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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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Plano West Drumline Wins First Place

Plano West also received Outstanding Bass Section and Outstanding Cymbals Section The Plano West Drumline placed first in their classification at

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Grapevine is the Christmas Capital of Texas

The Christmas Capital of Texas™ is right down the road in Grapevine, which is home to more than 1,400 holiday

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Holiday Family Fun

‘Tis the season to be jolly, so put away your holiday shopping list (just for a few hours!) and step away

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Santa Arrives to Light the Night!

Join Watters Creek for “Light The Night,” a magical evening to kick o the holiday season! November 18th at 5:30,

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Family Law Firm Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson Opens New Office in North Texas Suburb of Frisco

Third full-time location for 25-year-old boutique with offices in Dallas, San Antonio   Texas-based family law boutique Orsinger, Nelson, Downing

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Who Gets Custody of the Holidays?

Adding flexibility to holiday traditions can maintain joy for children of divorce BY KARYN BRODSKY Many view their holiday traditions

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Frisco’s Got Talent!

Powerhouse of Dance announced the winners of the 2017 Frisco’s Got Talent competition on Friday November 3rd.  After a careful selection process, the

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What Should A Dad Look Like?

by Alicia Wanek How many times have you caught yourself saying something to your kids that your parents said to

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Planning for a Successful Financial Future

It’s fall, and football is upon us once again. Just as your favorite team is working hard to develop their

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Best Patios in Dallas

GLF Readers Picked Their Top Spots to Dine Outdoors Al fresco in Frisco? Dining outdoors in Dallas? We gotcha covered!

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Kathy Chamberlain Celebrates 40 Years of Teaching

In 1977 a gallon of gas cost 65 cents, the first Apple II computers went on sale, and Kathy Chamberlain opened

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Concussions and Sports Injuries

By Alicia Wanek Sports moms everywhere were scared by the recent news story showing that in a study of NFL

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Kitchen Makeover

  Rich Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank By Dawn Bluemel Oldfield I never thought I’d add “general contractor” to

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Create an Outdoor Retreat

By Dawn Bluemel Oldfield / Home & Garden Editor Your yard has the potential to be another living area—an extension

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Healthy Co-Parenting

By Dr. Dean Beckloff / Contributor It’s tough, this thing called co-parenting. When two parents have separated and are now

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Good Eats

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

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Dental Heath for Seniors

The good news is we are living longer, and there are great advancements in healthcare. The “other” news is that

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Finding a Strategy for Mental Wellness

Finding a Strategy for Mental Wellness By Natalie Croitoru | Contributor In high school, I was a stressed-out teenager. I fixated

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Fall Page-Turners

Part of having your Game On is taking time to relax so you have the mental clarity to deal with

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Kick Off a New Passion

By Alicia Wanek Perhaps this fall has meant a big transition for your child.  Moving on to middle school, high

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DART to the State Fair

The State Fair of Texas® comes only once a year, so it’s important to do it right! Fortunately, DART makes

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The Happiest of Times?

  The ‘Empty Nest’ Leaves Time to Talk and Play with Your Spouse By Jeff Anderson / Contributor I don’t

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Up, Up and Away!

Vacation Getaways without Kids (and without Breaking the Bank) By Rick Seaney / Contributor If you’ve been thinking about a getaway

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