My Family and Relatives for Class 4 EVS
- A family is a group of people related to each other by marriage, birth or adoption.
- A family can be joint or nuclear.
- A nuclear family consists of parents and their offspring.
- A family may go through various situations. Some can be joyful, like marriage, and the arrival of a new baby and some heartbreaking, like death. Members of a family are support systems for each other.
Who Can Look After a Baby in the Absence of Parents?
The grandparents or uncle/aunt can look after a baby without parents.
What Challenges Does a Child Face When She Grows Up in a Nuclear Family?
- A child growing up in a nuclear family may feel lonely.
- If both the parents are bread earners, then nannies take care of the child eventually, which sometimes leads to a lack of emotional bond between the parents and the children.
- A child growing up in a nuclear family without a sibling does not grow well psychologically. They do not learn emotions like sharing, caring etc.
Whom Do You Meet at Family Parties?
- Usually, at family parties, we meet with extended family members.
- We meet with our uncles and aunts, cousins, and maternal grandparents.
What Is a Pedigree Chart?
- A pedigree chart helps us to trace the ancestors of the previous generations.
- This chart also informs us about the characteristic features of the individuals.
Functions of a Family
Why Do Older Adults Require Continuous and Close Monitoring?
- Older adults' bodies may undergo sudden unexpected changes that may affect them.
- Hence it is necessary to take care of their health, hygiene and food so that their bodies are not impacted due to something which may lead to illness.
What Is Marriage? What Changes Does It Make in a Family?
- It is considered a marriage when two adults are legally related as husband and wife for companionship.
- Marriage may lead to shifting to a new house for a female.
- Marriage leads to the inclusion of new members in the family.
What Is Adoption?
- Adoption is a legal process where the child's custody is given to an individual unrelated to the child biologically.
- Adoption helps many orphan kids get into good families, providing them with their basic needs and education and ensuring their good upbringing.