Family is a compelling subject simply because everybody has familial ties of some sort however variously and ambiguously they may be experienced. That well used retrain , that we don't chose our family is losing some of it's surety as we become more and more able to make choices about who constitutes our family and how they qualify for such a distinction.

Keeping it in the family examines a series of micro-social groups that are examples of more recent, open-ended definition of family.

Annie and Fred
Fiona and her kids
Lola and Kane
Manolo and Angela
Mary, Ashleigh, Harry and Joe
Sara and Issy
Carola, Nathan, Nia and Penny
The Hadens
Christine, Cind and Louis
Mandy and Isetta