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20
Jennifer
1991
1990
22
Roderick
1932
79
Roderick Maine
79
Joan
1932
65
Joan
1947
59
Linda
1953
1955-2011
55
Robert
1957
55
Roderick
1995– 2009
14
Teddy
Sammy
11
2001
m. 1989
m. 1953
1991
20
Austin
Dudley
19
Kayla
Florez
1992
1991
20
Daniel
Florez
m. 2012
Nancy
1930-1974
48
Constance
1964
1925
86
Boyd Anderson
44
56
Susan
1956
55
Kay
1957
1954
58
Scott
1959
53
Douglas
m. 1952

 My family is in the ‘Middle– Aged Parent’ stage of the family life cycle. Because the stages are based on the age of the oldest child, and my older brother has moved out and is on his own and I have moved away to college; this puts my family in this empty nest stage. When I moved to college, I got my family out of the ‘Families as Launching Centers’ stage.  

 My father’s side of the family all lives in the same city (Palm City, FL). We get together every Sunday and have a big family dinner, but as I am the youngest grandchild , this dinners now only consist of the adults. Even if we don't have dinner, the family will get together and play games or things of that sort. We are a very close family. My grandparents are still very much the head of the family and we all know it. We are Italian, and family to us is seen as the elders are in charge and make the family decisions. We all take care of each other and provide for each other as one big, happy family. My mothers side of the family is very similar. Although we do not all live close by, we our are still a very close family who loves each other. Even though my grandfather and uncle my not be close, the rest of us are very much so. Even my parents families know each other very well; we spend each Christmas together at my family’s home, and spend the whole day celebrating together.

My nuclear family is your typical family. My father works while my mother cares for us children and the home. When we were young they helped to teach us many valuable life lessons...
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