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The Importance of Family It has been said that It takes a village to raise a child I guess the trick would be to find a village of people you would want to help you to raise your children It would require a group of people with values and standards similar to your own It is possible to find such a group in a church if you belong to one or among your friends if you have a wide enough circle However an extended family is the village that has been responsible for the raising of children for generations in the past My extended family includes my mother two sisters and their families my husbands parents five brothers and their families My daughters have four uncles five aunts and twelve cousins living in California An extended family if you are lucky enough to have one usually shares many values and is willing to help see that these values are passed on to the children Some of the values my family holds in common include a strong work ethic respect for other people the value of education and modesty in dress and action My father-in-law is a great example He has had two careers and is still working He retired after 20 years with the Air Force earned a Masters Degree in education taught school and worked in junior high school administration for 20 years and is now a Master Teacher He supervises new teachers as they fulfill student teaching requirements for their credentials He is also a successful selling artist with work in a cooperative gallery as well as an usher at the Sacramento Community Center Theater in his spare time He has been married to the mother of his sons for 44 years He passed on his values to those sons They all have successful careers in technology management or entertainment Most have one or more degrees and a happy marriage These values
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