Tired, I wake up every morning and come down to eat breakfast. The news paper for
today is laying on the counter. Again the headlines read something along the lines of, millions of
people losing jobs, or something about another building or home being foreclosed. These issues
lead to another one, homelessness. Children all over the world are homeless. I believe that every
child should have a good home. This I believe because having a good home, which
includes a supportive family really is helpful in a child or teen’s life.
Thankfully, I have someplace to come home to at the end of the day and relax, and do my
homework in peace . This unfortunately doesn’t happen for a lot of kids. They could be having
trouble at home, like being sexually abused, or beaten. They might not even have a place to
call home, that is not a orphanage, dumpster or box.
Parental support, (which is a large part of a good home) has helped me many times
through my life. If I had a bad day my parents would always give their best effort to make me
feel better. They would offer to take me to a movie, or drive me to the mall. Often, I will need
help with my homework, my parents easily step in to answer any questions. Some children
maybe at a disadvantage for school work if their home is not a good environment for them, and
are more likely to slack in school. If more people adopted, a higher amount of children would
have the joy of family, and less children will be homeless.
I believe having a good environment can also help kids make healthier, and safer choices.
Such as choosing not to do drugs, or drink alcohol. It can also influence your attitude towards
things. When I wake up in the mornings, its usually on the right side of the bed I’m happy to
attend school and see my friends. Don’t you think everyone deserves a chance at a happy life?
Or at least a good home? I believe that everyone should have a chance to live their lives at the
happiest, and be able to have a home. Not to be stationed in orphanages around the world, where
the care and love meter is definitely on E for empty.
As challenging, as it seems to give every child a home, each deserves it. A
good home, supportive family, and a chance to succeed in school. No one should be on
streets. Wouldn’t it be a rough life alone?
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