#VoicesForOurSons – When Bullying Comes Home

National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign in the United States founded in 2006 by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. The campaign is held during the month of October and unites communities nationwide to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention.

In 2007, a school-based survey of African American adolescents in grades 5 – 12 was done. The primary purpose of the study was to research the prevalence of bullying among the children.  

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How to Add a Little Extra Exercise to Your Day

I’m striving to achieve a healthier lifestyle. I have noticed that one of my biggest “excuses” is not having time with the crazy schedule of my family to fit in exercising. For me, and perhaps many of you, exercise often feels like a chore but I realize it is something I need to do to keep fit and healthy.  Movement on a regular basis can make a huge difference in the long term.

 

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

For the 2nd year, Divas With A Purpose will be compiling a holiday gift guide.
I’ll admit, I enjoy giving gifts and shopping on a budget – usually picking up items throughout the year for family members and friends. Throughout the next few months we will be sharing gift ideas that fit within the categories below.

  • Budget Savvy Gifts
  • Gift Exchange Ideas
  • For the Little Divas In Our Lives
  • For the Teen Divas In Our Lives
  • #VoicesForOurSons Gift Guide
  • Gifts for The Tech Savvy Diva
  • The Fashionista Diva
  • The Book Loving Diva
  • Making A Happy Home Gifts
  • #DivaTime Gifts
  • #GratitudeRocks Gifts
  • Supporting Direct Sales Divas
  • For The Last Minute Shopper

If you are ready to get a head start on organizing yourself,

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Home Cleaning: The Frugal Way

I am slowly replacing many of my store bought cleaning products with more natural methods – it’s healthier for my family and great on our household budget.

Through my research I am finding that many natural cleaning products can be put to use in our home and used for personal care reasons, too! Definitely a win-win!

Here are few, frugal cleaning tips that I have come across and began utilizing in our household:

* Use vinegar to clean windows and disinfect surfaces.

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Romancing My Love by Melissa Foster

I received a free copy of Romancing My Love written by Melissa Foster to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours. No other financial compensation was received and, as always, all opinions shared are 100% mine.

 My Review of Romancing My Love

I loved the story line of Romancing My Love! Rebecca Rivera’s backstory draws you in and makes you want the absolute best for her. If ever there was a modern-day Cinderella that needed to be rescued by a handsome,

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Quick and Easy Peach Cobbler

Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links.

Thanks to some lovely blogging Divas, I have been challenged to embrace my kitchen – specifically cooking on a more regular basis. I will be honest, this is one of those things I have never had true passion for. I have tried – sort of, okay, maybe not fully.

This one challenge that I know my husband would love if I truly succeeded at.

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How to Turn Everyday Experiences into Opportunities

When you woke up this morning, what was your response to the alarm, or the sun, or whatever woke you? Were you excited to start your day? Were you irritated to be awoken? If you had the former response, it’s likely that you see opportunity in even the most mundane experiences. If you had the second response (assuming you did not have a late night), you may be stuck in a rut. Diva, it is time to get out of that rut and recognize that everyday experiences are opportunities in waiting.

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