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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 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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The home of your dreams

   It’s all in the details CLICK HERE TO READ

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The System

  Building Confidence through Time & Money Management by Mike DesRoches My daughter Ashlyn recently turned 21. Thankfully, she’s flourishing and

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Summer Fun in OKC!

  School’s out…summer’s in by Tricia White | Managing Editor Temperatures soar, kids populate your sofa, mass quantities of consumables

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DART Seeks Public Input on Fare Restructure Proposal

    The DART Board of Directors will consider a change in fare structure at a June 27 public hearing

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Summer Fun Around Town

  Staycation at the Gaylord Texan Everything is big and bright at our Grapevine, TX resort! Proudly displaying “everything’s bigger

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7 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe in the Dog Days of Summer

  by Lisa A. Beach Warm, summer weather gives you more chances to hang outside with your pet, whether you’re

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Mom Time, Dad Time, and Camp Time

  The Summer “Time” Dilemma for Divorced Parents by Alicia Wanek Parents today know that their entire summer is probably

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Find the Best Airfare Deals for Summer

  by Rick Seaney A dose of reality: summer flights are usually anything but bargains. Along with Thanksgiving and Christmas,

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Crime Trend – Open Garage Doors

    by Public Information Officer David Tilley from The Plano Police Department It only takes a few seconds to commit a

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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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SAT’s Overall High School Timeline

      by Karyn Brodsky FRESHMAN  • Create a high school plan. Familiarize yourself with which high school courses

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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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