Reaction Journal

Reaction Journal - Dayani Marrero Developmental English...

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Dayani Marrero Developmental English Ralph Monday 01-22-2012 Reaction Journal: "A Note To Parents" In Rubén Navarrette, Jr.’s text “A Note To Parents”, the Mexican-American author stresses his opinion that today’s youth need to be disciplined to not expect things, but to work for it themselves. In his piece, Navarette contrasts the old ways of how his grandfather’s biggest task as a parent was to keep his children out of gangs and in school, versus how today he worries about keeping his children away from fancy cars and children who don’t have a concern for their parent’s hard earned money. With young adults spending over $175 billion dollars a year of their or their parent’s income, he brings up the point that many of today’s parents are trying to be best friends with their kids, instead of being parents who teach them not to expect too much, but instead to earn their own things. Navarette continually poses the questions about what is the best way to teach a child to value what they have, versus making
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