Luke Johnson is very good in the FT today (as he usually is) on the role of your business goals in raising a family. A flavour is here:
After all, entrepreneurs and children ought to get on well since they are similar in many ways: impatient, self-centred, demanding, enthusiastic, energetic and wilful. At board meetings it can occasionally be difficult to tell them apart. But, perhaps, that is what makes them fun to have around.
The full thing is here.