The home is an important place for anyone in any stage of their life, but in many ways it is especially so for children, young and teenage. As long as the home is a welcoming and loving place for them, they are that much more likely to be happy within themselves, and to enjoy life itself much more thoroughly. There are so many different sides to getting this right that most parents are bound to forget or fail on one or two fronts, and that is natural enough. But if you want to keep your kids as happy in the home as possible, there are some basic things to make sure you are doing. As long as you have taken care of the following, you should find that your children are generally happy enough in the family home.