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 Grader Needs to Know.  Helpful for all ages, especially 4th through 8th.  Click here to buy now!

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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 for something creative, talent-developing, and socially positive for my tween daughter—something other than an iPod or video “vine” clips. However, she does enjoy making her own homemade vide ...

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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 x 11 piece of paper boldly stating, The Fun Box) filled with talent developing goodies, brain games, and just plain fun prizes. When kids do their jobs for the week, or an extra great som ...

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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, he has had many assignments and experiences to get to this point. And completed them with help. But I needed to know he could champion one thing and see it t ...

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Connie's Simple Summer Strategy, on Studio 5!

In case you missed Connie’s Live segment on Studio 5 yesterday, check it out here! You’ll learn some great tips on keeping your summer productive, fun, and simple!

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Connie’s Simple Summer Strategy, on Studio 5!

In case you missed Connie’s Live segment on Studio 5 yesterday, check it out here! You’ll learn some great tips on keeping your summer productive, fun, and simple!

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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 (see segment and $1.99 deal info below).

For example, to create helpful structure for the summer, keep it lean and focused. What are the must-dos f ...

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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? In MAY?

But something beautiful happened. A few beautiful things. And I want to pass on this little tidbit I relearned through them.

That is, to honestly, openly, and in a very raw a ...

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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 amazing books, one inspirational the other humorous. Get an instant download of both ebooks, only 2 for $5. Good for any mother at any stage! ...

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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 amazing books, one inspirational the other humorous. Get an instant download of both ebooks, only 2 for $5. Good for any mother at any stage! ...

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