I’m living in the Frisco-Prosper area in N Dallas. Ive never lived in a more convenient area. Things are closeby, schools are wonderful, kids activities of all types and lots of professionals around. No friends here yet though. I am from South Florida where all my family and friends are, but is not as convenient and lots of bad traffic etc. With work I have the option either to stay where I am or I can move back. Is it better to be around people you love, or a better city to raise kids?

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If you can afford Frisco, I would think that you could also afford to live in a nice area near family, so it's not an either or discussion. There's plenty of traffic to be had in Dallas, you must have moved recently. 121 and NDT specifically are horrific anywhere near rush hour.

We currently live halfway across the country (used to live in Frisco) and live in a great area for the kids, but being away from family weighs heavily on our hearts. We live in a much more beautiful part of the country, though, and for now the grandparents have to come visit us.

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