Have you heard about or watched the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why? Suicide Prevention information for Parents, Kids and Counselors

If you have a child, niece, nephew, family friend, or teenage student, chances are they are one of the millions of viewers who are talking about this thought-provoking, disturbing, and at times horrifying story of the suicide of a teenage girl named Hannah. Each episode of “13 Reasons Why” outlines a different reason Hannah decided to take her own life, ranging from being … [Read more...]

Back to school supplies that are fun to buy!

If you're like me then Back to School Shopping can be a drag. But some of these things are fun to shop for and some are even fun for the kids! SOCKS!  Seriously who doesn't love socks? They're awesome and fun and go with everything! Here's a few facts about our favorite Gold Toe: Each pair of PowerSox contain features such as AquaFX moisture management, arch support, … [Read more...]

Nicole Nageli, local 13 year old wins 2016 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award

Nicole Nageli, a 13 year old from Castle Rock, has realized her dream of publishing her original graphic novel, The Adventures of Kate the Cat. Nicole's journey began with a passion for drawing she discovered in the third grade. Her passion for drawing evolved into a desire to tell stories with her pictures and from there into the idea she could create an entire graphic novel.  … [Read more...]

Denver Date Night: Screaming Fun Date (adults and teens alike!)

Last night I had a screaming good time with my date at the Haunted Field of Screams and in the Dead Mans Night Maze! Haunted Field of Screams was kind of enough to set us up with VIP passes to try each of the three attractions they run. We first entered the Dead Mans Night Maze. The VIP pass allowed us to jump to the front of the line, nice! We were given some basic … [Read more...]

He said/She said, a “duet” at the new Voicebox Karaoke

He said/She said - would you take two groups of kids on a date to a karaoke bar? We did! "How would you and your kids like to go to karaoke with me and my kids?" Karaoke? I can't sing, I don't want to get up in front of a bunch of strangers and embarrass myself. Could you possibly have a worse idea? Now, in a rare moment of self control, I managed to keep these thoughts … [Read more...]