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All About You: What does your family row about?

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Newsround has asked 1,000 kids aged six to 12 across the UK what their lives are like.

Compared to the last time we asked you in 2007, you're spending more time with your families than you used to.

Four out of five you spend three hours a day with them, but for some of you that's not enough - you want to spend even more time with them!

But all that time together means you end up in a few rows, mainly about tidying your bedrooms, bedtime or pocket money.

So are those the kind of things your family argues about, or are other things behind the raised voices in your home?

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"I have wanted to be a teacher for as long as I can remember because I want to give something back to all of my teachers!!"

Madeleine, 10, Berlin, Germany

"I want to be an air hostess when I'm older because it's a really cool job and you get to travel the world!"

Chloe, 11, Warwickshire, England

"I want to be a chef or a food critic, (I love cooking and tasting food), or to work with young children."

Jasmine, 13, UK

"I want to be a doctor, a lawyer or a teacher."

Hannah, 10, England

"I want to be a member of Parliament because I think it would be the right job for me!"

George, 10, Derby, England

"I would like to be in the police because they get a decent amount of money and it's a good job with all the gadgets."

Charlie, 11, Manchester, England

"When I grow up I want to be a footballer because I am a good attacker."

Bethany, 13, Stoke on Trent, England

"When I grow up I want to be a bouncer because my Dad used to be one and he told me all about it."

Sam, 12, Stoke on Trent, England

"When I grow up I want to be a footballer because I try hard at it."

Ryan, 13, Stoke on Trent, England

"When I grow up I want to be a taxi driver because I want to drive people around."

Declan, 12, Stoke on Trent, England

"When I grow up I want to be a golfer because it's fantastic."

Oliver, 12, Stoke on Trent, England

"When l grow up l want to be a pop star singer because I like to sing."

Kimberley, 12, Stoke on Trent, England

"I'm the oldest in my family and my eight year old sister and I fight like crazy. We row over the smallest of things! It can really be quite upsetting sometimes. Sometimes I row with my parents about manners, cleaning and how to treat my younger sister but we almost always make up in the end!"

Narine, 12, Scotland

"Me and my sister row about what programme we should watch on TV."

Katy, 12, London, England

"I am the oldest of four and there are ten years between me and the youngest, so we argue over everything: TV, computer, where we go out for the day etc."

Emily, 11, UK

"Me and my brother row over the computer!"

Milena, 10, London, England

"I have three brothers and I'm the only girl. So we practically argue about everything."

Mehreen, 11, Surrey, England

"I row with my parents when I leave clothes on the floor. Also I argue with my brother over the PS3."

Emma, 12, Nottingham, England

"My family usually row about the computer or the TV."

Layla, 12, London, England

"I don't usually join in the fights at home but it's normally my brother and sister who argue - over the slightest things like the TV and the computer, and things the other one has said!!"

Faeqa, 11, London, England

"Me and my brothers and sisters are always fighting over which TV programme to watch and who gets chocolate."

Fozia, 11, Bolton, England

"I like to spend time with my family but it doesn't help that I am constantly tied up with things like school, clubs and friends. Also, one of my brothers has a grudge against my dad - they argue a lot!"

Chloe, 12, Plymouth, England

"I go to boarding school so most of the time I am there and not with my family. But, when I am home, we often argue about how much pocket money we get and sometimes my brother argues because he doesn't want to go back to boarding school!"

Mark, 9, London, England

"Well, I know it's silly but me and my brother used to argue about using the computer and playing the Xbox. But that doesn't happen anymore because I have a laptop and my brother has finally learnt to share things. My brother used to play 24/7 and my parents would get really, really mad and put him into his room."

Jay, 11, London, England

"My brothers row about the Nintendo Wii but I row about homework."

Elin, 8, London, England

"I want to spend more time with my family but can't. My brother and sister who are older than me are never home, they're always out to university! So I'm by myself."

Lahraib, 12, Nottingham, England

"I don't spend any time with my family because they are always busy."

Hassan, 11, Sheffield, England

"I always have to listen to my brother and sister fighting - boring!"

