Think she keeps house like June Cleaver, cooks like a Food Network star, and actually does all of the things she pins to her Pinterest boards? Oh...and all while calmly raising her kids without ever raising her voice? Yeah....right.
Karen Ehman and Ruth Schwenk have had enough of these misconceptions. Myths such as: "The way I mother is the right (and only) way," "Motherhood is natural, easy, and instinctive," or "My child's bad choice means I'm a bad mom." These myths leave moms hoodwinked and sometimes even heartbroken.
In their straightforward yet encouraging "we've been there" style, Karen and Ruth enable mothers to
Ultimately, Hoodwinked equips mothers to stop searching for the secret and develop and embrace their relationships instead- with their kids, other mothers, and most importantly, with God.
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“Embrace your unique journey of motherhood. Free yourself to really enjoy your children as well! Hoodwinked will empower you to do both. Highly recommended!” Candace Cameron Bure, actress, producer, and New York Times bestselling author
“I love how Karen and Ruth give us a great gift of grace with this book by showing us no one is doing this parenting thing perfectly. Refreshing and so very practical.” Lysa TerKeurst, New York Times bestselling author and president of Proverbs 31 Ministries
NOTE: If you order Hoodwinked from Proverbs 31 Ministries, you will receive a bonus freebie: a PDF journal entitled On My Knees & In My Heart: 5 Mini-Retreats for Moms. This resource provides moms with five different, guided session to get alone with God in order to rest, reflect, renew, and get back at the difficult yet oh-so-holy job of motherhood. Features include prayers, scripture study, reflection questions, journaling sections, and practical, doable ideas for deepening a mom’s relationship with her heavenly Father. This downloadable PDF will enable you to go from crazy to calm, helping you to better love and care for your family.
A Note from Ruth and Karen:
Friends, we are thrilled for you to join us as we dive into the the myths of motherhood! We pray Hoodwinked will be a profound blessing in your life as a mom! As you read the book we would love to hear from you! Be sure to tag us (@thebettermom and @karenehman) on social media with your pictures, quotes etc. and use the hashtags #hoodwinkedbook and #nomorehoodwinkedmoms.
Ruth and Karen
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