Essay on My Family Is My Best Friend

1656 Words Oct 14th, 2015 null Page
Hey Dom and Vince, its Mom, and I want to explain who I am and what I believe in so you can understand why I have raised you the way I have. My purpose in life is to be a good mother, and so I live my life and raise you boys using four important values: Family, Honesty, Being Positive, and Happiness.

Family is my priority. As you know, I grew up as an only child, with both of my parents until they divorced when I was ten. I watched both of my parents be the black sheep of each of their families. I never felt close to my entire family, if anything I saw the arguments and disagreements as something that I did not need in my life. I thought being on my own would be the easiest. This was until I met Chris and Lee Hays, your Nonni and Bubbles. They were your dad’s best friend’s parents. From the moment I walked in their home, I felt warmth, I felt family. Nonni is a good mother, from the smell of the food that was always in the kitchen to the volume of the laughter that resonated through the house, it was apparent. I remember one day in particular, Nonni told me that she loved me as if I was the daughter she never had. That day I realized that family does not always mean blood, but it does mean they are the people that are there for you. I decided that day that you boys would not live as I did with fighting and judgement but instead your lives would be full of love and respect. I would be that kind of mother, the kind that always had open arms and an open heart. I would…

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