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It Takes A Village

“Come on, buddy. It’s time to wake up. Don’t you want to go to school and see all of your friends? Come on, honey.” “No.” “Come on, sweetie pie. You can do it! The world is ready for you. Don’t you want to get up and play? Your friends will miss you.” “NOOO.” “Okay, buddy….

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Family Set Apart and Thriving
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Family Set Apart and Thriving

Do you have a day or time set apart for family and for yourself? Do you fill days off with errands, housework, or less meaningful activities that eats your time? Is there a day different from the other 6 days of toil and giving? I know I am guilty of doing chores and selfish escapes…

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Who Will be on Your Board of Directors?
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Who Will be on Your Board of Directors?

Who are the business professionals you rely on to make your life better? Most financially savvy families have an attorney to prepare an estate plan, a CPA to prepare annual tax returns and a financial advisor to manage and grow their investments. Smart families also have a mentor, friend, or senior family member to provide…

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By Cindy Arledge |
9 Tips To Make Co-Parenting Much Easier
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9 Tips To Make Co-Parenting Much Easier

When we marry we pray for that “happily ever after,” fairytale relationship everyone dreams of. Unfortunately life does not always work out that way for everyone, divorce becomes a harsh reality, along with breaking up families and learning to co-parent children. The best gift you can give your children in divorce is the ability to…

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By Deni Abbie |
The Secret to Making Your Morning Mightier
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The Secret to Making Your Morning Mightier

Do you roll out of bed with a smile on your face, feeling inspired to embrace the day ahead of you? Not so much? I understand. But I also know a simple way to transform your mornings from meh to magical. What’s the secret? Conscious mornings. The concept is simple. Consciously choose how you start…

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By Kristina Fortune |
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What’s Stopping You? Be A Firefighter Paramedic: TCC Students Achieve Success in Atypical Careers!

Tarrant County College students break barriers in many ways. For some, it’s surmounting personal challenges; for others, it’s about overcoming society’s expectations. In this month’s “What’s stopping you?” feature, TCC talks to three women finding success in career fields dominated by men. Janet (Jo) Onim Graduate, TCC Fire Academy Firefighter Paramedic, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport…

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Home & Family

Get Off-Line: Get Your Life Back

Most of us tell ourselves and others that our family is our #1 priority. I think we want to believe this, but our actions really tell the truth. Priorities are obvious by how much time, energy, money, and attention we give to something or someone. Think about when you rise in the morning, where do…

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By Ami Evans |
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Cure for all Diseases…Nutritious Food

The prevention of most human diseases exists in the earth’s soil. A bold and provocative statement to make indeed! Most agree that in order to maintain a long healthy life, there are four to five essential life style choices required: nutritious food, exercise, stress management, sleep and social connections. This writing will address the food…

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By Kimberly Olson |
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When I’m 64…: Women, Aging & the Mirror

When the Beatles released this hit in 1967, I wondered how Paul McCartney would feel looking back from that ripe old age. I wondered too, what I would think. How on earth did those years pass so quickly? And yet I can account for each and every one of them. Inside I am still the…

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