What we need most in this life is someone to love and someone to love us. The best place to find love is the family. We also need to have a purpose in life, to be able to do something for someone else, to be able to do some good in this world. The best place to do good to those we really love is the family. We also need to have a place in our life where we can feel free to be ourselves, to feel comfortable and secure. The best place to find security and freedom to be ourselves is the family. We also need to learn language without which we would not be able to function in the world around us. The best place to learn our language is the family. We also need to learn to be a member of our culture, i. e., to be an American. The best place to learn about our culture is in the family. We also need to acquire the beliefs and values that will sustain us and guide us throughout our lifetime. The best place to develop our belief and value system is the family. The experts say that by the age of six we learn half of all that we will learn in our lifetime. The best place for this learning to occur is the family. The family has been weakened by so many different forces in our contemporary world. Yet the family, given its fundamental role in teaching children to become productive participants in their world, holds the keys to the future because the children are the future. In addition, the family is the key to the present because the family makes is possible for all of us to have a better life. The purpose of this book is to shine a light on the family and to encourage everyone to cherish his/her own family and to support and to promote the family in our country.