Essay on My Mother 's Side Of The Family

1103 Words Mar 3rd, 2016 5 Pages
My mother’s side of the family is the family I am the closest too. My mothers family is united we usually spend every Sunday together, whether it be at my uncles house or at my grandmas house, since they have the biggest houses. My uncles have always been very active in sports and that it why I enjoy playing sports. Throughout my childhood I have played either soccer or basketball. As far as my relationships with my mother’s side of the family, I can honestly say that we all have strong relationships with each other. Family is something that we all value, we always try to help and encourage each other during tough times.

My mother parents are Raquel Campos and Delfino Campos. My mother has four siblings, two brothers and two sisters. She is the second youngest of the five. My grandma Raquel Campos was born on June 7, 1943 in Jalisco, Mexico. She was thirty-two years when she immigrated to the United States. My grandma was raised in a ranch and from an early age she had to help her family with anything that was needed. For example, she would feed the horses, cows, and also help her mother cook. She recalls having to walk a long distance to be able to get water. Her family was poor and often ate beans with tortillas as an everyday meal. My grandma also mentioned that she would have go on horse to go the market because it as so far away from where she lived. My grandma mentioned that when was five years old she remembers that it would rain a lot and would constantly be…

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