Types of Family

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LONE PARENT FAMILY
This type of family contains one parent and dependent children who live together, tthe majority of lone parents are headed by women
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RECONSTITUTED FAMILY
This family contains an adult man and women this type of family also includes children however some of the children are from previous relationships reconstituted families are often called stepfamilies as they contain steparents and stepchildren
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EMPTY NEST
These families were originally nuclear families but the children have grown up and left home
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EXTENDED FAMILY
This family contains a nuclear family but there are other realatives living in the household too such as grandparents
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SAME SEX FAMILY
Contains two adults of the same sex and their children through birth or adoption
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Card 2

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This family contains an adult man and women this type of family also includes children however some of the children are from previous relationships reconstituted families are often called stepfamilies as they contain steparents and stepchildren

Back

RECONSTITUTED FAMILY

Card 3

Front

These families were originally nuclear families but the children have grown up and left home

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

This family contains a nuclear family but there are other realatives living in the household too such as grandparents

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Contains two adults of the same sex and their children through birth or adoption

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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