When a child has a bad day, there are ways to help without being Parent Fix-it

"Parents are taking so much responsibility for their children's mood and spirit that it feels like it's your job to reset as soon as possible."

Magazine tip: Sports Illustrated, Sept. 9 issue

MAGAZINE TIP Sports Illustrated, Sept. 9 issue I generally enjoy this magazine anyway and appreciate how they've blended the old-school "literary" features — expansive thought pieces and profiles — with a youthful attitude towards trends and the evolution of sport and...

Taylor Swift suspect charged in Trump golf course damage

The man charged with breaking into singer Taylor Swift's Rhode Island mansion is accused of causing more than $20,000 damage to President Donald Trump's New Jersey golf course

Oprah Winfrey launching wellness arena tour in early 2020

Oprah Winfrey (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Oprah Winfrey is bringing her motivational spirit on the road in early 2020 with an arena tour promoting a healthier lifestyle

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Rick's List — Professor McConaughey Edition

McConaughey is now an actual faculty member at UT.

Savoring vs. surviving solitude

My responsibilities included collecting fees, providing trail information and making sure careless guests didn’t accidently set the buildings on fire.

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Upcoming concerts and shows

Brantley Gilbert — Jan. 25 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $73.50-$108.50

The Tenderloins — Dec. 31 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $49-$89

A Day to Remember — Nov. 8 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $25-$45

Jerry Seinfeld — Dec. 14 at Foxwood's Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $82.50-$150

Supertramp's Roger Hodgson — Feb. 14 at Foxwood's Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $45-$65

Hot Tuna — Dec. 7 at Garde; tickets on sale now; $39-$69