Sometimes it feels like “Just a Mom” is the lowest rung of the social ladder. But Jill Savage, Ashley Escue, Meg Meeker, and Karen Ehman tell moms that their role in their children’s lives is irreplaceable.
Karen Ehman is a Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker and New York Times Best-selling author. Described as profoundly practical, engagingly funny and downright real, her passion is to help women to live their priorities and love their lives as they serve God and others.
Karen writes for Encouragement for Today online devotions that bring God’s peace, perspective, and purpose to over one million women daily. She has authored seven books including the popular LET. IT. GO: How to Stop Running the Show & Start Walking in Faith and her newest release Keep It Shut: What to Say, How to Say It and When to Say Nothing at All. Both include a companion DVD Bible study designed for group or individual use. Her next book, Hoodwinked: Ten Myths Moms Believe and Why We All Need to Knock It Off releases in November of 2015 and is co-authored with Ruth Schwenk of TheBetterMom.com.
She is also the Speaker Track Director of Proverbs 31 She Speaks Conference and a teaching staff member of their writer’s training site COMPEL.
She has been a guest on national television and radio programs including The 700 Club, At Home Live, FamilyLife Today, Engaging Women, The Harvest Show, Moody Midday Connection, and Focus on the Family. She is a graduate of Spring Arbor University and has been married for over a quarter-century to her college sweetheart Todd. Together they raise their three sometimes quarrelsome but mostly charming children in the boondocks of central Michigan ranging in age from teen to adult.
Don’t Underestimate Your Value
Karen Ehman and Nicole Unice, former controllers, discuss how parenting is all about training your children to make wise choices and eventually working yourself out of a job.
Vying for Control
At home, who gets their way most of the time? Is it you or your spouse? Author Karen Ehman and Nicole Unice share from their life experiences of letting go of control.
Motivated to Control
Nicole Unice and Karen Ehman believe that the root of control is fear or pride. Husbands can help their wives to put life in context and encourage them to be okay with less than perfect.
Keep It Shut
Scripture says there is life and death in the power of the tongue. Karen Ehman offers some coaching and suggestions for taming your tongue.
Good Moms Do It All and Other Motherly Myths
Karen Ehman encourages women to be realistic about how much time they have and to focus on the things that really matter.
Exposing the Myths of Motherhood
Karen Ehman tells how astonished she was when she had her first child and realized that motherhood was actually hard.