Recent Articles by Lois M. Collins
Published: Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:53 am MDT
Research from China shows that people are rated as much more attractive if they do one thing — and it's something that parents can teach their children to help secure their personal happiness and success.
Published: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 11:50 am MDT
After George Clooney's wife decided to take his name, blogs lit up with discussion. Here's what a Huffington Post poll found when it simply asked readers what they think.
Published: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:20 am MDT
Child development experts offer the best of nonphysical discipline that really works to get child behavior on track and build strong family relationships.
Published: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:29 am MDT
The Journalism Center on Children and Family is going to close at the end of 2014. It's a huge loss for reporters and the public at large.
Published: Monday, October 20, 2014 12:32 pm MDT
A researcher who has spent four years calculating the calorie burn that juice, soda and other "treats" would entail believes people would make better food choices if they knew the truth: If you drink a soda, yo...
Published: Friday, October 17, 2014 10:49 am MDT
The American "retreat from marriage" may portend harm for the American dream, says National Marriage Project director Brad Wilcox, who outlines policies that hamper rather than help children's future stability.
Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:26 am MDT
A Georgia appellate court has ruled that parents can be sued over what their children post on Facebook, at least in some cases. The case involved a fake and demeaning Facebook page that stayed up even after dis...
Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:49 am MDT
Emory University researchers have found that marriage duration is inversely associated with the cost of the ring and the wedding ceremony. It's a case of less equals more, they say.
Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 3:47 pm MDT
Children who feel like they're not the favorite sibling are more likely to abuse substances if they grow up in families low on warmth and interaction, according to a new study from Brigham Young University. Per...
Published: Thursday, October 9, 2014 10:49 am MDT
Forget "myths about single-adult attachment and simple routines," writes the Federalist's Leslie Loftis. Children need both parents — and not just on alternate weekends and a weeknight here or there.