Using Learning Journals, and 2 Super Deals!

A few months ago my mother presented me with a priceless gift–a box of letters I had written to her from Japan where I served an LDS church mission thirty years ago. As I began to read the letters, I was stunned by the person I saw–happy, positive, and capable. That’s not what I remembered! Reading through those letters…

Make a Memory Today…Here

Over fifteen years of speaking at Education Week and each year, it’s a new and incredible adventure. It’s where I’ve met, connected with, and formed fabulous friendships that continue to this day. And it’s where, aside from having children, I’ve had some of my most spiritual experiences. I still remember one day, in the middle…

Sneak Peek News and a $25 gift card!

My new book, Kisses Between the Lines, just launched! As a follow-up to the Amazon bestseller, Christmas Kisses, this book takes place in fall during the Harvest Hurrah. Five stories of new characters falling in love and finding purpose. And each novella title is a play on a classic book! My novella is Pride & Persuasion.   “Lindy Marchant…

Studio 5 – Connie’s Tips for Back to School

Did you catch my Studio 5 segment on “Preparing Your Children for School?” Get the go-to tips for helping your kids start the first day in the best way, elementary school through high school ages. (see video link below) AND, enjoy these tips and more for only $.99 in my Amazon bestselling book, What Every…

Prepare Kids for Back to School

Want to prepare your children for school in more than just supplies?  Help them get emotionally and mentally prepared with great tips on Connie’s Studio 5 segment, live at 11 AM.  Catch it again on this website tomorrow. Get these tips and more for only .99 today in Connie’s Amazon best-selling book, What Every 6th…

Try This Creative Camp for Kids!

For summer, I like to help my kids develop their talents, in fun ways we don’t have time for during the year. And, to help curb boredom. And, to have something solid to show for three whole summer months besides an awesome tan and great swimming pool memories. A few weeks ago I was looking…

What About Mom in Summer?

Summer has begun! And at our house, it’s been jumping into the new joy with both feet. Here are a few things working for us so far… #1. The Fun Box. We already searched for, chosen, and purchased all the delights for the younger kids’ “Fun Box.” That’s the tub (expertly decorated with an 8…

The Milestones that Matter

My son is graduating this week (we think). But that’s not the milestone that has my focus. It’s the milestone, for him, of follow-through. And to positively deal with stress. And to learn to communicate a clear thought and receive the same from someone else. These milestones are really the ones that matter. For example,…

Make Your Summer SIMPLE, and $1.99 deal!

Sure, you’re trying to survive May. But in that mix comes decisions on what to do for summer—sign ups, job applications, and family vacations. We’ve started this process too, in between graduation announcements and end-of-year activities. I’ve got a few key tips to help you make it simple and successful on my Studio 5 segment…

Surviving May…

This past weekend and into the week was tough. As in, Dodge Ram tough. And by Tuesday I was feeling the weight of many things stacked and layering, giving me the distinct desire to dive quickly under the covers with only my Austen books and lemon cookies to see me through. Ever felt that way?…

So, You’re the Parent of an Adult- Now What?

Are you at that transition stage of motherhood from teens to almost empty nester? Connie’s got great tips on Studio 5 to navigate it more smoothly! In case you missed the live segment yesterday, check it out today! Watch it here or read it here. Enjoy! There’s still time to enjoy our Mother’s Day special! Find 2…

Women Helping Women

Recently, I spoke at a women’s conference and shared the following experience that I feel to share here. As you know, the Women’s Suffrage movement—helping women obtain the right to vote—had difficulty getting going on many fronts. However, two women came together in the most amazing way to create miracles. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, born to…

Studio 5 Segment Today!

Enjoy a little extra treat this week! Catch Connie’s Studio 5 segment, on channel 5, 11am TODAY titled “Letting Go of Everyday Fears.” And just in time for Mother’s Day, enjoy 2-3 day shipping in western states on our Blog Tour Mother’s Day Special! Find 2 amazing books, one inspirational the other humorous, only 2 for $20 (print)…

Letting Go of Everyday Fears

Enjoy this link to Connie’s column “Letting Go of Everyday Fears.” Due to special Mother’s Day timing, the segment will be live Monday at 11am and afterward on conniesokol.com. Also… Need an inspiring as well as upbeat Mother’s Day gift? Enjoy two books from Connie, one inspirational the other humorous, for any mother at any stage. For a limited time, only…

What’s Life-changing about GAL service to Others?

Last week, yet another woman’s experiencing in our B2B Complete program inspired me. She shared the following experience: “I have to share a sweet experience I had last night as I was determined to just ‘deliver love’. I wanted to visit a coworker whose daughter had just passed. I felt this turmoil and strong desire…