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Ancestor
a person related to you who lived a long time ago
Adoption
the act of legally taking a child to be looked after as your own
Divorce
an official or legal process to end a marriage
Close-knit
Bound together by strong relationships and common interests
Household
A house and its occupants regarded as a unit
Half-brother
A boy or man with either the same mother or the same father
Cuddle
Hold close in one’s arms as a way of showing love
Fatherless
Having no father because he is dead or absent from the home
reconstituted family
the joining of two adults via marriage,who have had previous relationships and children from them
foster
bring up a child
Only child
a person with no siblings, either biological or adopted
Immigrant
A person who migrates to another country usually for permanent residence
Argue
To present reasons for or against a thing
Nuclear family
Family consisting only of parents and their offspring
Separate
Stop living together
Conflict
angry disagreement between people or groups
Nurture
to provide the care and attention necessary for a young child, animal, or plant to grow and develop
accommodate
agreeing to a demand
Spouse
a husband or a wife
Figure out
to be able to understand something or to solve a problem
resemblance
the fact of being or looking similar to somebody/something
extended family
a family group with a close relationship among the members that includes not only parents and children but also uncles, aunts, grandparents, etc.
stable upbringing
the way in which a child is cared for and taught how to behave while it is growing up 
sibling rivalry
a state in which siblings are competing for the same thing
Adolescene
the time in a person’s life when he or she develops from a child into an adult
Infant
very young child
Toddler
a young child learning to walk
Generation family
(The same meaning with extended family)
Engaged
pledged to be married
Godparent
person who promises at a child's baptism to bring the child up
family planning
is the planning of when to have children,and the use of birth control and other techniques to implement such plans
betrothal
Formal engagement to be married
inheritance
A thing that is inherited
pregnant
having a child or young developing in the uterus
maternity
motherhood
paternity
the state of being someone’s father
Abandon
Cease to support or look after (someone)
Relative
A person connected by blood or marriage
Childhood
The state or period of being a child
Nephew
A son of one’s brother or sister
Niece
A daughter of one’s brother or sister
competency
the ability to do something in a satisfactory or effectiveway
interaction
communication
endure
to suffer something difficult or unpleasant in a patient way over a long period
long-lasting
continuing for a long time
gather
If people gather, or if someone gathers them, they come together in one place to see or do something
close to
Friendly or intimate with someone.
Get along with
If people get along, they like each other and are friendly to each other
Fraternal
Of or like a brother or brothers
Parental care
The provision of care, by either males or females, is presumed to increase growth rates, quality, and/or survival of young
Heartless
Displaying a complete lack of feeling or consideration
fiancé
A man to whom a woman is engaged to be married
authoritarian
Showing a lack of concern for the wishes or opinions of others
overprotective
Having a tendency to protect someone, especially a child, excessively
lenient
more merciful or tolerant than expected
antisocial
Contrary to the laws and customs of society, in a way that causes annoyance and disapproval in others
family tree 
A genealogical chart showing the ancestry, descent, and relationship of all members of a family or other genealogical group.
blood relation 
Someone that you are related to by birth, rather than by marriage
have nothing in common 
Have no similarities or shared interests 
look up to
To admire
twin
Two persons or animals are borned at the same time