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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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EMBRACE the Slopes This Winter

  Adaptive Skiing removes the barriers between individuals with disabilities and one of America’s favorite family pastimes. by Melanie Hess As

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Espresso Yourself!

  We searched far and wide (and waaaay beyond Starbucks) for the Metroplex’s best beans, jolting javas and happening hangouts. Need a

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Mindset for a Happy Marriage

  by Jeff Anderson | Contributor You may have seen lots of cute sayings on Facebook or in the art

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Give Yourself the Gift of Joy

  Reading this article will make you younger and healthier. I (almost) guarantee it! by Dr. Sandy Gluckman | Contributor I have

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‘Tis the Season for Giving

We’ve scoured the greater Dallas area for upcoming opportunities to give your time or donations for those in need this

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The Dining Guide

Our editors scoured the greater Dallas area for family-friendly and fine dining destinations.  Here are some of our favorites. American,

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The Spirit(s) of the Season

  ‘Tis the season to celebrate with family and friends. We think these recipes will add a nice twist to your

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Five Fun Things to Do at The District at Choctaw

Take a holiday break without breaking the bank!  The District at the Choctaw Casino Resort –  Durant is only a

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How Anyone Can Save At Least 1/3 on the Cost of a College Education

  by Alicia Wanek How can you save tens of thousands of dollars on the cost of a college education? 

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How to Write Your First Resume

From the Julian Krisnky Camps and Programs Blog A resume is one of the most important documents to building your

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Take Me to Your Learner

Explore Horizons Centers Teach Long-Term Success by Karyn Brodsky Inspired and engaged. More confident than ever. Able to solve problems

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Best Bars in Greater Dallas

Belly Up to Our Readers’ Picks for The Best Places to Liquid-ate Greater Dallas has no shortage of places to

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The Holiday Gift Guide of 2016

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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DARTing Around With Out-of-Towners

  by Tricia White | Managing Editor The holiday season is here, and while hosting out-of-town guests can be fun,

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Thanksgiving With a Healthy Twist

Try these delicious Thanksgiving side dishes that won’t leave you feeling stuffed and sleepy after your feast.    Lemony Green

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Celebrating the Holidays with Family and Friends

  by Deb Silverthorn Whether you are readying to hark the herald angels sing or loading up on candles for

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Let It Be

This is my favorite time of the year. I love the majesty of the season — the music, the lights

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Planet of the Vapes

Is Danger Lurking Behind the “Benefits” of eCigarettes? by Karyn Brodsky You can’t escape the vape. Those slender, flute-like tubes

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Take a Deep Breath

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month We take it for granted, don’t we?  The privilege of taking a deep breath

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Money-Saving Tips for Holiday Travel

Holidays are expensive enough, so when it comes to family travel at Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s, my motto is

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Family-Fun Activities and Adventures Yule Enjoy

Oh, yeah!  The holidays are here! The kids are home, family is gathering from near and far, and the kitchen is

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You Don’t Have to Go It Alone

  by Alicia Wanek There is no cure. It’s what makes a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease so scary.  That coupled

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How Early Can Alzheimer’s Be Diagnosed?

  by Alicia Wanek Common belief is that Alzheimer’s can only truly be diagnosed in an autopsy, but with Envision

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It Takes a Village

  Communities Work Together to Combat Domestic Violence by Alicia Wanek Years ago, I was in attendance at a community

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Tragedy Into Triumph

  Ex-football player uses his words to prevent others from using their hands by Karyn Brodsky If the true test of a

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