how would you describe your parents?

United States
February 12, 2009 2:13pm CST
how would you describe your parents? the way i would describe mine is that they were the best that i could have ever asked for. even though we did not have that much money we managed to get by on what we did have. we never had much of a Christmas but all of us understood. my parents taught us to have respect for ourself and others no matter what. we were always a close family even though they did not stay together. we always made time to talk with each other and play board games. when it came to my grandparents we always went to their house on the weekends. they were the same as my parents they had the respect to talk to everyone even if they weren't the best person to talk to. thats about all i have to say, i had a good life and I'm proud of my parents.
2 responses
• Philippines
14 Mar 09
well i adore my father a lot,but sometimes he can be so irritating. like being too thrifty. he can be generous to friends but when we, his family, tries to ask from him, he is so tight with money. i remember when i was studying, i asked for money and he gave me 5, which at the time cannot even buy you a decent meal, maybe candies but not something heavy. i did not take the money and left. he came after me to give me the money and i said "what can i buy with that?" i know i was so bad. =( then today, he is using the car i am paying for. the insurance will about to expire and he is asking for money for the renewal of the insurance. i kept telling him i do not have extra money for renewal right now.then he said,"what if there's an accident?". i told him jokingly, "then don't use" but deep inside i am serious. since he's the one using it, why not be responsible for the insurance? =( but he's okay in other areas as a father
@Jae2619 (1484)
• United States
14 Feb 09
My mom, is the most generous person I know. She's never taken what wasn't hers, nor has she ever begged to make ends meet. She has taught all of us kids to work as hard as you can to make your life what you want it to be. She's always been there for me, she put so much stress on herself to insure us kids has what we needed after my dad passed away. She worked 3 jobs to keep food on the table and clothes on our backs, though we didn't have a great amout of money we had all the love in the world we could have asked for, and that's what's most important is to know that even threw her scarifices of life, she was and is still able to give us the love she has in her heart. She taught us girls how to stand up for what we believe in and never let anyone talk down to us.. many people say they wish they could go back and change something in their childhood, and though I can't I would because of everything I've been threw with my mom, it's what's made me the person I am today!