Linda & Richard Eyre
Recent Articles by Linda & Richard Eyre
Published: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 5:32 pm MDT
We often ask parents what they think is their biggest parenting challenge. The No. 1 vote-getter is entitlement. The best way for parents to deal with this widespread problem is to understand that we give our k...
Published: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 4:34 pm MDT
We are lucky to live in a community where our families can enjoy this level of talent and caliber of entertainment. We had a couple of experiences this past week that illustrate this.
Published: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 5:41 pm MDT
We meet many families that have gone through much worry and grief because of a single bad decision that one of their children made. Kids get blindsided by peer pressure that they had not anticipated or prepared...
Published: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:13 pm MDT
Interesting research reveals that one of the factors that contributes most to a child’s grit and resilience is knowing the stories of his or her grandparents and great-grandparents.
Published: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 6:21 pm MDT
Every parent with two or more children has faced the challenge of fighting, bickering, arguing, or, as it is sometimes gently described, “sibling rivalry.”
Published: Friday, April 8, 2016 11:45 pm MDT
The definition of a big family has changed. Last year, we met the president of the Large Families of Europe organization, and he told us their requirement for membership was to have three kids.
Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 7:05 am MDT
You remember the Beatles' song "When I'm Sixty-Four" — and the legitimate questions it asks. But way back when we first heard it, the questions seemed so hypothetical, so far in the future. And then years...
Published: Thursday, March 24, 2016 4:56 am MDT
The idea of our six youngest children sitting in close proximity for a full hour on live TV in front of 25 million people was, to say the least, terrifying. We could imagine dozens of embarrassing possibilities...
Published: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 4:50 pm MDT
Parents have a huge challenge in helping their children to adopt the values of their family culture rather than the values of their peer culture, or the internet culture, or the media and celebrity culture.
Published: Thursday, March 3, 2016 1:48 am MST
Our son Eli and his wife, Julie, left their two little ones with us for a long week, which reminded us of both the joys and the fatigue of being the full-time caregivers of energetic preschoolers.