Why do you suggest using the same account for all family members?

Using the same account for all family members allows you to connect with your family members right away. They will show up in your member list, no additional configuration is required.
Since you assign a unique nickname to every member phone, you are still able to differentiate between all members.
Check on Me can send email alerts to a member that has created a track request or that was tracked. For every member you can configure a different alert email address using the ‘Settings Menu’.
If you wish, you could create an account for every single member of your family. But then you need to invite every member to your list. Click here for more details