What’s your “Wonderful Something”?

Last week I had the amazing and inspiring opportunity to speak at Education Week. This fantastic program that brings good women together to feel, be, and do just a little more to be happy and connected to Him. I live off that spiritual and emotional high for weeks. One thing that struck me in connecting…

Join Me at Education Week!

Join me and hundreds of wonderful women for Education Week! Tons of classes at all different times to fit any schedule. The spirit and joy in the gathering of good women cannot be beat. I’m excited to connect with you all Tuesday through Friday, from 3-4 p.m., at 151 Tanner Building (parking is typically better than the Wilk). Here…

Excerpt from Motherhood Matters: “Lioness at the Gate” / KSL Segment

[The following in an excerpt from Motherhood Matters: Joyful Reminders of the Divinity, Reality, and Rewards of Motherhood, by Connie Sokol. Purchase links are found below.] “As a “lioness at the gate”—in the words of Sister Julie B. Beck—we are protectors and caregivers, watching over our children. This is not overbearing or hovering—it is proactive, involved,…

Excerpt from Motherhood Matters: “Love Them When they’re Unlovable”

[The following in an excerpt from Motherhood Matters: Joyful Reminders of the Divinity, Reality, and Rewards of Motherhood, by Connie Sokol. Purchase links are found below.] “Part of divine parenting is stressful day-to-day mothering. No matter how patient and loving a woman is there will be those times in every mother’s life when she has had…

KSL Segment: Moms Rejuvenate Last of Summer!

“With school just a few weeks away, moms can make the most of the remaining summer with recharged energy and meaningful connection. Recover the Energy of Our Daily Routines As mothers, we may not be aware of the day-to-day energy required to negotiate specific children’s emotional and physical needs, as well as run a home…

Excerpt from Motherhood Matters: “Dirt Under My Nails”

[The following is an excerpt from Motherhood Matters: Joyful Reminders of the Divinity, Reality, and Rewards of Motherhood, by Connie Sokol. Purchase links below.] “Sister Marjorie Pay Hinckley shares a perfect quote that sums  up real motherhood: “I don’t want to drive up to the pearly gates in a shiny sports car, wearing beautifully, tailored clothes, my hair expertly…

Excerpt from Life is Too Short Series: “The Motivator”

[The following is an excerpt from Life is Too Short for One Hair Color, by Connie Sokol. See purchase links below.] “Don’t underestimate your kids. It has been said if they can read they can do laundry, and I confirmed the truth of this adage when my seven-year-old wanted a Tonka Construction set. It was all he…

Excerpt from Motherhood Matters: “Spiritual Anchor in the Home”

[The following is an excerpt from Motherhood Matters: Joyful Reminders of the Divinity, Reality, and Rewards of Motherhood, by Connie Sokol. Purchase links below] “You are likely the first and most powerful spiritual example for your children. Every righteous prayer, every patient fast, every page of scripture puts spiritual coins in you and your family’s bank account…

Excerpt from Motherhood Matters: “Living a Beautiful Life”

[The following is an excerpt from Motherhood Matters, by Connie Sokol. Purchase links found below] “Playdough is scattered all over the counter. Bikes are strewn in the driveway, hopscotch drawings and bits of colored chalk litter the yard. All are joyful evidences that you are a mother. And, you can still live an aesthetically beautiful life….

Excerpt from Life is Too Short Series: “What’s Your Passion?”

[The following is an excerpt from Life is Too Short for Sensible Shoes. Purchase links below] “That’s right, today we’re going sit down and talk about passion. As in, do you have a juicy, fiery, get-you-up-in-the-morning personal passion, or, like most of us, a dusty one in the attic somewhere, that we used to love to…