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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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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 Parent’s 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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Dirk Nowitzki’s 2018 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game presented by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco

Benefiting the children’s charities of the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and Heroes Foundation Friday, June 8, 2018, at 7 p.m. (pre-game 6:30) Dr

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“Peace, Love, and Paws” Rescue Adoption Event at Watters Creek

Allen, Texas (March 27, 2018) – Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm is teaming up with local dog rescue organizations to host “Peace, Love,

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Upgrade Your Home and Boost it’s Value

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Best Buddies Winter Formal

By Elle Parks | Fashion Editor Hundreds of fashionable Best Buddies tripped the night fantastic at the Best Buddies Dallas

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Annual Under the Moonlight Gala

Ronald McDonald House of Dallas (RMHD) will host the “Under the Moonlight” Gala presented by LiquidAgents at The Pavilion at

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Handling Difficult Parents

Sage Advice for the Sandwich Generation By Dr. Paul Chafetz | Contributor Are you the adult Child of a Difficult

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Feeling the Love

By Madeline Braley | Contributor Best Buddies is all about fitting in with friends who accept you for who you

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Focus on Frisco

By Alicia Wanek In college in the late 1980’s, I dated a boy from Frisco, Texas.  When I’d drive him

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Home is Where the Heart Is…And the office, and your family, and an amazing community…

By Alicia Wanek Country music legend, Dolly Parton, once said, “Never get so busy making a living that you forget

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Books to Lift You Up and Take You Away

By Andrea Peskind Katz / Contributor What better way to escape, renew and relax than with a good book? Books

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Overcoming “Nature Deficit Disorder”

How the Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation is Getting Kids Active and Outdoors By Alicia Wanek There’s a quote that says, “There

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GoLink: DART Service Gets Personal

By Tricia White Reimagine what it means to connect to the places you want to go. DART’s new GoLink service

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Tickets are Now On Sale for the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society Historic Home Tour

Tickets are now on sale at Park Cities area Tom Thumb stores for the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society’s

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Spring Clean Your Life

By Deborah Walsh Dobbs, M.A. | Contributor Warning: This isn’t your typical how-to piece. It’s more of a challenge. To de-clutter our

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Summer Camps

Check Out these Local Day Camps and Give Your Tweens and Teens the Chance to Explore, Learn, and Be Enriched

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Discover the Endless Summer Opportunities for Overnight Camps and Trips

How will you fill your child’s summer? Summer opportunities can help your children develop new interests, open their minds, choose

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Starcatchers

A place for special needs students to shine. by Lisa Rodenbaugh / Contributor Many of us take for granted our

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When is “Good Enough,” Enough?

4 steps to build your child’s “I am enough” belief By Dr. Sandy Gluckman | Contributor We all want our kids

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Designing Your Best You by (gasp!) Putting Yourself First

by Lisa A. Beach Need a new self-care mantra? Try “put your own oxygen mask on first.” This means purposely

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How to Motivate Struggling Readers

By Audra Glidewell In order for struggling readers to become better readers, they have to READ, which is the last thing

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How Poverty Produced a Platform

An epiphany that inspired leadership, lifelong learning and a commitment to literacy BY KARYN BRODSKY Raising oneself up from extreme

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