Bill Doherty

'The Best Thing I’ve Done': Woman On Choosing To Be A Single MomEveryone can agree: Raising kids is no easy task. Doing it as a single parent is even harder. But recent statistics show the birth rate of unmarried women is on the decline in every age group, except one.
Good Question: What Makes For 'Quality Time' With Our Children?A new study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family finds the amount of time we spend with our kids has virtually no bearing on how well they turn out. It looked at behavior, emotional health and academic achievement of 3 to 11 year olds.
Lawmakers Looking For Way To Make Private Divorce PossibleState lawmakers are looking into changing the way people get a divorce in Minnesota.
Good Question: How Can We Keep The Peace With Family?Let's be honest, by now someone in your house for the Thanksgiving holiday is getting under your skin. Surviving time with our relatives can sometimes be more work than cooking the big meal.
Marital First Responders Help Provide 'First Aid' To CouplesWedding season is here and one piece of advice many newlyweds will hear is that a marriage takes work. Couples deal with everything from those little annoyances, like taking out the garbage, to more serious issues, like finances.
Advice To Parents Giving iPods To ChildrenA University of Minnesota Family Science professor has some advice for parents who may have given the gift of an iPod touch to their children over the holidays after a 6-year-old Chicago-area girl rang up $400 worth of apps on her new device.
Good Question: Who Initiates Divorce, Men Or Women?In Minnesota, a happy couple gets married every 17 minutes. And every 35 minutes, an unhappy couple gets divorced. When it comes time to dissolve a marriage, who's pulling the plug: men or women?