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What is a family? - simply for you

family; mum; dad; baby; foster family; grandma; adopted; sister; brother ;
Mum, dad and you?
family  You and mum?       

You and dad?

Two mumsfamily Two dads

foster family
You and your
foster family?

You and grandma?
Part of two families? family
adopted family You and your adopted family?
Do you live with your auntie?
Or your big sister?

There are lots of different kinds of families.


What do families do?

family relationships

They live together.
They share.
They care for each other.
They keep each other safe.
They love each other.
They work together.
They have fun together.
They help each other in good times and bad times.

What does your family look like?

This girl made thumb prints and turned them into a picture of her family.

You could do this too.
your family
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We've provided this information to help you to understand important things about staying healthy and happy. However, if you feel sick or unhappy, it is important to tell your mum or dad, a teacher or another grown-up.


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