Family life in mexico

By: Danny Castillo

Stucture

Stucture

  • Extended family homes in rural areas
  • nuclear in towns
  • Males lead family

Parent and kid relationship

relationship

  • Parent is higher
  • Goes off age, eldest male child is in charge
  • oldest often favored
  • The eldest male child in particular is expected to care for his parents in old age and support his siblings if parents cannot do so. Specifically, this may mean providing housing for his parents

Gender roles

Gender roles

the father is the leader and provides economic support, while the mother and daughters are responsible for the domestic duties of cooking, cleaning, sewing, and childcare. female family members keep cultural traditions alive, and participate in religious ceremonies.

Fun facts

  • family ties representing lifelong commitments of mutual support.
  • The eldest male child in particular is expected to care for his parents in old age and support his siblings if parents cannot do so.


  • Family unity and responsibility are high priorities
  • Immigration of one or more family members to the United States or elsewhere to work is common and has mixed effects on the family unit.


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