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Life Moves By Pretty Fast

Recording our lives for our kids allows us to reflect on our own sense of balance and reveals our hopes for the future and our thoughts on the past. by Colin Smith | Contributor There was a great one-liner in Ferris

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Worried About Osteoporosis?

A 15-Minute Scan Can Put Your Mind at Ease (And you take the test fully dressed) By Jeannie Benson | Contributor People tend to think of bones as unchanging, but the truth is that bones are in constant flux. Even as

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Smooth Sailing

Good Morning Texas’s Paige McCoy Smith talks about finding balance in the sea of life… by Paige McCoy Smith | Contributor People often ask me how I balance it all: the kids, job, homework, marriage, carpool, deadlines, commute… I have to

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PISD Teachers of the Year

  Congratulations, Teachers of the Year! Plano ISD 2016 Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year, Erika Manning, Weatherford Elementary School instructional specialist, and Bryan Yee, Plano Senior High School mathematics teacher, respectively, were announced by Superintendent of Schools Dr.

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Five Ways The Entire Family Wins at Choctaw Casino Resort – Durant

It’s May and with summer right around the corner, parents everywhere are gearing up to hear their kids utter those two dreaded words … “I’m bored!”  Well, this summer is going to be different! Just a short drive from the

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It’s a Race to Nowhere

The Pressures on Our Kids on the Road to Success by Alicia Wanek Recently, I had the opportunity to see a screening of the 2010 documentary, Race to Nowhere, at Plano’s Shepton High School, and it has dramatically altered the

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Can Women Have it All?

  by Alicia Wanek What is “all?” Of course, the definition changes for every woman, but most mothers can agree that knowing how to balance the demands of work and family can be challenging no matter what choices you make. 

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Finding Me Time

We asked local moms, “What do you consider ‘me’ time?”  And here’s what they said… “Finding me time, now there’s a funny thought.  Me time usually happens between 5:30 am-5:33 am, when I’m slurping down my first tumbler of coffee

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Finding Balance

It’s a thin line, but it’s out there. by Kristin Cicciarelli Are you doing too much? Do you: • Feel exhausted at the end of every day? • Resent things you used to enjoy? • Rely on food, alcohol, etc.

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