Linda & Richard Eyre
Recent Articles by Linda & Richard Eyre
Published: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:11 am MDT
On "NBC Nightly News" last week, anchor Brian Williams reported that, for the first time in history, there are more U.S. adults who are single than who are married. Let us suggest five frightening consequences ...
Published: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 11:56 am MDT
Here we go again. Yet another report has been circulating recently that claims it costs a quarter of a million dollars to raise a child to age 18. And this, the report ominously warns, does not even count the c...
Published: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 4:31 pm MDT
The averages show that the longer couples co-habitate before marriage the shorter their marriage will be. Statistics also reveal that the more sexual partners a person has before marriage, the less fulfilling ...
Published: Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:32 pm MDT
In Chapter 10 we will look at some of the things that the larger institutions of our society could do (or stop doing) to better support the smallest institution of the family.
Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 5:03 pm MDT
Everyone, particularly every child, needs an identity larger than himself — something he belongs to, feels part of and gains security and protection from.
Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:59 pm MDT
The clear connection between the decline of families and the world’s social problems cannot be ignored. The trick is figuring out which is the cause and which is the effect.
Published: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:24 pm MDT
A generation ago, no one would have questioned the premise that the family is the basic unit of society. Today, it is questioned from many sides.
Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:46 am MDT
Even as parents try harder and put forth more effort, raising responsible and values-centered children is getting harder and harder.
Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 4:07 pm MDT
We tend to undervalue and underestimate commitment. We forget about its pervasive power. When real commitment is felt, and expressed, it has a way of shrinking problems, of making them look manageable.
Published: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 3:44 pm MDT
We are all born into family. And we hope that family will surround us when we exit this world. In between, family provides us with our greatest joys and deepest sorrows.