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Good Life Family will help navigate the challenges of raising good kids — kids who will find their own paths to happiness. We help address the daily joys and struggles of finding a balance between kids and parents while keeping ourselves sane in the process. Good Life Family is committed to making a difference in the lives of our families, friends and communities as the go-to source.

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Life Insurance: The Topic No One Wants to Talk About

  by Alicia Wanek Prince sang, “Life is a party, and parties weren’t meant to last,” especially when you don’t

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Oh, Controversy! I Hate U.

Prince’s recent death has caused many of us to reflect upon his fantastic music and mystifying personality. Like many great

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Everyday Bullying

“It’s all fun and games until someone posts a video…” by Dr. Susan Sugerman and Sierra Sanchez, MSSW | Contributors

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Are Your Kids Prepared to Stand on Their Own Two Feet?

You’ve had some time to frame those photos of your children in their cap and gown on that proud day

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Pack it Up!

Good Life Family’s Comprehensive Pre-College Packing List   by Tricia White | Managing Editor   What to Fly With: Carry

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Masters of Transportation

  Transit passes help reduce commuting costs by Tricia White | Managing Editor Now that acceptance letters are arriving, it’s

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Travel Tips for the College Bound

Your baby is off to college. Don’t be sad – I’m told by parents who’ve been there that the “fun”

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Back-to-School Fashions Get a Hall Pass

This season’s styles make the grade with an updated, artistic flair ala Hall Park. by Amy Levenson Krumholz Click here

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Good Eats Summer Dining Guide

Our editors scoured the greater Dallas area for family-friendly dining destinations. Here are some of our favorites. CASUAL DINING The

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LaunchAbility® Announces Rick Van Hooser as New Executive Director

Nonprofit Veteran to Focus on Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships LaunchAbility, which helps people with learning and intellectual disabilities find work

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Chow Down! Dog-Friendly Dining Digs

Looking for a great place to eat that also welcomes your furry best friend? Check out these best bets that

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Dog Friendly Dallas

My Best Friend’s Park- Klyde Warren Dog Park   https://www.klydewarrenpark.org/Things-To-Do/Activity/dog-park.html   Address: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Suite 403, Dallas, TX

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Barking Up the Right Tree

Dog Park Do’s and Don’ts by Lisa A. Beach Taking your pooch to a dog park sounds like fun, right?

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America’s Sex Trade Problem

Playground documentary helps Irma Rangel School educate students by Karyn Brodsky Sammie Casas and her classmates learned about child sexual

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The Good Kid Award: The Making of a Leader

HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORE SAMMIE CASAS INSPIRES OTHERS TO SPREAD AWARENESS ABOUT SEX TRAFFICKING by Karyn Brodsky “If your actions inspire

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A Suburbanite’s Guide to a Food and Fun Filled Day in Dallas

  by Bobbie Ames | Food & Entertainment Editor Yes, yes, yes—I know we have great restaurants, amazing parks and

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Cool Me Down Summer Recipes

  by Bobbie Ames | Food & Entertainment Editor   Capers Signature Marinated Summer Salad INGREDIENTS 2 English cucumbers, seeds

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Pool Movie Nights at Home

There’s something special about family night at the movies.  Here’s a cool idea to bring the big screen production home.

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A Rail Good Time for the Whole Family

Opportunities for family adventures abound up and down the DART lines. Kids of all ages love trains, and riding the

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The Coolest Place Around

Beat the Heat at The District! by Lisa A. Beach Looking for a great day trip or weekend getaway, perfect

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Home Improvement

Important Things to Consider Before You Sign on the Dotted Line by Patrick Schurr | Contributor Follow these guidelines to

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Still No Answers

One Teen’s Heart-Wrenching Struggle Post-Concussion Seventeen-year-old Avery Crowe, a student at Hebron High School, was a competitive D1 club soccer

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Our Amazing Brain

Consciousness and Concussion by Ralph B. Lilly, M.D. | Contributor Of all the organs in the body, the brain is,

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