We had to research family crests one week for a home school assignment. Because our family is blended and adopted in many ways there was no one crest we could identify as our own. We created our own family crest representing different skin colors and backgrounds but exhibiting that our foundation is love and Christ.
My girls were 8 or 9 years old at the time, and our son had already graduated. I think they did a great job and we have used this many times. Family is not always those you are related to; sometimes it is those who love you and support you, who put in the time and energy to help you be your best. I love my lovable, imperfect, nutty, sometimes hormonal, always entertaining family and I feel so blessed that they love me.