Child Development- Types of family

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Nuclear families are what?
Parents and children living together
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Nuclear families live seperately from who?
Other relatives
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What is an advantage of a nuclear family?
Parents can raise their children without interference from relatives
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What is a disadvantage of a nuclear family?
Children might have to be looked after by someone outside the family if both parents work
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Extended familes include who?
Grandparents;aunts;uncles
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What is an advantage of an extended family?
Always a relative to look after the child
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What is a disadvantage of an extended family?
They feel as if they can interfere
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Single sex families have two what?
Two female, or two male parents
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How can single sex parents have a family?
By using donors who provide either an egg or sperm, or surrogates (who actually carry the baby) or they can foster or adopt
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Lone parents may be what?
unmarried, seperated, divorced or widowed
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Reconstituted families include who?
Step parents and step children
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What is common with step-siblings?
Sibling rivalry, it's a lot too get used too
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Why may children resent step parents?
They might feel that the step-parent is trying to take the place of one of their biological parents
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Other relatives

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What is a disadvantage of a nuclear family?

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Extended familes include who?

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