Linda & Richard Eyre
Recent Articles by Linda & Richard Eyre
Published: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 3:01 pm MST
We tried a Christmas tradition many years ago that got traction and stuck, and since then it has grown bigger and bigger and is now practiced by our children in their families and neighborhoods. We called it t...
Published: Friday, December 12, 2014 11:47 am MST
Christian parents the world over face a Christmas dilemma. We don’t want our young children’s belief in Santa, nor the gradual growth away from that belief, to be confused in their minds with their ...
Published: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 11:25 am MST
Does the hassle and commercialization of Christmas drive you nuts? I remember one Christmas years ago when I finally decided to be a little more disciplined and deliberate in how our family celebrated the holid...
Published: Thursday, November 27, 2014 11:42 am MST
This week, as we celebrate the wonderful, family-gathering holiday of Thanksgiving, let's try to think a little more about how we can make gratitude a more consistent staple of our lives—throughout the wh...
Published: Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:49 pm MST
Today, despite blessings beyond what the Pilgrims could imagine, we are losing the vital, life-sustaining emotion of gratitude. Our tendency to take things for granted is shocking.
Published: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 3:01 pm MST
Years ago, Thanksgiving weekend for our growing family was a time to scramble around seeing grandparents and trying to get started on some Christmas shopping. Thanksgiving Day itself was all about the food and ...
Published: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 3:40 pm MST
We are happy to have Halloween over and to be able to shift our focus to what may be the best family holiday of all — Thanksgiving. It's our favorite. But sadly, in our broader society, Thanksgiving is th...
Published: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:42 am MDT
Halloween, it seems, is second only to Christmas in the minds of kids — and in the minds of retailers and merchandisers. But for parents, it is a mixed bag.
Published: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:47 pm MDT
Through the years, we have thought a great deal about joy. One of the things we have concluded is that the greatest joys of all come in and through and because of families.
Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:44 am MDT
Many of us grew up hearing warnings about overpopulation — the crowding, the depleting of resources, the pollution and the inability of the earth to sustain so many people. But things change.