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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 Around DFW For Summer Fun

    by Tricia White | Managing Editor There are many DARTable destinations that appeal to every member of the

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COOL TREATS TO MAKE THE SUMMER SWEET

While soaking up the sun this summer, what better way to cool down than by indulging in some frozen delights?

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Joanne & Charles Teichman to Serve as Honorary Chairs of the 25th Anniversary Partners Card

  Brynn Bagot Allday & Jennifer Burns Will Serve as 2017 Partners Card Co-Chairs  DALLAS – May 25, 2017 –

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Summertime Family Fun!

Go Ape An adventure among the treetops, Go Ape offers a physical challenge course for all skill levels. With suspended

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Keep Your Skin Safe

    By Tricia White / Managing Editor We all know by now to avoid the baby oil and reflective

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Summer’s Here!

      Time to Weigh Your Diet Options By Karyn Brodsky “It’s all fun and games until the shorts

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Dreaming of a Vacation Home?

    Fractional Ownership Can Make Your Dream a Reality by Dawn Bluemel Oldfield If a ski chalet, beach house,

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Little Girl, Big Impact

    Good Kid Award Recipient Sadie Keller uses her experience to help other children with cancer. by Karyn Brodsky Cancer

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Scorching Heat

    What Parents and Coaches Need to Know to Keep Athletes Safe to Succeed By Alicia Wanek My son

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Should High School Athletes Take Supplements?

    Supplement Use in High School Athletes By Tavis Piattoly / Contributor High school athletic programs, especially football, are

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There’s Nothing “Routine” about a Sports Physical

    By Kwabena “Bobo” Blankson, MD, FAAP / Contributor At our busy adolescent medicine practice, I sometimes get the

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Helping Your Teen Separate

      by Dr. Melanie Ross Mills Gone are the sippy cups and mid-day naps. No more choosing their

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Simple (and Cheap!) Ways To Get Your Kids to College

      Congratulations, your child is heading off to college. Let’s make packing up all their stuff and getting

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College Is More Than Coursework

  Taking Advantage of College Resources Can Help Students Succeed By Alicia Wanek If your son or daughter is headed to

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Pack it up

      by Tricia White | Managing Editor What to Fly With: Carry On (use the same backpack as

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You’ve Been Served

    What to Do When You Are Caught Off Guard by Divorce by Paula Bennett | Contributor Few things

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Jo Ann Pugh

    Tackling Personal Obstacles To Reach Her Goals Personal obstacles can take a toll on an individual, especially if

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Finding the Right Kind of Balance

  by Dr. Susan Sugerman | Contributor We live in a fairly privileged, relatively low-stress time in history, at least

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Summer + Study = Better Scores

    Scoring Higher on College Entrance Exams Is All About the Early Prep College entrance exams. The mere thought

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DART Easily to MegaFest Events in June


    Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is the easiest way to attend MegaFest when it returns to the Kay

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Richland College Helps Get You Straight To Work

  “Workin’ On A Dream … And I Know It Will Be Mine Someday.” – Bruce Springsteen by Alicia Wanek What

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The Healthy College Student

  What to Know Before You Go by Susan Sugerman, MD, MPH | Contributor Senior year—I call it “the big

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Navigating the (Legal) Issues of Going Off to College

  by Colin Smith | Contributor   Q) What do we need to do before our kids leave for college? A) 

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Travel Tips for the College Bound

Your baby is off to college. Don’t be sad – I’m told by parents who’ve been there that the “fun”

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