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, and aware. Whether it’s positively monitoring our children’s online activities, cell phones, and friendsh ...

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"Get Back to Basics for Fall" KSL Segment

Check out Connie’s,”Back to Basics for Fall” KSL Segment with Brooke Walker ! Click HERE to watch it. And you’ll love Connie’s “Get Organized” download. To purchase click HERE. ...

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“Get Back to Basics for Fall” KSL Segment

Check out Connie’s,”Back to Basics for Fall” KSL Segment with Brooke Walker ! Click HERE to watch it. And you’ll love Connie’s “Get Organized” download. To purchase click HERE. ...

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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 it. President Harold B. Lee shares the experience of babysitting his grandson one night, but at a BYU football game. The little five-year-old b ...

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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 it.

President Harold B. Lee shares the experience of babysitting his grandson one night, but at a BYU football game. The little five-yea ...

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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 and family. Wonderfully, we can acknowledge and adjust it! Just for today, ask for one thing you need. Whether it’s 15 minutes to rest, help with din ...

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Excerpt form Life is Too Short Series: "Mad? I Love You" + KSL Segment

[The following is an excerpt from Life is Too Short for Sensible Shoes, by Connie Sokol. Purchase links are found below.]

“Years ago, I had an out of body experience. I was sitting in the parking lot of the Tastee Freeze, watching my fingers deliver greasy fries to my lips, a thick shake by my side. It was surreal: I wasn’t hungry, back from a foreign exchange visit, or experiencing hormonal swings. Mindlessly gorging, I retraced the last hour: stopped at the bank, got milk at the st ...

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Excerpt form Life is Too Short Series: “Mad? I Love You” + KSL Segment

[The following is an excerpt from Life is Too Short for Sensible Shoes, by Connie Sokol. Purchase links are found below.]

“Years ago, I had an out of body experience. I was sitting in the parking lot of the Tastee Freeze, watching my fingers deliver greasy fries to my lips, a thick shake by my side. It was surreal: I wasn’t hungry, back from a foreign exchange visit, or experiencing hormonal swings. Mindlessly gorging, I retraced the last hour: stopped at the bank, got milk at the st ...

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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 coiffed, and with long, perfectly manicured fingernails. I want to drive up in a station wagon that has m ...

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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 coiffed, and with long, perfectly manicured fingernails.

I want to drive up in a station wa ...

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