Recent Articles by Lois M. Collins
Published: Saturday, May 2, 2015 7:20 pm MDT
Stephanie Webb is a stepmother who works hard to help the kids thrive while honoring the memory of their mother. The role of stepmother comes without a map, but the skills needed also bring out the best in rela...
Published: Saturday, May 2, 2015 1:40 pm MDT
Teens are not driving as much as their parents, and they're not lining up to get their licenses, either. But whether it marks a new trend that will endure or not is unknown. And the theories range from recessio...
Published: Friday, May 1, 2015 3:31 pm MDT
Vicki Hoefle's "Straight Talk" parenting book pairs trust-your-gut advice with proven strategies to help parents raise "grow" children to become capable adults.
Published: Thursday, April 30, 2015 2:08 pm MDT
A "two-tier" America stands in the way of social mobility and thwarts opportunity for young people to secure their future, which is important for everyone, according to experts at a summit co-sponsored by the A...
Published: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:03 am MDT
A new Council on Contemporary Families symposium says the number of rapes and other sexual assaults has dropped, though they're still under-counted. The group notes a good news/bad news mix to recent attention ...
Published: Sunday, April 26, 2015 8:56 pm MDT
Relationships are complicated sometimes, but research says there really is a pretty simple way to tell if you are with the right person.
Published: Thursday, April 23, 2015 10:18 am MDT
Public awareness campaigns sometimes claim an American child goes missing every 90 seconds. That's not quite true.
Published: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 3:23 am 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: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:39 pm MDT
The CEO of Turkish Airlines wants his single pilots to get married. He believes it will provide them with some stability.
Published: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:23 pm MDT
The Air Force is the latest military branch to embrace "May I Kiss You" training designed to reduce unwanted sexual advances.