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Warens Wimberly ~ Coming to America, A New Life and Experiencing Loss

Warens Wimberly ~ Coming to America, A New Life and Experiencing Loss Waren’s a Psychologist, entrepreneur, wife, mother of three children and a HR professional talks about her reluctant journey from Haiti to America, the challenges of not speaking any English, adjusting to a new country and way of life. After teaching herself to speak…

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Mariam Ibraheem ~ Shackled

Mariam Ibraheem is the author of the book “Shackled”. Mariam’s journey is one of a woman born in a refugee camp. Her father a Muslim, died when she was just six years old and she was subsequently raised by her Ethiopian Orthodox Christian mother. Mariam, her mother, and siblings suffered terrible abuse at the hands…

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Foster Care and Adoption, A Social Workers View with Liz Faria

A mother busy raising 3 little ones and writing a blog about raising kids. What does Liz know about kids? Well, in addition to being a mom, she has also worked with children throughout her career. Liz is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LICSW) with a Bachelor’s in Child Development from Tufts University, and a master’s…

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Adoption with The Dave Thomas Foundation’s CEO Rita Soronen

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is the only public nonprofit charity in the United States that is focused exclusively on foster care adoption. Through its signature program, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids®, the Foundation funds adoption professionals, known as recruiters, who are dedicated to finding loving, permanent homes for children waiting in foster care. The Foundation works…

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Happy New Year To You!

Happy New Year to you. No, I don’t mean the December 31st at 11:59pm kind of Happy New Year. I mean the month, week, day, hour, or minute that you decide, I am going to start my life, I am going to do things differently. We look forward to the strike of midnight on January…

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Sharing is Caring

As we are in the month of Thanksgiving, what better time to talk about sharing and caring?  I am sure that at some point we have all heard the phrase, “sharing is caring!” but what does that even mean? If you share something you care.  If you share food, you care for the hungry, if…

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