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Resources by Ruth Schwenk

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Hoodwinked
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Hoodwinked

by Karen Ehman, Candace Cameron Bure, Candace Cameron Bure, Ruth Schwenk, Julie Carr, Julie Carr, Crestina Hardie and Crestina Hardie

Moms have been hoodwinked—tricked into believing lies that keep them from not only enjoying motherhood, but forging friendships with other moms who might tackle the tasks of motherhood differently. Myths such as “Mothering is natural, easy, and instinctive” cause moms to feel like failures if they have questions or apprehensions in raising … Read more…

Settle My Soul

Settle My Soul

by Karen Ehman and Ruth Schwenk

Your days are full, you're tired, and you're craving quiet for your soul. You're not alone.If days filled with obligations and never-ending to-do lists leave you feeling anxious and overwhelmed, you can find the peace your soul longs for. In Settle My Soul, authors Karen Ehman and Ruth Schwenk invite you to carve out a few moments in your day to … Read more…

Hoodwinked

Hoodwinked

by Karen Ehman, Candace Cameron Bure and Ruth Schwenk

Moms have been hoodwinked—tricked into believing lies that keep them from not only enjoying motherhood, but forging friendships with other moms who might tackle the tasks of motherhood differently. Myths such as “Mothering is natural, easy, and instinctive” cause moms to feel like failures if they have questions or apprehensions in raising … Read more…

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Faith Forward Family Devotional

Faith Forward Family Devotional

by Ruth Schwenk and Patrick Schwenk

Including 100 devotions for families, Faith Forward Family Devotional by parenting authors Patrick and Ruth Schwenk equip you to raise faith-filled kids who know, love, and live for God.You've passed down to your kids your last name, your love, and maybe your sense of humor or favorite hobbies. But have you passed down the most important thing: your fait… Read more…

Pressing Pause

Pressing Pause

by Karen Ehman and Ruth Schwenk

Kids bickering? Schedule jam-packed? Dishes and laundry both piled up high? Perhaps it’s time you pressed pause.Whether you’re juggling a career, kids’ schedules, and church commitments or you’re covered in spit-up and anxious about what the next eighteen years might hold, you can carve out a few quiet moments to rejuvenate your spiri… Read more…

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Hoodwinked Study Guide

Hoodwinked Study Guide

by Karen Ehman and Ruth Schwenk

According to Karen Ehman, popular author and speaker with Proverbs 31 Ministries, and Ruth Schwenk, of www.thebettermom.com, it’s time to stop the 'Mommy Wars.'Today's wives and mothers have been hoodwinked; convinced that serving their family is a subservient and antiquated role. Because of culture, family, friends, or lack of biblica… Read more…

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Own Your Life

Own Your Life

by Sarah Mae, Sally Clarkson, Ruth Schwenk and Angela Perritt

Do you ever long for days full of joy and energy—days that bring out the best version of you rather than leave you exhausted? Do you sometimes catch yourself wishing life was more impactful and fulfilling? In a world that’s moving so fast, it’s easy to lose your sense of purpose. So now is the time to make each moment of your ordinary, everyday, beauti… Read more…

Braving Sorrow Together: The Transformative Power of Faith and Community When Life is Hard

Braving Sorrow Together: The Transformative Power of Faith and Community When Life is Hard

by Ashleigh Slater and Ruth Schwenk

“Little did I know at the time that I’d one day look back and remember it as the beginning of what I call our ‘weeping years.’” — Ashleigh SlaterWe all have “weeping years,” seasons where the trials seem to come one after another. For Ashleigh and her husband, their weeping years included miscarriage, multi… Read more…

Better Mom

Better Mom

by Ruth Schwenk

Mothering is messy. Our joy and hope in raising children doesn’t change the reality that being a mom can be frustrating, stressful, and tiring. But just as God is using us to shape our children, God is using our children and motherhood to shape us.  In The Better Mom, author Ruth Schwenk, herself a mother of four children, encourage… Read more…

Better Mom Devotional

Better Mom Devotional

by Ruth Schwenk

As a mom, you want to give your best to your family. Motherhood is incredibly rewarding, yet its challenges can leave you feeling anxious, inadequate, and overwhelmed with mom guilt.Trusted author Ruth Schwenk of Pressing Pause and The Better Mom blog will help you learn to give yourself grace as you grow in wisdom with The Better Mom Devotional.As a busy mo… Read more…

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Pressing Pause
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Pressing Pause

by Karen Ehman, Ruth Schwenk, Julie Carr and Crestina Hardie

Kids bickering? Schedule jam-packed? Dishes and laundry both piled up high? Perhaps it’s time you pressed pause.Whether you’re juggling a career, kids’ schedules, and church commitments or you’re covered in spit-up and anxious about what the next eighteen years might hold, you can carve out a few quiet moments to rejuvenate your spiri… Read more…

Better Mom
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Better Mom

by Ruth Schwenk, Crestina Hardie and Crestina Hardie

Mothering is messy. Our joy and hope in raising children doesn’t change the reality that being a mom can be frustrating, stressful, and tiring. But just as God is using us to shape our children, God is using our children and motherhood to shape us.  In The Better Mom, author Ruth Schwenk, herself a mother of four children, encourage… Read more…