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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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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.
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.
Viewing commitment as something you do after you are sure that the relationship will work out is backwards. In truth, commitment is the one thing that can cause the relationship to work out. Commitment is not ...
Should faith and family matter to you if you don’t have faith or a family? Yes, because the only things strong enough to balance society and restrain the excess power of big business and big government ar...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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.
Everyone, particularly every child, needs an identity larger than himself — something he belongs to, feels part of and gains security and protection from.
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.