For instance, I really value personal growth. Not only spiritual, but creative and intellectual, as well as physical...the list goes on. My family sometimes finds this difficult to understand and think this approach to life conflicts w/starting a family (one of their MAJOR values). I practice yoga and have spent a lot of time studying dance. They think this is a waste of time.
My grandmother's focus is on cooking, cleaning, church, and spending time w/family and friends. My mother actually veered a bit from the traditional role of women in my family because she went to college. Later she too focused on domestic matters and continues to do so today. I'm the only woman in my family that's not a drop-dead, amazing cook. There are benefits to this, of course. I get to eat a lot of great food:)
Ahh, good food. That's one value I share w/my family. Another is the importance of our relationships in our lives. Though I realize money is important, I've definitely been raised to value people more than the mighty dollar/peso/lempira/sol (chose your currency). I appreciate my family's emphasis on connections. Though we maintain a strict work ethic (another value we share), we place friendships and family ties first.