Recent Articles by Lois M. Collins
Published: Friday, August 22, 2014 9:21 am MDT
Bridezilla and Bridechilla have a lot in common: They both want their wedding day to be filled with joy. And they both appear to provide a fair amount of pain and stress to the members of their wedding parties....
Published: Friday, August 22, 2014 8:55 am MDT
Many Americans believe kids as young as 12 need adult supervision if they're going to play in public places, inside or outside, poll says. And a high number would criminalize allowing a 9-year-old to play unsup...
Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 11:56 am MDT
Ron Williams grew up without a family, bounced around and battered. He found God at a point of crisis and never looked back. Now the nondenominational Christian minister and coach shares what he's learned about...
Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:23 am MDT
It costs, on average, $245,340 to raise a child to age 18, according to the annual U.S. Department of Agriculture reckoning. What your own child costs depends on a lot of things, including whether your consumer...
Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:06 am MDT
The boss is more likely to grant a request from dad to work from home so he can care for kids than a similar request from mom, according to new research that refers to the bias as the "fatherhood bonus."
Published: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 4:41 pm MDT
Family life has taken a casual turn. That latest trend in home design is an airy, open floor plan where members can hang out as a group even if they're not pursuing activities together. What matters is the toge...
Published: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:52 am MDT
The National Marriage Project's new "Before 'I Do’ ” report reveals the impact of premarital activity on what kind of marriage a couple will ultimately have.
Published: Thursday, August 14, 2014 12:55 pm MDT
Some aspects of musical talent may be genetic, although practice still hones skills, according to Swedish research involving identical twins.
Published: Thursday, August 14, 2014 10:05 am MDT
Here's another reason to reduce exposure to toxic materials: While national experts hail better choices as a reason for lower teen pregnancy rates, some research indicates that efforts to reduce youthful exposu...
Published: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:21 am MDT
If you suspect your boss, the guy you're dating or you daughter is a narcissist, research shows a single question will likely give you an accurate answer.