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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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New Headquarters for North Texas Performing Arts

The Willow Bend Center for the Arts home of North Texas Performing Arts and Plano Children’s Theatre Groundbreaking Ceremony took

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Spring (pollen, ragweed, cedar) is in the Air

  by Alicia Wanek You can feel it coming on.  Your nose gets stuffy.  Your throat starts to feel dry

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Senior Living Resource Guide

Want to feature your organization in our Senior Living Resource Guide? Email Tricia@goodlifefamilymag.com. Senior Care & Support   Custom Caregivers 

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Helping Your Nest Egg Go the Distance

  by Alicia Wanek A recent study showed that more than four in ten millennials are stressed about running out of

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Blaze Your Own Path at Any Age

  by Lisa A. Beach Jane Kahler Paints Her Way Through Retirement Compared to many artists, Dallas painter Jane Kahler

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New Dreams, New Beginnings, New Career

Continuing Education at Richland Prepares This Baby Boomer for New Possibilities by Alicia Wanek Many empty nesters are looking to

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UT elects first Latina, physically disabled student president

From Statesman.com Fourth-year government and Mexican-American studies major Alejandrina Guzman made University of Texas history Thursday when she was elected

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Home & Garden

  We asked some local home décor and remodeling businesses to elaborate on the trends, both indoor and outdoor, and to

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Refresh, Rejuvenate, Revitalize

  Breathe New Life into Your Home to Enjoy and Add Value by Karyn Brodsky Homeowners can rejuvenate their space

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Your Guide to a DARTable Staycation

Getting the whole family organized for a vacation can be tricky. The good news is, staying local offers all the

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Relax Your Body; Release Your Stress

  by Alicia Wanek The French word “relâche” is often translated as “relax,” which is easy to do as soon

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Prioritize Your Personal Care

  Rejuvenate Your Beauty Regimen with Safer Products by Alicia Wanek Do you know what you’re putting on your body?

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Spring Into New Beginnings

  by Dr. Melanie Ross Mills | Special Contributor It’s 2017! This year I’m going to lose 5 pounds. I’ll

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Game, Set, Match!

  Good Kid Award recipient, Matthew Bransky, nets a win with tennis program for autistic kids. by Karyn Brodsky Benjamin

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Love…All

  Our VIP Award recipient, Adrienne Bransky, supports son’s effort to bring tennis to kids with autism. by Karyn Brodsky

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Lessons in Love

When I was 17 years old my dad gave me the book, Love is Letting Go of Fear.  I’d been

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Samantha was the Epitome of Love

Samantha Sacks, the beautiful, boisterous 16-year-old with a heart as big as Texas, was the epitome of love. Everything she

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It’s Not Just a Financial Process

It’s a Human Process Planning for Retirement Requires Looking at More than Numbers What do you see when you envision

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DART to Your Getaway

Your wanderlust is calling, which means it’s time to book a trip.  Head abroad for a new experience or visit

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Real Love Stories

TRAILER Three dynamic couples agree to open their hearts to GLF to talk about what makes their REAL LIFE marriages

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

  Celebrate Your Love! February is the month to celebrate love.  Here are some gift ideas that will win over

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“Good” Hearts Aren’t Just About Kindness

In this season of love, the emotions of the heart are the subject of greeting cards, ads, and shared moments

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What Are the Warning Signs of an Eating Disorder?

Warning signs are not always obvious. Like a relationship that looks healthy on the outside, the truth can be hidden

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Eating Disorders 101: When Eating Habits Become Unhealthy

On the surface, it seems simple – everyone has to eat.  However, our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors about eating can

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Audiences are “Eating Up” Linda Daugherty’s Masterful EAT

  EAT illuminates the struggle of those who suffer and of those who love them.”   – Stephanie Setliff, MD,

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