Main Family Types

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Nuclear Family
Two Generations living together (parents and dependent children).
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Traditional Extended Family
Three or more generations of the same family living together or close by, with frequent contact between grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, cousins ect.
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Attenuated Extended Family
Nuclear families that live apart from the extended family but keep regular contact, e.g. via phone or email.
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Lone-Parent Families
A single parent and their dependent children
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Reconstituted families
New stepfamilies created when parts of two previous families are brought together. For example, two new partners who bring children from former partners together to create a new family group
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Three or more generations of the same family living together or close by, with frequent contact between grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, cousins ect.

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Traditional Extended Family

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Nuclear families that live apart from the extended family but keep regular contact, e.g. via phone or email.

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Card 4

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A single parent and their dependent children

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Card 5

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New stepfamilies created when parts of two previous families are brought together. For example, two new partners who bring children from former partners together to create a new family group

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Preview of the back of card 5

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