I Don 't Spend Time With My Family Essay

1305 Words Oct 27th, 2015 6 Pages
1) During the week, I am usually preoccupied with school homework, extra-curricular activities and as a result, I go to bed early so I am able to wake up the next morning to complete the same routine. The only time I spend with my family is during dinner when we eat together. Eating together is considered a family standard to maintain the relationship. Now that my sister is at university in Ottawa, I don’t get to see her as much as I used to; and because some of my weekends are also occupied by school homework and math classes, I don’t get to spend time with her when she visits on the weekends. Overall, during the 5-day week, I don’t spend as much time as I would like to with my family.
2) As a family, we enjoy going out to watch movies and planning summer, March and Christmas break vacations. During religious holidays, such as Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas, we plan family events and dinners with my extended family in Toronto. During these holidays, my mom and I enjoy organizing a dinner menu for the family event and we also enjoy setting the table with her favourite china plate set before the guests arrive. Our favourite vacationing destination is Jamaica because majority of our family members live there, so we all book the same resort and spend time together chilling by the pool, the beach or eating our favourite Jamaican dish, ackee and salt fish. As a family, I am proud to say that in every opportunity we are given to spend time together, we use it well.
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