"What Family Essentials is, is a collection of over 400 templates for Word and Excel." Such as
"It includes education oriented templates, finance oriented templates, all the way down to tickets and brochures, flyers and posters." Photo editing and Web site publishing software is included as well along with free space on the Web. On the education front
"We're talking about anything from a book report, a history report, things for parents to use with their kids
study guides, lesson planners, achievement awards
all kinds of things." The package is designed for both PCs and Macs and sells for under thirty dollars. You can find more info and a free demo version at software.canon.com.