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Family

From Wikipedia, a free encyclopedia written in simple English for easy reading.

A family is a group of people who live together. They share the housework and take care of one another.

[edit] Types of families

Three types of family are: nuclear family, single-parent family and extended family.

A nuclear family is made up of father, mother and one or more children living together.

A single-parent family is one where either the mother or father is caring for the children in the family.

Extended family means father, mother, children, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. In most cases in the United States the extended family does not live in the same place, but in China as well as other Asian countries, especially India, extended families traditionally live together.

[edit] Divorce and families

Sometimes there is a divorce, and a family is split between the husband and the wife. A judge will decide if and when children live with their mother or father.

If the parents re-marry, the children of their new husband or wife are their stepchildren. "Step-" can be put before any relation to show it is from another marriage. If there are new children in the marriage, and past children are not totally related, they become half-brothers or half-sisters, since they are half related.

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