In the Arena with the Eyre Sisters

The Eyre sisters, mothers of 18 children ages 1-25 and daughters of best-selling parenting authors, share stories and discuss how growing up in an eccentric family has impacted their lives and their own parenting journeys.

53:07 2022-11-15
Come join us for a fun discussion on traditions as we wrap up Season 1. We really enjoyed talking about traditions we had growing up around birthdays, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. We also shared evolved and new traditions we have in our homes now. Traditi...
45:11 2022-11-08
It can be really tricky to know how to get our kids to listen and obey. In today's episode, we discuss ways our parents helped us to "buy in" to the family legal system, how they implemented consequences, and what overall what discipline looked like in ou...
43:30 2022-11-01
Teaching our kids to manage money well is vital! Come join our discussion as we share the way we were raised within the Eyre house money system, as well as ways we've tweaked things for our own families. We've also included a special audio guest appearanc...
40:44 2022-10-25
Today's episode focuses on the teen years! Saren, Shawni, and Saydi share experiences from their growing-up years, as well as things they're implementing in their own homes now. What do you tips do you have for the teen phase? Come share with us on Instag...
35:24 2022-10-18
We all want our kids to like each other, but, as Saydi put it in this week's episode, it can often feel like we're in a true arena with all of the fighting in our homes! During this episode, we list some of the things our parents did during our growing-up...
32:03 2022-10-11
This week we continue our discussion about our family motto: broaden and contribute. Listen in as we talk about how our parents instilled a contributing-to-the-world mindset in our family growing up, and ways we're continuing that with our children. We wa...
36:10 2022-10-04
Growing up, our parents were passionate about broadening our minds - whether through travel, music and art, or setting goals. They encouraged us to push past our comfort zones and learn new things. They taught us that new people, places, and ideas are exc...
36:11 2022-09-27
This week's topic is one dear to our hearts. Just as our parents did, we feel strongly about teaching our children to be citizens of the world - to love and accept differences! Join us as we talk about our adventures growing up in England, Mexico, Japan, ...
45:56 2022-09-20
Today we look back on rituals we had as a family - some daily, some weekly, some not-so-consistent. We talk about morning rituals, dinner rituals, car rides, Sundays, and nighttime. Some of our family rituals were pretty common - scripture study, mommy/da...
26:29 2022-09-10
Today we discuss the summers we spent building a log cabin in the middle of nowhere. We laugh about the living conditions and the creative cooking as well as discussing how being pushed outside our comfort zones taught us important lessons and how doing s...
31:09 2022-09-09
Join us as we describe the fun history of our family's favorite place. We talk about the days of buckets for toilets and carrying rocks and how Bear Lake evolved into a beloved annual summer gathering spot for 50+ family members. Special places are an imp...
22:37 2022-09-08
Get to know the Eyre Sisters and what we hope to do with this podcast. We talk about where the name came from, introduce the unique way we were raised and how that has shaped us as parents, and give you a glimpse into the topics we'll be covering as we mo...