Linda & Richard Eyre
Richard and Linda Eyre are New York Times No. 1 best-selling authors who lecture throughout the world on family-related topics. Visit them anytime at www.EyresFreeBooks.com or at www.valuesparenting.com. Their latest Deseret Book e-book is “On the Homefront,” which contains 100 of their favorite columns with photos and videos.

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As a grandparent, you are positioned to create the kind of family narrative that can make your grandchildren stronger and more resilient.
We are still in Europe as we write this week, and we’ve now been gone long enough that we will soon feel ready to head for home.
Real, full-on, no-caveat, nothing-held-back marriage commitment actually becomes a kind of magic.
Millennials say they want to preserve their options and their excitement and to keep some peace and solitude. And they think they would throw all of them out the window if they “settled down” and go...
Hydrogen, by itself, has unique properties. Oxygen has its own set of qualities. But when they are combined, in a committed, fused sort of way, they become marvelous, clear, flowing, life-giving water. Marriage...
When we ask the question of whether you should trade your independence for interdependence, most people say "No!" Their first instinct is that they don’t want to trade their independence for anything.
The whole world seems to know about our ski slopes and our matchless snow. But far fewer know how glorious those same slopes are in the summertime and what wonderful things go on there.
If family-centric groups of different political stripes are critical of and fight against each other, we weaken our ability to fight against the many forces that are harming children.
Most parents know how incredibly impressionable 3- and 4-year-olds are. They are like little sponges. They can learn almost anything they are exposed to.
Many of us have the hope that our children will carry on in our footsteps as they continue with the same cause that their parents have pursued. It’s great when your kids pick up your torch and run with it...