What is a family really? And why is it so important? Dr Phil believes that your family should be the centre of your life and your child's life. In his new book, he'll show you the problems in your family life that you may not be able to see clearly. He'll show that if you want your child to have a chance at a happy, fulfilled life, you need to take control and make changes now. You are raising someone who will one day be an adult, and everything you do today impacts on what kind of adult your child will become; you are building the future. This book offers you a step-by-step plan to turn your family around, or to keep them on track. Based on Dr Phil's fundamental principles, the plan includes exercises, assessments, solutions for specific problems, and directions for implementing the steps. Some of the issues that Dr Phil will cover are: Don't Ask Children to Deal With Adult Issues* Heal Your Own History Or It Will Poison Your Family*Values and Traditions Are Your Family's Glue*Parent as Partners Most importantly, Dr Phil's new book offers you and your family hope - for a happier home life now, and a promising future for your children.