An extended family is a family structure consisting not only of parents and children (as with a nuclear family), but also of other relatives such as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and grandparents. Back in 1996, 21% of adults were part of an extended family. As society progressed, how people viewed extended families also changed.
Many treat the extended family as being burdensome. It’s understandable, due to various circumstances surrounding an extended family living in one home. But there are certain pros to living with a lot of relatives in one house!
Here, I’ll talk about what’s lovely about such family structure. Below are some points which you may find interesting about having a lot of members in your household!