What Makes Up a Happy Family Essay

1299 Words May 15th, 2012 6 Pages
What Makes Up a Happy Family Is There Such A Thing?
Estefania Ayala
Keiser University

Abstract
Family is important as it is also important to have a happy family. We might think at times what makes a happy family? Is there such a thing as a happy family? Or is it possible to have a happy family. Having a happy family as we all might know is not an easy task to do, but it is neither impossible. What we can do is search for element to guide us through a happy family. I understand that no one is perfect therefore; there is no perfect happy family. We will learn that a happy family is unique and different from other happy families since we are all different human beings.

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An example would be sitting down at the table playing table games or as easy as baking a cake. Furthermore, you must also enjoy your spouse, since it is part of what makes up a family. Enjoying each other by dividing parental responsibilities so, that neither of them feels overwhelmed. In order to make a happy family we must put marriage first. “There are many families where kids always come first, says Boteach. Then they become substitute providers of love, he says. That’s unfair burden to put on a kid. It’s also bad for families because kids will move out of their house eventually.” (Mann, 2012) Marriage must set an example of love, which is what brought two persons together to create a family and they try to have a happy family. Showing an example of love is not just by hugging and kissing but showing care and respect for one another. “In happy families, family comes before friends. The camp counselor understands something that parents don’t and that is that caring for kids also has to be fun. Give rules, but understand that kids need fun, too. When kids get bored and listless, they start looking for excitement out of the home and that is when friends become more important. Friendship is important but subordinate to family.” (Mann, 2012) Therefore we should not let our children become bored of us and look for their friends. We