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Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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There is no "right" way to approach a blended family situation, as every family (and their relationship) is different.
I replied that I wasn't aware of any books on planning for a retired career woman who remarried across state lines into a blended family.
Vaughan is the kind of dynamic, forward-thinking chap the school needs, and while he and Allie are madly in love, their home life is far from easy thanks to their blended family - they have four children between them from previous relationships, and none of them gets along.
The two of them are madly in love, but their home life is far from perfect thanks to their blended family - they have four children between them, but none of them get along.
It takes a lot of discussion and sometimes compromise to solve blended family issues.
When Quest's divorced singer mom and Angela's widowed songwriter dad form a band, record a #1 hit, and get married, the blended family goes on tour, where they get mixed up with the Secret Service and the Israeli Mossad.
It is supposed to be an opportunity for this newly blended family to learn how to cooperate.
They've invited their blended family (friends, enemies) over for a traditional Christmas dinner.
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.