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Family friendly is something considered suitable for all members of the average family. In particular it means that it is not considered inappropriate for children, which may imply restrictions on engagement in, or depiction of, nudity, sex, high violence, horror, crude language, etc; at the same time, most family friendly products avoid marketing solely to children and make the product palatable to adults as well. While the precise definition of "family friendly" can vary depending upon the person using the term, some examples of companies the products and services of which are considered family friendly are INSP, Hallmark, Hub Network, Me-TV Network, Antenna TV, The Walt Disney Company, Nickelodeon, Litton Entertainment, and Pixar.
In politics, new workplace legislation may be introduced to strengthen the family unit through giving parents more flexible family-friendly working hours or educational reforms to helping children with special needs and to give parents more choice in how they are schooled.
The concept of family-friendliness within the tourism sector is constantly evolving. Hotels concentrate new services towards family-friendliness in a narrower concept such as child (kids stay and eat free)and pet-friendliness (pet friendly hotel chains)within the overall family-friendliness customer orientated concept.
- Content rating
- Family values
- Family film
- Children's interests (rhetoric)
- Children's television series
- Very special episode
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