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Childcare is a Mother



Childcare is a Mother

This Saturday, when a family friend asked me to watch her daughter while she worked, I hesitated.  Frankly, after going non-stop for a couple of weeks, I was really looking forward to the nothingness I had planned for my weekend days.  I thought about it and decided it would probably be helpful to agree.  So,…

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Yes to Youth Sports



Yes to Youth Sports

Today, I am still reeling from my kids’ little league soccer game Saturday morning.  It was the first game of the season and I am just amazed at the growth in my own children and their teammates from last season to this one.  It is a great feeling watching your little ones succeed in something…

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Lifting Up Literacy



Lifting Up Literacy

This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend a book festival as an author participant.  I was there promoting my two children’s books.  Don’t worry, this is not a shameless plug.  But as I reflected on the day’s events, I was moved by the community’s call to action to increase literacy among our children…

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Hope After The Hurricanes



Hope After The Hurricanes

Two weeks ago, Texas and Louisiana were left devastated by the impact of Hurricane Harvey. The catastrophic hurricane dropped 40-52 inches of rainfall (Weather.com, 2017). While southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana are attempting to find refuge and recovery after this natural disaster, the Atlantic coast prepared to face the brunt of Hurricane Irma. Not to…

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Blogging for a Greater Cause



Blogging for Cause

My name is Tamika Greene and I am a new volunteer blogger for Hope Wanted. I am a passionate writer, certified teacher, innovator, and entrepreneur and I want to share my God-given gifts with the world to make it a better place to live. One of the ways I share my writing gift with the…

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Get Fed Up! Give a Helping Hand.



A few months ago, on a cold winter day in Atlanta, I was driving near Highway 400 when I saw a man walking along the highway pushing a shopping cart. Inside the cart hung a small bag, containing what I can only imagine were his few belongings. As I pulled closer to the man, I…

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The Power of Connections



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“We are all connected. When one arm or foot is poisoned, the whole body becomes infected.” This powerful quote from Suzy Kassem reminds us of how interconnected we all are to each other and how the actions of one has a ripple affect on many. We all know how valuable connections are these days, just…

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6 Ways to Give back this Season



Well it seems November has found us! As we enter what so many people call the most wonderful time of year, we prepare for Holiday meals, travel and time spent with family. We prepare to enter the season of “busy” and making more Holiday gift purchases. Last year the US spent over 3 trillion dollars…

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