Child development

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  • Created by: Maddie
  • Created on: 29-05-11 14:37

A family is a basic unit of society, it's a group of people living together, who are married, or co-habit, or are related by blood or adoption.

A family provides:

- A secure and stable environment, with good routines and appropriate routines/

- Encouragement and praise (which develops self-esteem and confidence)

- Love, affection, comfort

- Communication skills

- Food and clothing

- Culture

- Socialisation skills

Types of family

Nuclear family: Parents and children live together in the home. Contact with other family members is limited, and practical help from them isn't easily available.




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