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The Power of Partnered Prayers & People to Achieve Dreams

 At the beginning of summer I had the overzealous idea to productively use the early morning hours when my children were out cold. It made sense. Two hours of quiet time to get A TON DONE. Perfect. Ever had those kinds of thoughts? I prayed to know what should be my focus, made a list…

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Ready to Get Unstuck?
Join me for a special FREE class!

Ready to Get Unstuck? Join me for a special FREE class, the first in a 3-Part class series! This time learn what stops you and 3 keys to simply, doably, and enjoyably move forward. SPACE LIMITED—it’s free but you must pre-register below (and be entered to win Connie’s Goodie Book Basket!) Learning together and creating…

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Did you miss “Joy Juicers” with Connie on
Studio 5?

If so, view it here and learn how you can infuse your life with “Joy Juicers” making your everyday moments filled with purpose and Joy! To celebrate Season 11, get Connie’s The Life is Too Short Collection gift book! The perfect handbook for being a woman, wife and mother, it’s kitchen table wisdom with a side…

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Catch my Studio 5 Season 11 Seg Today!
“Joy Juicers”

The other day I thought back to my very first Studio 5 segment. In talking with the producer, Michelle Kettle, and brainstorming ideas for my then new segment format, I came up with several, what I thought to be, incredibly creative and useful ideas. Such as, in a brief 6-8 minute segment having a few…

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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…

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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…

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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.  …

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,…