Recent Articles by Lois M. Collins
Published: Saturday, April 18, 2015 3:00 pm MDT
The CEO of Turkish Airlines wants his single pilots to get married. He believes it will provide them with some stability.
Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:52 pm MDT
The Institute of Medicine says families can do a lot to prevent cognitive decline related to aging. Brain health is as influenced by lifestyle choices like exercise and diet as heart health is.
Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:52 pm MDT
When Cynthia Kersey brought her grandchildren home to raise, she wondered how she'd pay for the medications and diapers and food. A study says some kids living with grandparents don't get vital supports that he...
Published: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 8:59 pm MDT
The Maryland couple who made national headlines for letting their children walk home unaccompanied from a park are in potential trouble with Child Protective Services again after the kids were picked up a third...
Published: Monday, April 13, 2015 9:01 am MDT
Research suggests that parents who figure soon the baby will be old enough to help out around the house may be in for a surprise. Between school and extracurricular activities, children remain generally unhelpf...
Published: Monday, April 13, 2015 8:43 am MDT
Research says folks are kinder to strangers than to the spouses they claim to adore. So perhaps the secret to a loving relationship is to treat your spouse a bit more like a stranger, author says.
Published: Monday, April 13, 2015 8:19 am MDT
Entrepreneur E. Joseph Cossman once said you could test your memory by recalling what worried you one year ago today. It's a perspective that comes easier as you learn to weather storms.
Published: Friday, April 10, 2015 9:31 am MDT
The proportion of teens is at its smallest point in American history, with greater decline coming. And that poses some interesting demographic challenges.
Published: Monday, April 6, 2015 8:24 am MDT
Lenore Skenazy let her son, 9, ride the subway alone. Some parents won't let their kids play alone in the front yard at that age. This is a parent's twin dilemma: Balancing worry something will happen against b...
Published: Friday, April 3, 2015 5:53 pm MDT
Research shows that divorces tend to have certain things as roots. Knowing what stresses a marriage can improve a couple's chance of weathering it.