A family can be two or more people who share goals and values, have long-term commitments to one another, and usually live in the same house. Families range from all sorts of races, forms and sizes. Families differ in various ways but each one has its own definition of a happy home and family. So, what makes a happy family? There are many important factors that make a happy family. Order is one of the important factors that make a happy family. With order there is no chaos or confusion in the home. A well-organized family will be able to function smoothly and easily in completing various tasks that each individual must do. When each individual knows his/her own responsibility, he/she is capable and able to bring more harmony and peace in the home. Quality time is definitely one aspect to having a happy family. This quality time spent together as a family no matter what the activity is will surely strengthen a family’s relationship. Quality time helps to develop a bond between family members. Not only will this strengthen ties, it will provide you with charitable memories of times spent together, whether it is having fun, being sad, happy, or bad. In addition, a happy family must have an open communication between each individual. It is important that each member of the family is heard, either it be about a problem, sharing good news or just because that person is there. Everyone is important enough have their own opinion. An open communication between parents and their children will help increase trust and decrease the problems of drug and alcohol abuse, teen pregnancy and crime. Also an open communication between a husband and wife will bring much understanding, appreciation, trust and much more. Being “open” with each other is something that is essential in a happy family, but may be very hard to do. Discussing our feelings amongst each other can help us to have a stronger bond. ...