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May 2014

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3PUBLISHER’S CORNER/OUR TEAM 4MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATIONS STEVII: THE MEANING OF A MOTHER5JUST DEDICATED TO KAREN MILLS OF THE VISIONHEIRESS: 7VOICE BECOMING VERSUS BEING A MOTHER 8 BUSINESS PINK PAGES KONVOS AT KNIGHT: SHE’S MY FAVORITE 12 LADY 13 MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATIONS 14 MOTHER...A LITTLE GIRLS FIRST LOVE 15 TRAVEL SAFETY TIPS 2 WIFE: 16 IWIFE APPRECIATE YOUR HUSBAND 17 ARE YOU TWO REALLY ONE

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2 Leslie Wright Getting Know

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Please be sure to visit all of our participating advertisers and remember to support area local small businesses. We are all about Empowering and Celebrating Women that are about their business and not afraid of telling anyone of the struggles that it took to get to where they are today. During this issue and all issues you will have the opportunity to meet a phenomenal women who has definitely stamped her mark on the world. These women are business women, mothers, women of God and truly Diamond Diva’s to the fullest definition of the world. We trust that you will enjoy their life stories and all that it has to offer.

Renee & Martin Dawkins

Stevii Mills (Greensboro NC) The Shepreneurs Best Girl Friend Contributing Writer Kim Hodges (Raleigh NC) Voice of the VisionHeiress Contributing Writer

Karen Moore (Clinton NC) Bridal/Love Contributing Writer

Dena Bruton (Durham NC) Beauty & Fashion Contributing Writer

Kimberly Knight (Raleigh NC) Konvos at Knight Contributing Writer

Michelle Roberts (Jonesboro GA) Travel Contributing Writer Christina Mial (Raleigh NC) Religion Contributing Writer

Maria Crockett (Raleigh NC) Religion Contributing Writer

Teresia Burroughs (Raleigh NC) Wife 2 Wife Contributing Writer .................................................................................................................... Disclaimer: Diamond Diva Magazine is published monthly. Any reproduction of any part of this publication is prohibited without written permission from the publisher prior to doing so. Diamond Diva Magazine does not accept responsibility for statements made by individuals featured or advertisers. Comments concerning this publication should be submitted to the editor by email at info@diamonddivamag.com Diamond Diva Magazine’s publisher, staff, and other persons involved in the creation, production, or delivery of the magazine (in whatever format) or it’s content, do not assume any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information provided in the magazine, nor shall they be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the use of the magazine.


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May Issue  

This month in Diamond Diva Magazine we are Celebrating Moms and Shinning a light on Diamond Diva Leslie Wright.