Nicole Carpenter Interview – Episode 3.4

Nicole Carpenter is a mother of four, a communication consultant, columnist, and owner and operator of the popular blog MOMentity. She has a degree in Communications and Public relations and has now joined the ranks of the published author with her title 52 Weeks to Fortify Your Family.

To purchase a copy of 52 Weeks to Fortify Your Family, click here.

Michelle Wilson Interview – Episode 2.6

Michelle Wilson writes light speculative fiction and inspirational non-fiction…but her first love is teaching and speaking. She likes to infuse humor and simple truths in what she writes and speaks about. Michelle has a passion for empowering women through humor and education.

She is a stay at home mom, and finds joy in her faith, family, laughter and anything chocolate. And she really, really love ice cream.

Michelle blogs at and is the author of the book Does This Insecurity Make Me Look Fat?

To purchase a copy of Michelle Wilson’s book, click here.

Connie Sokol Interview – Episode 142

Connie Sokol is the mother of seven, national presenter, author. Connie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University. She is a monthly contributor on KSL TV’s “Studio 5” and KSL’s blog “Motherhood Matters”. She is the former radio host of “AM 820” (Bonneville/KSL), TV host of “Standing Up,” and the top-rated internet radio show “LIFEChange Live!” Connie is a former columnist for Deseret News and Utah Valley Magazine. She has authored ten books including the award-nominated Caribbean Crossroads, Create a Powerful Life Plan, Motherhood Matters, Faithful, Fit & Fabulous, and the Life is Too Short Collection.

Visit Connie Sokol’s website click here.

Rebecca Rode Interview – Episode 141

Rebecca Rode caught the writing bug early in life, writing and illustrating stories in small journals her mother gave her at age nine. She received her bachelor’s degree from BYU in child development with a minor in english. Rebecca began writing for Schooled magazine in 2006. In 2011, she became a contributor for, and the Deseret News in Salt Lake City. Rebecca enjoys traveling, eating authentic Italian gelatos, and indulging her husband’s chocolate-banana shakes. Rebecca is the author of the self help book, How to Have Peace When You’re Falling to Pieces.

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Episode 125 – Interview with Stephanie Dibb Sorensen

Stephanie Dibb Sorensen is a mother to three children. She likes to consider them publicly charming and privately relentless. She and her husband, Matt, recently landed in Utah after spending the first decade of their marriage in the South and the Midwest. Their family enjoys camping together and taking road trips, and Stephanie loves to use all of their life experiences as case studies in how we study, teach, and write about the gospel. After starting a blog several years ago, she discovered a passion for sharing real life stories mixed with real doctrine. From that journey came her book Covenant Motherhood. Stephanie teaches as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Church History and Doctrine at BYU and presents regularly at Especially for Youth. When she’s not busy with her various projects, she loves napping, eating out at restaurants, reading books, taking long walks, and other activities that make no noise.

Visit Stephanie on Facebook or at her blog Diapers and Divinity.

Episode 122 – Interview with Michael J. Snapp

Michael J. Snapp is passionate about five things: family, faith, fitness, friends, and of course, common sense. He has worked in higher education for more than a decade as a career counselor, instructor, and administrator. He holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in educational

counseling. Through his education and his professional and life experiences, Michael has learned that everything is better with a little common sense. He is incredibly happily married, has five amazing children, and lives in Utah. Michael is the author of How to Treat Your Pregnant Wife (A Common Sense Guide).

To buy Michael J. Snapp’s book, click here.

Episode 120 – Interview with Fay Klingler

Author and illustrator Fay A. Klingler is an award-winning creative and technical writer. A sought-after motivational speaker for women’s groups, Fay thoroughly enjoys public speaking, writing, sewing, and gardening.

Fay is the author of several books including My Magnificent Mountain, The LDS Grandparents Idea Book, Daughters of God-You Have What It Takes, Shattered: Six Steps From Betrayal to Recover, and most recently A Woman’s power: Threads That Bind Us To God.

For more information on Fay Klingler visit her website here.

Episode 119 – Interview with Christy Monson

Christy grew up around her grandmother who loved to read her stories. From an early age she would become engaged and captivated when listening to the tales spin out before her. Later in life, when reading to children of her own, she continued to keep the magic alive. Christy continues to this day writing stories for young children. Her writings feature stories about the pioneer prophets with insights into their lives, cooking, as well as children’s books about how to cope with the tragedies and challenges that happen in life.

Christy has published articles in The Ensign, Friend, and other children’s periodicals. Christy Monson received a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from UNLV and established a successful counseling practice. She and her husband are now retired and living in Ogden, UT.

For more information on Christy Monson, visit her website.

Episode 104 – Interview with Trina Boice

Trina Boice studied at the University of Salamanca in Spain and later returned there to serve an LDS mission in Madrid for 1 ½ years. Trina has earned two Bachelor’s degrees from BYU where she competed on the Speech and Debate team and the Ballroom Dance Team. She teaches online for BYU-I and currently serves as the Co-Chair for the BYU Las Vegas Alumni Board.

Some of Trina’s writing experience includes writing a column called “The Boice Box” for a newspaper in Georgia, where she lived for 15 years. She now writes for The Answer Newspaper,,, and is the Entertainment News Editor for She currently works as a corporate trainer on the famous Las Vegas Strip.

She’s the author of 15 books, with more on the way!

FOR A LIMITED TIME — Trina is giving away copies of her book, How to Stay Up in a Down Economy visit for more info.