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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 to Unique Summer Activities

    by Tricia White | Managing Editor Once school is out and the days are longer, there’s lots of

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“I got to see the world”

  Reflections by a member of The Greatest Generation by Karyn Brodsky They’re called “The Greatest Generation:” men and women

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What’s On Your “Bucket List?”

  Why You Should Plan Now to Afford Your Dreams by David White | Contributor I once had a client who

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The Dining Guide

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

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ALL-STAR GALA – A NIGHT IN MONTE CARLO BENEFITING THE TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION

More than $120,000 was raised for the efforts of the Taylor Hooton Foundation as over 250 supporters attended the Third

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Major League Dad

Don Hooton’s Mission: Keeping Kids Safe from Steroids by Kristin Ciccarelli When he isn’t on the road, spreading the word

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The Road to College

      Planning tips and timelines  that drive the process by Karyn Brodsky When it comes to planning for

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8 Things Every 18-Year-Old Should Be Able To Do

  by Tierney Thompson | Contributor As we race toward the end of another school year we hope that our

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Graduation Gift Guide

Sparkle and Shine Designer Sarina Schick has perfected the art of handmade wire wrapping jewelry. And, her personal service ensures

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Student Safety Information: What you should know about the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why”

Based on the popular novel of the same name, a new online series produced by Netflix called 13 Reasons Why dramatizes bullying,

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Sizzling Summer Styles

  Cool looks to heat up your summer wardrobe CLICK HERE TO READ

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

A Real Gem Select from a gorgeous assortment of semi-precious stones, Swarovski crystals and pearls (and now diamonds too!) custom-crafted

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Protecting Our Kids

  How Much is Too Much? by Dr. Dean Beckloff | Contributor Yeesh! Is it hard to be a parent!

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When it comes to stroke, you must be fast

  Symptoms can come on all at once.  Suddenly your words are slurred and your vision is blurry.  Chances are

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RICHLAND COLLEGE PRESIDENT RECEIVES SHIRLEY B. GORDON AWARD FROM PHI THETA KAPPA HONOR SOCIETY

Richland College president Kathryn K. Eggleston, Ph.D., was one of nineteen presidents/campus CEOs awarded the Shirley B. Gordon Award of

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Where Do We Go From Here?

  Opportunities and options for special needs or disabled young adults after high school  by Karyn Brodsky Choosing a path after

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Anything Is Possible

  At My Possibilities, differently abled students chart their course in society  by Karyn Brodsky It is said that you’re

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A Way With Words

  I have always had a passion for the power of words.  I earned a college degree in journalism, wrote advertising

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NEW FRIENDS NEW LIFE ANNOUNCES THE 2017 ProtectHer HONOREES FOR 14th ANNUAL LUNCHEON

Four recipients – international, national, state and local – to be honored at May 10 Luncheon, featuring Joe Ehrmann New Friends

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DART Hosts Annual Health Fair for Older Americans May 11

Valuable health information, free screenings and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to attend the Older Americans Information

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Focus on the Sunshine to Overcome the Clouds

Rainbow Days Helps At-Risk Kids Cope with Adversity Pictured above is Cathey Brown with children at a recent Back-to-School event

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Ask and Answered

Answers to your important legal questions from our panel of experts Often decisions about family matters have legal consequences.  Got

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Help Your Kids Develop Healthy Kitchen Habits Early

Be a good role model, make it fun, and involve the whole family. Get your kids in the kitchen! They’ll

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Unexpected Supplements

What’s Really in Your Bottle? by Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LDN A Gallup poll conducted in 2013 showed that half of

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