Recent Articles by Lois M. Collins
Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:40 pm MDT
The American family has become less stable because of two forces that are battering its once-stable foundations. That doesn't mean either factor is bad, but the combination can seriously shake things up.
Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 11:01 am MDT
Experts on family often express a wishlist for what children should learn. It includes topics like media literacy, relationship IQ and emotional intelligence.
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 10:14 pm MDT
The annual reckoning on childhood wellbeing by the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds a mixed bag for Utah, which is up to No. 11 from No. 14.
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 10:12 pm MDT
The new Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation — the 25th — finds a mixed bag of progress and lost ground when it comes to childhood wellbeing.
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 10:01 am MDT
Kozo Hattori tells the Good Men Project that he's committing his life to a social experiment: He's going to raise boys to be, first and foremost, compassionate.
Published: Sunday, July 20, 2014 3:00 pm MDT
Jibo is a robot with a role in the family, his creators say. This 11-inch tall helper can take messages, call for takeout, and read to the kids when mom and dad are beat after a hard day.
Published: Sunday, July 20, 2014 1:51 pm MDT
A survey of older adults found they have some regrets, but believe younger adults can learn from what they didn't do exactly right.
Published: Thursday, July 17, 2014 5:05 pm MDT
The best strategy for dealing with what might be early warning signs of domestic violence? An exit strategy and the will to live it.
Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 3:36 pm MDT
How to help young widows — even just what to say — in the face of such a loss is a challenge to those who love and long to comfort someone. Most people have no idea how to approach the topic of an u...
Published: Friday, July 11, 2014 2:13 pm MDT
A recent Gallup poll finds that although they miss how they looked when they were younger, seniors are more likely to feel confident about their looks.