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Growing up I learned the stories of my ancestors and how most of them were immigrants. I felt a need to understand their stories since I thought "I want to understand where I came from to understand where I'm going". I believe I stand on the back of my ancestors and my own accomplishments aren't my own but resulted because of what they accomplished in their own lives. I see my family background as building blocks with each generation improving, if only in millimeters. My ancestors came from Germany, Sweden and Bohemia. Three of my great-grandparents were immigrants. My parents knew their grandparents and had a relationship that I think it is great to be so close to the immigrant creation however so far away. I say far away because the language and customs are gone. We're totally "American" but in writing this paper I understood the values of those old countries remain alive and well within the present generation. The maternal side of my family comprises Swedish and Bohemian ethnicities. My maternal grandmother was 100% ethnic Swedish. My great-grandparents arrived in America in between 1874 and 1888. The section on parenting problems for parents of color in Diller (2011) while my grandparents weren't people of colour they were immigrants that made them distinct. I wonder what experience my grandmother had become in a house with parents who were born in a different nation, spoke a different language and had different customs. I knew Grandma was raised by immigrant parents but I never believed how that would influence their parenting style and whether the kids were teased because their parents were distinct and their parents helped the children cope with it. I wish I'd talked to my grandma about this and how it was to grow up in...