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On this page, you will find stories about our parents and other special highlights happening at SPARC Hope!

SPARC Hope Receives $10,000 Grant from Kentucky Colonels

SPARC Hope Receives $10,000 Grant from Kentucky Colonels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cassie Wingfield Marketing Coordinator...

How to Beat the Heat for Cheap

How to Beat the Heat for Cheap

So, the kids are on summer vacation. You want to plan outdoor activities to enjoy the sunny weather but now we are in the midst of a heat wave. If you don't have a pool in the back yard, it can be tricky to find family outdoor activities to enjoy with these...

How To Do Lunches On A Budget

How To Do Lunches On A Budget

As a single mom on a budget I know that one of my largest expenses (that I need to cut out) is eating out for lunch during the work week. $10 here and $12 there, it can really add up. Let's say you average spending $50 a week on lunches, that's $200 a month give or...

So Much To Tell You!!

So Much To Tell You!!

Welcome to the Team...        A lifelong, Louisvillian, I graduated from Kentucky Wesleyan College with a BA in History and Political Science. I received my master’s degree in American History at the University of Louisville where I met my husband, Jim Holmberg. We...

It won’t always be like this

It won’t always be like this

Today's post is from a group called Mum Central. One of Australia's leading parenting networks passionate about connecting Australian women with real advice, information, articles and support. WE GET YOU. Email: hello@mumcentral.com.au Words: @wordsof_emmaheaphy on IG...

Remember The One Who Offered You A Hand?

Remember The One Who Offered You A Hand?

By: Ruthe Holmberg We’ve all had (or have) someone who’s been a mentor, supporter, cheerleader in our lives.  I was fortunate to have three wonderful women who gave me a hand up.  Miss Carolyn was my neighbor.  She lived in the little white farmhouse across the...

The New Girl In Town

The New Girl In Town

BY: RUTHE HOLMBERG I joined the staff of SPARC Hope one month ago today as the Development Coordinator.  It’s my job to find funds to continue the good work of SPARC Hope.  I’ve been a fundraiser for other non-profits, so I needed to familiarize myself with SPARC Hope...

How to Raise Kids Who Make Healthy Choices

How to Raise Kids Who Make Healthy Choices

By Gwen Payne   Raising healthy kids as a single parent isn’t just about the here and now. If you want your kids to maintain their health and well-being as they venture out into the world, you must teach them how to make healthy decisions on their own. Kids who...

11 Must Try Laundry Hacks for Busy Moms

11 Must Try Laundry Hacks for Busy Moms

Shared from Busymomsmartmom.com March 4, 2020 | Rebecca Is laundry one of your least favorite chores? If you said yes, then you need some laundry hacks that can help you get the job done faster. Let’s face it, no one wants to be stuck washing and drying and folding...