Rosie, 8, Cornwall, England

"Me and my brother have rows about new stuff and who is going to get it."

Samantha, 11, London, England

"It varies sometimes it's just about being rude or not doing what we are told but sometimes it's about my brother coming in late. I think it's much better now."

Emily, 13, Kent, England

"Me and my family row about who gets control of the TV, especially me!"

Anisah, 12, Edinburgh, Scotland

"In my family there are 13 of us - including me (I'm fourth oldest). So we argue about room space, people in the bathroom, who gets the last bit of food in the fridge, who has to babysit my baby brother ... all sorts! I have to share a room with my sisters so we all argue about what we're going to put on our bedroom walls. It's mad, it really is!"

Fionnuala, 14, Belfast, Northern Ireland

"My brother and I argue about who gets the biggest Easter eggs and stupid things like that."

Charlotte, 14, Leicestershire, England

"Me and my brother normally fight but in the end it's always me who wins."

Katherine, 8, Cambridgeshire, England

"I have three younger brothers, and one younger sister who drive me crazy! I don't really fight, because I'm a bit older than them. But they fight over what to watch on the telly, their toys and other stuff."

Donna, 13, Manchester, England

"My mum usually rows about tidying up, my Dad argues about little things and my annoying sister will always row about our belongings and if they're mine or hers!"

Sindurii, 11, Oxfordshire, England

"My sister takes me to school, and we argue because I have to be at school for 8.30am and I'm always up early but she never gets up in time. It really frustrates me because it makes us late as she takes SO long to get ready!!!"

Alexis, 12, London, England

"In my family of eight brothers and sisters we argue about lots of things like TV programmes and who gets the biggest dinner!"

Jade, 10, England

"I live with my two brothers and my mum. I argue with her about having to look after my brother when my she's out. So I don't even get to go out with my friends. She always moans at me for silly little things, and I am fed up of it!"

Chloe, 14, Essex, England

"I have two brothers aged eight and 13 and we always fight! But I get on with my baby sister really well."

Lucy, 11, Reading, England

"My siblings fight with each other but I don't."

Jessica, 12, London, England

"We don't really row. We try to get over things maturely."

Milly, 13, Manchester, England

"My parents argue about everything because my mum sometimes feels left out of things and gets upset!"

Sophie, 11, Bristol, England

"My mum and dad used to row a lot and fight but now they're much more calm. Sometimes I argue with my Mum."

Nahida, 11, London, England

"My family have rows all the time. My brother and I fight about everything which causes my mum and dad to start arguing. We fight over what to watch on TV, what is right and wrong, who is telling the truth...I much prefer it when everyone is getting along!"

Tabitha, 13, UK

"Our family never have rows."

Morgana, 10, London, England

"Me and my brother fight when he comes in to my room or when he takes ages in the toilet."

Sarah, 11, Coventry, England

"My family argues about tidying up, leaving clothes on the floor and about not hanging up clothes up on the coat hangers after school."

Hollie, 11, Sheffield, England

My family fights a lot. It's really me and my brothers and sisters who fight when we can't get what we want."

Jessica, 12, Manchester, England

"My family rows about loads of things such as bills or if we don't tidy our rooms! Everything basically and I am getting really fed up of it."

Emily, 14, Angus, Scotland

"My family row over little things, like money and stupid things which are really silly!"

Kris, 14, Rotherham, England

"We argue about toothbrushes, tidying, moving stuff, going to bed, watching TV and going on the computer. I'm one of nine kids, two parents and a grandmother."

Rosie, 10, Wales

"My parents usually nag me about leaving my room messed up, clothes on the floor, my Lego scattered around, wet towel on the bed and stuff like that. And I get mad with my little sister who is the really messy one and hardly ever gets told off, because she's just a little girl. Unfair!!! But most of the time life is very nice and calm at home. That's really great."

Henrique, 14, London, England

"Sometimes it's about silly things like being late home or pushing my little sister or lying."

Rania, 11, London, England

"If there is an argument in the house it's usually about us wanting something."

Suzanne, 13, Hertfordshire, England