Author Fay Klingler Book Release…Check Them Out!

My author-friend, Fay Klingler, is releasing two new books! The first is We are Strong, a nonfiction book that shares solid LDS gospel principles for women with amazing stories of how they have been put into practice. The second is a children’s book called I am Strong! I Am Smart! With charming illustrations and a tender message, it’s a wonderful teaching…

Excerpt From 40 Days with the Savior: He Lifts Burdens

“DAY 27: HE LIFTS BURDENS Luke 4:40 Now when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with divers diseases brought them unto him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them. No matter the ailment—spiritual, physical, emotional, mental—the Lord healed those around Him who had the faith…

Loser Moment #37

I seem to experience many of what I call “Loser Moments” (sometimes including “Loser Mom Moments,” but always denoting an embarrassing or humiliating learning experience). So many that I now number them. This one occurred one evening at a Cold Stone in a neighborhood near you. On a great date with my husband, I ordered…

Excerpt From 40 Days with the Savior: He is Cheerful

“DAY 14: HE IS CHEERFUL John 16:30 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. I love how positive the Savior was! Even when He daily dealt with plagues and sicknesses among…

Excerpt from 40 Days with the Savior: He Bore Being Misunderstood

“DAY 7: HE BORE BEING MISUNDERSTOOD Matthew 13:55 Is not this the carpenter’s son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas?  And his sisters, are they not all with us? Whence then hath this man all these things? And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet…

When You Follow Your Heart/Free Faithful Videos and Resources!

Last week I taught the final class of our church’s stake pilot program for Faithful, Fit & Fabulous. Before even beginning the program last September, I felt nervous about what the outcome would be. Though I’d done the program in various ways over the years—in my home, at classes, online and with life coaching—I’d never…

Prepare for Easter/Free Print and Ebook Copy of 40 Days!

Both in these emerging-from-winter months and blossoming nature, Easter is a beautiful time for reflection on how to focus more fully on the Savior. To help you prepare for a Christ-centered Easter season, in the coming weeks I’ll be sharing thoughts and excerpts from my daily devotional book, 40 Days with the Savior. In the book, each day focuses on a…

Excerpt From Faithful, Fit & Fabulous: What is Your Body Type?

“What’s Your Body Type? Author Geralyn B. Coopersmith shares in her book,  Fit and Female,  studies by psychologist William Sheldon and French physician Jean Vague. They established six body types (called the “Somatype Theory”), which are a combination of different metabo­lisms and body shapes: 1. Ectomorphs (high metabolism, naturally thin). 2. Mesomorphs (strong and fit,…

Make it a Family Thing!/$1.95 Podcast Today Only!

The other day my sweet daughter had an “Invention Convention” project due—one of those homework experiences that is supposed to unite parent and child in joyous tangible creation of the imagination. Which means, it was left to the night before to actually make said tangible creation. My husband had a fabulous idea—let’s make it a…

Excerpt From Faithful, Fit & Fabulous: Eliminate Emotional Weight

[From Chapter 4: Feel Fit & Fabulous]   “Eliminate Emotional Weight!   Years ago, President Thomas S. Monson retold a story from a Church News article about ships improving their sailing efficiency. He said that as ships travel the oceans, salt-water shellfish called barnacles attach themselves to their hulls. These barnacles “increase the ship’s drag,…

Are You Hyperfocused on Weight? $1.99 Podcast!

Too often we women sacrifice our daily happiness for the self-focus of How Do I Look Today? Or, What Pants Fit Today? Or, Why is So-and-So Skinnier Than I Am? Just for today, forget about focusing on how much you weight, how fat you think you look, or how much you ate or didn’t eat….

Excerpt from Caribbean Crossroads, Connie’s award-nominated clean romance!

[Excerpt from Caribbean Crossroads, Connie’s award-nominated clean romance!] “At five o’clock, Megan stepped out of her car and scanned the roadway for Bryant. Finding him, she walked toward the cluster of construction workers. A few whistled, which made Bryant glance and return to his work, then, on recognition, stand upright to look at her again. More whistles…

Bye Bye Uber Mom/$1.95 CoachCast

The other day my family and I were laughing at the dinner table until we cried. Why, you may ask? Because I found in our old family journals a copy of my two-year-old son’s “schedule” for when we went on an overnighter. The schedule is five pages long. It includes, but is not limited to,…

Excerpt from Faithful, Fit & Fabulous: Create a Life Plan!

[From Chapter 2: Create a Life Plan] “A life plan consists of a paragraph detailing your ideal way of life and Weekly Goals to achieve it. It’s fun and functional. It’s a blueprint to help you clarify, focus, and live your ideal life. Rather than a rigid dictation of must-dos, it’s more of a flexible…

Excerpt from romance Caribbean Crossroads, $1.99!

[Excerpt from Caribbean Crossroads, Connie’s award-nominated clean romance!] Bryant strode into the room and stopped dead in front of her. “That,” he said, chest rising and falling, “stops now. And any other sarcastic or hostile comment you’re possibly about to make.” Megan opened her mouth but nothing came out. “For months I’ve done everything I can…

5 ways to look/feel slimmer!/On sale pods!

If life is screaming busy without time for workout or wonderful new meals, try these simple tips to look and feel slimmer! 1. Get poised! Stand up straight, shoulders back, just like your mother said—although we used to toss it right back to our Mother who would stand and stir spaghetti sauce with the rounded shoulder…