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family

n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

family

(Common ancestry), noun ancestry, birth, blood connection, clan, common extraction, common forebears, common lineage, common parentage, consanguinity, descent, dynasty, ethnic group, ethnicity, filiation, folk, genealogy, house, kin, kindred, kinsmen, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, people, same line of descent, same strain, sept, stirps, stock, strain, tribe

family

(Household), noun brood, domestic circle, dooestic establishment, familia, family unit, home circle, issue, offspring, progeny
Associated concepts: adoption, curtesy, dependent, domestic relation, dower, Family Court, family law, family purpose doccrine, head of household, heirs, next of kin, surviving spouse
See also: ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descendant, domestic, house, household, issue, kindred, kinship, lineage, next of kin, origin, parentage, paternal, posterity, progeny, race, relative, succession
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The 'treatment' however is life changing and one that will ultimately estrange him from and possibly destroy his blended family who have been his only support base.
Practical tips and advice on a range of life transitions are offered in the EBooks, including: Education - From High School to College; Career Moves; Marriage; Career Changes; Becoming New Parents; Remarriage and Blended Family Relationships; Divorce; Midlife Career Exploration; Relocation; Empty Nesting; Death of A Loved One; and Retirement.
Part 2 provides a closer look at diverse family constellations such as the multi-generational family, the single parent family, the foster/institutional family, the lesbian or gay family, the blended family, and the multi-partner family.
She lifted the lid on what goes on behind closed doors at the Warne household over summer, revealing the blended family watched Grease together and how Warne show off his dance moves.
This year's Project Money participants include a new blended family working to merge different philosophies on money, a single parent who's trying to save for the future, a young family who wants to learn to manage their money together and reduce their stress, and a state worker facing financial uncertainty, the credit union said.
In the present, teen-aged Cass, still mourning the death of her mother, wrestles with her new blended family.
All of the children were there for the party, and it appeared that they're one big happy, blended family.
While over-reliance on a QTIP Trust to support the surviving spouse may squeeze the children's inheritance, an effective solution is to incorporate an ILIT into the blended family estate plan.
Similar conflicts threatened the unity of the early church as it began-to realize itself as a blended family, drawn together by a shared faith in Jesus.
Try to come up with new and different ideas for Christmas traditions that you can start with your new blended family.
Material is organized around 35 main presenting problems, including anger management, blended family conflicts, chemical dependence, and eating disorders.
According to the National Stepfamily Resource Center (NSRC), at least one in three kids will live in a blended family (stepfamily) before age 18.