family. The Asian family run business… View Article

Michael’s Reflective Paper

* Who am I? What life experiences made me who I am today? Was it my family, my social environment where I went to school, the groups, or organizations that I belonged to, or was it certain life events that shaped me? * This paper is my attempt to show that my family and social… View Article

Comparison of Heterosexual-Parents and Homosexual-Parents

Most people have an automatic belief that a child who is raised by heterosexual-parents is better off than a child who is raised by homosexual-parents. The belief held by most people may make the task seem more socially acceptable. However, there is no law against it, nor is it written in stone that a child… View Article

The Day My Life Fell Apart

Thousands of miles away in Maine there I was distant from my family, and my friends. I had realized I’d been overwhelmed with so much stuff in my life well with school and working two part-time jobs that I had neglected speaking with my family. That’s when I got a call from my brother, explaining… View Article

Stay-At-Home Parents versus Working Parents

Do you have children? Do you wonder if it would be best for you, your kids and your family if one parent stayed home with the children? Who is the best candidate, the mom or the dad? There are actually mixed emotions about this topic and the answer is not an easy one. Parents have… View Article

Effect of Family History on Workplace Behavior

Family is the very first environment that one person dwells with. This is where we are originated and as the tradition goes with the flow of fast changing society, still, the thought of conjugal connection is still imply nowadays. In any job interview, we are being called with our family name, thus, we always recognize… View Article

Native American Paper

In the pre-Columbian era when the Europeans had not yet discovered the “New World” there lived many distinct but also similar tribes that ruled all across. Many tribes existed during this era of prosperity for the Native Americans. A few of the main tribes of it are the Cherokee, Iroquois, Navajo, and Sioux who were… View Article

Native American Heritage

I have re-read this book in a relatively new edition. It is a mixture of Kiowa myths, family stories, history sketches, and personal experiences. For me it evokes a sense of community unknown in modern U. S. society. It also conveys, however dimly to the modern scientific mind, a deep sense of a peoples’ experience… View Article

Time to Celebrate and Enjoy the Surrounding of Your Family

A family celebration is a time to celebrate and enjoy the surrounding of your family, enjoying everyone you love and miss. Having a family celebration is filled with pictures and wonderful memories that you will never forget or even want to forget. We will and have had celebrations that will pass on to other family… View Article

The Change in Family Roles in British Society

Family structure and family roles within British society have changed dramatically over the years. This essay will explain the changes in the roles and relationships within the family in the last century. The arrival of the industrial revolution and the rise of capitalism can be seen as the main factor which led to the change… View Article

Nuclear Family: Pros and Cons

This is known as a family which contains two parents and one child the nuclear family creates a stable environment so children raised in this family with the same parents during their growing years have a higher likelihood of having stability in their relationship and emotional bonding. Also this family provides a sense of consistency… View Article

Cinderella – Family Therapy

Cinderella’s case conceptualized using a Bowenian transgenerational model According to Bowen, one of the pioneers of family therapy, family can be understood as an emotional unit, which can be best analyzed through a multigenerational framework. Cinderella’s story, which was told by many professional storytellers, including brothers Grimm (19 century) and Charles Perrault (17 century), as… View Article

The Importance of Fatherhood

Throughout history fatherhood has evolved from the hunter gather, to the Pre-Industrial, to the Industrial, to the modern 21st century (Burgess). Through each era the role of a father involved him to simply provide for his family, which meant going away and not spend time with them. Even in the 21st century fathers are required… View Article

Wright Family

Following is an estate plan designed for Wright Family. It consists of Margaret and Tom Wright, and their first child is about to come. Their objectives are: 1. To grow their wealth to ensure that their debt levels are reduced in the long term. 2. To have sufficient funding to ensure that their and their… View Article

Modern Family

In ‘Modern Family’s’ episode 15 of season 1 a number of societal norms are addressed, some of which challenged others reinforced. Norms such as the ones relating to gay couples with children, typical teenagers, and extended families, in other words the rich older man with the young “hot” wife and step kid. Modern Family as… View Article

Television Families Communication

Many television shows portray the lives of typical American families; both African American and European American. I have chosen to compare and contrast two television shows: Family Matters and Home Improvement. The two shows are surprisingly similar in many aspects, but there are a few differences in the communication styles and other aspects of the… View Article

Australian Aborigines and Their Complex Kinship

Aborigines have a complex system in relation to their social and marriage laws, based on the grouping of people within their society. To understand the complexities of their social organization, consider it this way: divide it first into three main parts. The first part is the physical structuring of society in terms of numbers –… View Article

My Family History

“In all of us there is a hunger, marrow deep, to know our heritage – to know who we are and where we came from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum, emptiness, and the most disquieting loneliness. ” –Alex Haley… View Article

Statement of Need

Harnett County ranks 23 percent with children who are in poverty. The economy has put a hardship on families. The effects that families have developed are losing employment, or acquiring to take employment with lower wages. During this economy crisis families are finding it difficult to provide the basic essentials for his or her family…. View Article

Effects of Growing Up in a Dysfunctional Family

When some people look back on their childhood they see happy times full of family memories, traditions, love, and encouragement. When I look back on my childhood I remember drug abuse, visiting my step father in jail, going without utilities, and playing the role of a mother at the age of eight. I knew I… View Article

Biopsychosocial Paper

Family Composition Steven currently lives with foster parents. There is another teen age male in the home. According Steven’s file prior to this placement he lived with his biological father, and prior to residing with his biological father Steven was placed in group homes and foster placements, having been previously been removed by CPS from… View Article

Family and community

Several factors influence student’s learning. These may be enumerated as individual experiences, talents, and prior learning, as well as language, culture, gender, health, family, and community. It is essential to understand and analyze these factors to make successful students from the perspective of the teacher. Individual experiences Individual experiences of students influence student learning as… View Article

American Born Chinese Reflection

Before I opened the book, I thought this book is about stories of Chinese people born in the United States, but when I open the book, the first scene is a story that I am so familiar with. When I was a little child, I spend summer breaks in my grandparents’ place in a village…. View Article

Chinese Moon Festival

Oh my gosh! The Chinese Moon Festival is coming up and I totally cannot wait! Just think of the moon cakes, chestnuts, sweet potatoes, rice balls and the big feast (with lobster, shrimp and ect. ) when our relatives come over makes me drool. Oh, and walking with the toy lanterns at night (I guess… View Article