In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(family) monoparental formal(family) con solo madre o padre
- Experts associate this trend with the increase in the numbers of children living in one-parent families or stepfamilies.
- Children in one-parent households are more likely to have their own phone.
- The growth in the number of one-parent families was also a factor as was the fact that grandparents were not passing on parenting skills because they were often not in contact with their children and their grandchildren.
- One quarter of our precious children live in one-parent families.
- On the other hand, though, the fact that only Bradford outside London is to be included in this scheme because of its high proportion of one-parent families does not reflect well on the place.
- Nationally, the number of one-parent families is estimated at 1.7 million - about a quarter of all families.
- Milburn, a product of a one-parent family, grew up amid the declining industrial landscape of the north-east of England.
- The importance Laidlaw places on the father/son relationship can be seen by the way in which he has supported a project called Big Brothers and Sisters, which matches children from one-parent families with mentors.
- This isn't a criticism of one-parent families.
- A matriarchal household is the benevolent term for what was a tough, financially difficult, one-parent upbringing.
- The main victims of Sunday trading are the children, particularly if they belong to a one-parent family and that parent has to work on a Sunday.
- The same benefits will also apply to one-parent family payment recipients, and those receiving unemployment benefit.
- Think of the various versions of the one-parent family, resulting from conception outside a marriage or relationship, or from separation or divorce, or from bereavement.
- Charity Single Parent Action Network offers information on anything affecting one-parent families from benefits to concerns about children.
- The friends endured years of financial strain in one-parent families and living on the poverty line while attending London College of Music and Media in Ealing.
- People supported by the centre include one-parent families, teenage parents and people from the local homeless hostel.
- A special recovery squad of 12 civil servants is expected to save the taxpayer €14.9m this year, out of a €660m bill for one-parent family payments.
- More than half of the suicidal callers were from one-parent families and one-fifth were living ‘outside traditional family structures’ - for instance, in care or on the streets.
- Many of our young carers are living in one-parent families and the majority of families where there is a sick or disabled member suffer financial hardship as the earning power is usually much reduced.
- He grew up in a one-parent family, so I should have guessed that he'd be lighter on the ‘family values’ stuff than many of the President's supporters.
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