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 …

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Excerpt from Faithful, Fit and Fabulous: "How to Energize to Lose Weight!"

[The following is an excerpt from Faithful, Fit, and Fabulous. Purchase links are below.] “1. Rest. When I experienced adrenal fatigue, I had been work­ing out six days a week, forty-five to sixty minutes a session. Finally thrilled to be consistent, I now had to force myself not to exercise in order to heal (the …

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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. …

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Excerpt from Life is Too Short: "If You Give a Kid a Cookie, He'll Want a Lego"

[The following is an excerpt from Life is Too Short for One Hair Color. See purchase links below] “While I was reading Parenting with Love and Logic, my seven-year-old pored over his Lego magazine.  “Hey,” he shouted, “this Lego is only eighty dollars.” Really? “Only eight dollars,” I repeated.  Understanding but undeterred, minutes later he shouted …

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Excerpt from Life is Too Short for One Hair Color: "Are We Having Fun Yet?"

[The following is a excerpt from Life is Too Short for One Hair Color, purchase links below] “As much as I could complain (should I use that word?) about my sweetheart’s creative ways of parenting, I wouldn’t change them. Okay, maybe just one or two things, nothing major. Sort of. But I’m learning the benefit that …

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