Social-emotional learning is one of the most important things that schools provide to students, and as experts weighed in on the reopening debate, it was one of the primary reasons they advocated for getting students back into the classroom ASAP. Chu said he’s seen the benefits of social interaction for his daughter Kellan in just the first week of school, and that’s been worth sending her back even if safety protocols, such as mask wearing and social distancing, are not as stringent for kindergartners. … [Read more...] about How is in-person learning going in Colorado? So far, so good, parents and experts say
Ways to say goodbye
There’s a tendency in our culture to mythologize artists who succumb to addictions or depression. Whitney Houston is probably the easiest to evoke as it pertains to superstar female vocalists who were overwhelmed by their demons; a list that also includes names like Judy Garland and Amy Winehouse. And there are several examples of celebrity kids who grew up to become dysfunctional people because of the spotlight their family name placed them under. Natalie Cole had to navigate both. But she didn’t become totally submerged in the darkness; she fought back and ultimately won. In addition to her musical accomplishments, she was an established author and earned a degree in child psychology. She made one hell of a life for herself and never felt shame or sorrow for her sometimes-harrowing journey. … [Read more...] about Goodbye To Natalie Cole: Soul Diva, Fighter, Queen
Merry, happy, horrifying everything: Shaffer's horror-comedy, set in a 1980s publishing house, is billed as "'The Office' meets 'The Shining.' " It's about a cursed gnome doll that someone receives during a company gift exchange, leading to ho-ho-horrible events. Expect a touch of the supernatural, malefic colleagues and plenty of eccentricity. … [Read more...] about New reads to look forward to this fall
In a statement posted to her Instagram account, Kardashian West wrote, "Without Keeping Up with The Kardashians, I wouldn't be where I am today. I am so incredibly grateful to everyone who has watched and supported me and my family these past 14 incredible years. This show made us who we are and I will be forever in debt to everyone who played a role in shaping our careers and changing our lives forever." … [Read more...] about ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ coming to an end on E!
During its time, the franchise grew its production tree to include titles and television specials such as “Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami,” "Kim's Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event," “Lord Disick: Lifestyles of a Lord,” “Kourtney and Kim Take New York,” “Khloé & Lamar,” “Kourtney and Khloé Take the Hamptons,” “Dash Dolls,” “Rob & Chyna,” "About Bruce," “I Am Cait” and “Life of Kylie.” … [Read more...] about ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ to end in 2021