Adult Male, Adult Female, Adolescent Boy, And An Infant Girl

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The family that was observed consisted of an adult male, adult female, adolescent boy, preschool aged boy, and an infant girl. The family appeared to be of European American descent. The family spoke English. The adult male, which will be called the father, appeared to be 40-years-old; he was about five feet eight inches tall and of average weight for his height. The adult female, which will be called the mother, appeared to be 35-years-old; she was about five feet seven inches tall and overweight for her height. The adolescent boy, which will be called the teenager, appeared to be about 13-years-old; he was about five feet eight inches tall and slightly overweight for his height. The preschool aged boy, which will be called the preschooler, appeared to be four-years-old; he was about three feet four inches tall and was of average weight for his height. The infant girl, which will be called the infant, appeared to be four-months-old; she seemed to be of average height and weight for her age. The family hierarchies seemed to be that the mother was in control and made decisions for everyone else. The father seemed to follow the directions of the mother, but when he did not, the mother got agitated and started to sternly talk to the father. The teenager was not listening to the mother’s directions and the father seemed to be disengaged. The preschooler was sitting and eating, and then ran around and neither parent seemed to notice. The infant laid in her carseat and played with

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