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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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North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre 
Announces Cast for Mel Brooks’ The Producers

North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce its cast for the iconic Mel Brooks musical The Producers. 

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FOGO DE CHÃO, WITH SWANKY NEW LOCATION AT LEGACY WEST IN PLANO, OFFERS LIGHTER OPTIONS IN ADDITION TO ITS TRADITIONAL MENU

Internationally renowned Southern Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão recently opened at Legacy West with new menu offerings and an updated dining

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Billingsley’s Dog-Friendly Destination Gets Summer-Ready with New Tap Room Opening in Austin Ranch

After almost a year after The Shacks Dining & Dog Park opened in The Colony, a new concept has joined

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Adventure is Out There!

Good Life Family Magazine Travel Series Whether you fondly remember a family hike at the Grand Canyon or treasure the

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How to Turn a Child Possession Nightmare Into a Summer Dream

By Chris Oldner | Contributor The greatest phrase in the English language to a school-aged child: School’s out for the

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Father’s Day Spicy Burgers

  Ingredients: 1 lb ground chuck beef ½ tsp lemon pepper ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 tsp Worcestershire

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Cafe Intermezzo Opens To Rave Reviews at The Shops at Legacy in Plano

Bravo to Cafe Intermezzo at The Shops at Legacy Good Life Family Magazine enjoyed getting to know Cafe Intermezzo’s founder Brian

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Dare to Dream

Making a lasting impact, one homeless child at a time By Alicia Wanek It can be difficult for a homeless child

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DART to Summer Fun

Whether your summer vacation takes you out of town or brings family and friends to you, DART is your ride to

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Amplify Family Time

By Suzanne Coblentz, Head of Marketing at Go Ape Treetop Adventure Families today face a never-ending struggle to balance the

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Homemade Dog Treats

  Ingredients: 2 1/2 c. whole wheat flour (IMPORTANT: If your dog is allergic to wheat, use coconut or another

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25 Legendary Moments

Texas Legends give back to our local community Not only are Texas Legends games a great family activity, but they

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The College Admissions Essay:

A Powerful Tool to Differentiate Yourself By Linda Leavell | Contributor If you have a child in high school, or

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Summer Preparation for College Applications:

What Should Your Child Be Doing NOW? By Robert Allsup | Contributor The college planning process can be daunting, at

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Facing Tough Times Together

What are parents to do when their child faces adversity and disappointment? By Dr. Dean Beckloff | Contributor Dreams are great!

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NFL’s Rex Burkhead Wants to Help Find a Cure for Pediatric Brain Cancer

By Deb Silverthorn The Team Jack Foundation scored a touchdown at Plano’s Clark Field and Plano Sports Authority (PSA) II

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Royal Scones

    Ingredients: 2 c. all-purpose flour 1/3 c. granulated white sugar 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. kosher

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Dutch Pancake

  Ingredients: 3 eggs 1/2 c. flour 1/2 c. milk 1 tbsp. sugar 4 tbsp. butter pinch of nutmeg Directions:

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DART + Bike to Work Day on May 18

On National Bike to Work Day, May 18, Dallas Area Rapid Transit is encouraging North Texans to leave their car

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6 Steps To Fulfill Your Dreams

If you think it’s too late, think again By Deborah Dobbs, M.A. / Contributor It was February 2006, the week before

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Collin College Offers Residential Homestead Exemption

Last August, the Collin College Board of Trustees passed a new residential homestead exemption. This is the first year that

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DART: The Greener Choice

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is your ally in making North Texas more environmentally friendly. While transit is eco-friendly by

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The Parents’ Guide: Getting Ready for College

By Alicia Wanek When it comes to getting kids off to college, the parents and students are usually thinking about

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Maintain Legal Protection Over Your College-Age Child

By Colin Smith | Contributor You have a child who is finishing high school.  Congratulations!  Your son or daughter is

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