The Reitman Family

A typical nuclear family

Nuclear Family

Family consisting of a mother (Rita Reitman 40), father (Jeffrey Reitman 44), two brothers (Joshua 21 and Robert Reitman 17) and a daughter (Vena Reitman 15).

Five Functions of The Reitman Family

1. Physical Needs

2. Promoting Intellectual Needs

3. Meeting Emotional Needs

4. Encouraging Social Skills

5. Moral Values

Reitman Family

Working as One

Stages

A combination of the Parenting Stage and Launching Stage

Sibling #1 Oldest Brother (Joshua)

1. Bossy

2. Dominant

3. Mature

4. Confident

5. Self-disciplined

Sibling #2 Muddle Child (Robert)

1. Have no drive

2. Envious

3. Not wallflower

4. Think outside the box

5. Manipulators

Sibling #3 Youngest Child (Vena)

1. Optimist

2. Less ambitious

3. Less likely to follow family traditions

4. Creative persists

5. Employers