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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.

We’re living, we’re learning, and most important, we’re laughing. We hope you will too.

 

 

 

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Memories and Milestones

Traveling with Loved Ones to Mark That Special Event in Your Life By Alicia Wanek You may have heard it

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Travel in Style

It’s never been easier to travel in style!  Easy wrinkle-free fabrics and pieces that transfer beautifully from day to night…

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Show Yourself the Love

4 Steps to Boost your Self-Love and Cultivate Happier, Healthier Relationships by Deborah Dobbs, MA What do you think of

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Happy New You!

Resolve to Find your Best Self in 2018  by Erin O’Connell It’s resolution-making season, but sometimes resolutions can become another

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2018 Travel Planner

  Fun-in-the-Sun Travel Destinations Travel enriches our lives, broadens our perspective and gives us memories to last a lifetime.  Professional

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Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Hours and menus may be limited; call for details. Open Christmas Eve Bonnie Ruth’s Allen 916 Garden Park Drive, Allen. 214-383-6777.

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Portrait of Giving

The Turco Family By Alicia Wanek Playing professional sports takes extreme dedication.  Former Dallas Stars goalie, Marty Turco, has been

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The Gift of Giving: Make Charity a Family Affair

My father was a leader by example.  He wasn’t always vocal about teaching us the value of service, but he

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Helping Those Who Are Hungry

Ways to Get Involved with the North Texas Food Bank By Trisha Cunningham / Contributor This holiday season, most folks will

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Dallas Women’s Foundation Awards More Than $4.5 Million in Grants in 2017 to Benefit North Texas Women and Girls

98 Economic Security, Leadership and Community Grants Given   Dallas Women’s Foundation announced that in 2017 it awarded a record $4,544,515

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9 Holiday Survival Tips to a More Joyful Season

By Debbie Dobbs, M.A. / Contributor Tis the season to be jolly so don’t let stress overtake your good holiday vibe. 

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The Holiday Gift Guide of 2017

Make your list and check it twice. We’ve put the wrap on gifts to add sparkle, festivity and delight to

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Richland Collegiate High School Students Give Back

By Alicia Wanek A decade ago psychologists at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem determined that an inclination toward generosity was

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DART is Your Ride to Holiday Family Fun

With holiday music, colorful lights and festive decorations everywhere you go, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in

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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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Money-Saving Travel Tips

By Rick Seaney / Contributor I won’t keep you in suspense. The best present to give or receive during the

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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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