When Dreams Touch by Rosemary Hanrahan

I received When Dreams Touch by Rosemary Hanrahan to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, as always, all the opinions shared are my own.

Caught between the 1980’s HIV/AIDS global pandemic and the devastating January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, three women strive to realize their dreams.

Pregnant and uneducated, 16-year-old Adelaide trades her dream of escaping the grinding poverty of her rural village for hopes of a better life for her unborn child.

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Get Ready For The Divatude Experience!

The Divatude Experience FB

Divas With A Purpose is excited to host The DIVAtude Experience this fall! It will be a 5-day FREE virtual conference with 9 dynamic speakers that will speak to different areas of our personal and professional lives.

I am so thankful to the women who are sharing their expertise and experiences with our respective communities.

Click here to register for The Divatude Experience

All of our attendees will receive access to video and audio recordings of each interview,

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10 house cleaning tricks that save money, time and effort | Guest Post

It seems that keeping a clean house (especially with toddlers, tweens, teens and every age in between) takes quite a bit of time and energy for many of us. The only problem is that the time is usually never enough, so the only thing we can do is to find useful tricks that will allow us to take care of our cleaning chores promptly and effectively. The good organisation is of main importance, in case we truly want to maintain our properties in good condition.

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My First 30 Days as My Own Boss | #First90Days

Divapreneurship: The First 90 Days | Divas With A Purpose

Well, Divas, I survived my first 30 days of full-time divapreneurship! In my head, there’s a balloon drop, band playing, just all sorts of fanfare. It’s been a great month and I’ve learned a lot personally and professionally.

I will be honest. The biggest adjustment for me has been the lack of face-to-face interaction with co-workers. I spent the summer home with my youngest two children, so they kept me very occupied. Once school started,

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5 Simple Ways To Parent Your Strong-Willed Child

Parenting A Strong Willed Child

Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child

During my last pregnancy I prayed for two things – a daughter and that we would have a mother-daughter relationship better than what I had with my mother.

Be careful what you ask for.

From day one, Miss V came out being …. Miss V.

She just had this “I’m so un-bothered” demeanor about her and did not want to deal with anyone … but me.

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How I Found My Inner Peace in South Carolina | Guest Post

“You need to take a breath,” my therapist told me. I had only started seeing her a few months, but she already had me figured out. The truth was I couldn’t take a breath. I was working 60 hour weeks as a paralegal, and my home life wasn’t any less busy with two young children who expected my best every day when I got home. I was eating poorly, I had no energy, and I was losing my mind.

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Transition: A Summer of Change and Growth

Transitioning to a Work From Home Mom

This post on “Transition” is written as part of a collaboration with Jill and Jamie of postmodyrn, an electronic magazine dedicated to the 4th Trimester experience. The 4th trimester? You know those oh-so-exciting first 6 months after you give birth.

We were paired to work on a project called coLAB – a collaborative project between three communities: Latina Bloggers Connect (that’s the L), Alt Summit (that’s the A) and Be Blogalicious,

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