A mixed bag. Sweet messages about family ties and balancing work and family. There's diversity in the multicultural cast (although this is slightly offset by the fact that the central family seems to be poking fun at the modern trend of celebs' international adoption), but unfortunately the show caters to ethnic stereotypes in casting these characters of color -- sassy African-American cutie Zuri and scrawny, meek Ravi, who's of Indian descent. All of the characters experience emotional growth from being together and growing as a family. There's a lot of "playground" talk among the kids as well, with put-downs like "Shut your pie hole" and persistent name-calling. Bullying and cyberbullying are also an issue in some storylines (among kids and adults), and although the overriding message is that standing up for yourself can stop the behavior, the characters don't always tackle the problems in admirable ways.
Kissing between adults, and some heavy flirting and slightly inappropriate comments on the part of a boy who's smitten by his nanny. Brief body-related references like a bra that escapes a suitcase. Most female characters are very conscious of the way they look and the impact it has on guys.
No cursing, but kids and adults engage in name-calling and put-downs the likes of "stupid," "puke face," and offering up a "buttkick."