Got Summer Contention?

Summer is in full swing and the novelty of being home can start to wear off. Anyone struggling with kids who just can’t seem to get along? Stop the struggle and CLICK HERE for tips to survive your summer contention.  

Surviving Summer with Children and #8!

I had to let you all know that the launch of our Living Room Radio show this past week reached so many wonderful people, thanks to you and your support. Truly, THANK YOU. We feel so strongly to help get value-based messages to more people. Presently we are listed as #8 on iTunes “New and…

Let’s Meet – Annual Indie Author Hub Conference!

Annual Indie Author Hub-Writing, Publishing and Marketing Conference.  June 19-20th Provo, Utah Sweat Hard, Feel the Burn, Win the Race! Come train with our professionals and cross that finish line! With keynote speaker Michaelbrent Collings, an indie international bestseller in over 40 countries! I’ll be speaking on Saturday at the conference at 10 am on Putting…

Launch of “The Living Room” TODAY!!

I’m beyond excited to laugh, learn, and let you know about The Living room! Join me and six fabulous women, wives, and mothers for this online “radio” show that shares value-based thoughts on being a woman, wife, and mother. We’re women of various ages and stages of life with a common desire to do good…

Sneak Peek at The Living Room show!

What happens when you get seven women, wives and mothers with fabulously different personalities, fierce core beliefs, various life stages, and a whole lot of humor? You get The Living Room. It began so unexpectedly. We had been among those invited last year to participate in the Listen to Your Mother celebration of Mother’s Day—an…

Insider Scoops on The Living Room!

What do you get when you mix seven women, 27 kids with 2 more on the way, modern technology, and a desire to do good?  You get The Living Room, a sparkling radio show that’s a value-based answer to negative-based media. Do you ever wonder if you’re the only mom who feeds her kids raw…

Europe Rewind #1 Mom & Me Moment

Throughout that once-in-a-lifetime experience of visiting our old home roots of Great Britain, it was hard to choose the top most meaningful moment. However, I think it had to be the series of incredibly fortunate events that led to us finding a Scottish grave. This was a loving pursuit on several levels–her grandparents were more…

#3 The Miracle of Paisley

As I do a pictorial and written rewind of my Mom & Me Europe Adventure, I have to spend a little more time on this one because of the amazing series of tender mercies we experienced. After seeing Glasgow—my mother’s old “home” land—we spent the next and only day on the schedule going to Paisley…

Friday Goodies For You!!

If you like our cover for What Every 6th Grader Needs to Know, please vote for it here. Thank you!!! CLICK HERE TO VOTE. (Scroll down to #23) Looking for another clean romance? My co-author is just releasing her newest book, Veils and Vengeance (number 2 in the Wedding Planner mysteries). CHECK IT OUT HERE!! Enjoy…

Studio 5, and .99 Deals!!

*Enjoy Connie’s segment on “Studio 5 with Brooke Walker” on the joyful benefits of being in a woman’s group, 11 am MST on KSL Channel 5. *And, for a moment of relaxation during Mayhem May, read Connie’s clean, page-turning romance, Caribbean Crossroads, for only .99 ONE DAY ONLY. It hit #1 on it’s debut on…

From a Mother in the Trenches…

I have to pause and celebrate one of the neatest women I know who just did something hard, for something so very good. My good friend, Quinn Silcox, survived the experience of helping her husband survive a rare form of cancer. It was the very same kind of cancer that took her father’s life. From…

1 day only–save 40% on Mother’s Day print book trio

Did that Osterizer blender not quite touch the tender places of the heart? Check out my Mother’s Day book trio, 3 PRINT books for only $25 (reg. $39.95) ONE DAY ONLY! Rejuvenate, reflect, resonate, and plain old laugh all month long with these oft humorous yet helpful essays on life as a woman, wife, and…

Top 10 Countdown: Mom & Me Moments

To celebrate this motherhood month of May, I’m doing a Europe Rewind on my fave Mom & Me moments. I’ll be doing a countdown to my most favorite Europe memory on Instagram (where I posted NARY a picture, so sorry!) Or, you can get the full ten on next week’s post (but without all the…

Happy Mother’s Day! $.99 Deal-Studio 5 TODAY!

Happy Mother’s Day! Just for you TODAY, for only $.99 receive The Life is Too Short Collection,the hilarious yet helpful collection of life essays on being a woman, wife, and mother.  A perfect read for this weekend! This book contains the most popular of the best of the three-book series, Life is Too Short for One Hair…

3 Big Stressors For Women-And How To Cope With Them

Happy Mother’s Day! THANK YOU for all the day-in, day-out, unsung and unbelievably wonderful things you do for your family! Enjoy my KSL article to learn a little about the top 3 stressors of women and how to de-stress them. Feel free to chime in with your tried-and-true solutions at www.facebook.com/8basics Love, Connie “As involved and nurturing…

Happy Early Mother’s Day with a chance to win $250!

We’re sending a shout out of Great Job to all moms and moms-of-the-heart! Thanks for all you do, day in and out, to make sure your family and loved ones are happy and loved and moving forward in life. I’m excited to participate in a huge Mother’s Day gift drawing for a Kindle or Paypal…