There are two answers. Scripturally, she is the woman spoken of in Proverbs 19:14,"House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the Lord."
In real life, learning daily, studying The Prudent Wife right along with you, is Lisa Baughn, an imperfect wife and homeschool mom, encouraging writer and speaker, who enjoys doing everything she shares in the Prudent Wife. Lisa loves the Lord, imperfectly, abundantly and shares from her heart with a passion for Christ.
People from all walks of life are drawn to the study of the Prudent Wife, and out of obedience, the Baughn family has created this website, chock full of practical insights into creating your own prudent lifestyle at home. How-to videos guide you step-by-step through all sorts of adventures from Inductive Bible study to copying a meal from Red Lobster, maximum nutrition to redecorating a room with a few yards of fabric and a 1x6 board, whole juice smoothies to homemade cleaning products, gallbladder cleanses and women’s health, and everything in-between, it is all here. Put on your seatbelt and prepare to listen fast and be encouraged to walk in a manner worthy of the gospel as you learn more about creating your own, individual prudent journey, with Christ at the center. Learn how to save time, sanity and money.
Lisa welcomes you to the Prudent Wife site and prays that you will laugh and think through the adventures, recipes and thoughts here, giggle and groan, leaving reenergized and focused, with a friend along the journey. Find hope in scripture! Find encouragement in the Word, as Lisa has, and seeks to share her own prudent journey with transparency and simple honesty, challenging others to strengthen their walk with the incredible Creator of the universe, who chose them before the foundation of the world. Walk alongside and learn together how to diligently pursue God’s magnificent purpose and plan in each of our lives.
Lisa has led an active life, over the years, blending a successful technology business with the challenges of homeschooling a severely dyslexic child, teaching Inductive Bible Study classes, being active in church and her community, as well as being a wife and mother who loves organic food and gardening, and still tries to cook from scratch and pack hubby delicious, healthy homemade lunches. And no, she didn't do all that in a day! Lisa relates to the incredible challenges women face today with humor and encouragement. She understands exhaustion, bad health, and too many repsonsibilities with life lived at warp speed, in the digital age, careening forward into an ever changing future. She share’s God’s hand in all things and encourages audiences to slow down and look to His mercy, grace and truth, not to the uncertainty of the modern future.
After moving their I.T. company to Tennessee, investing their life savings in the relocation and start up, only to fall flat on their faces, making only $6,000 the first year, the Baughns quickly learned again how to live on less than nothing, eBaying their treasures to survive, going from making reservations to making 10 meals out of 1 chicken. Always believing that the Lord allows us to go through valleys to encourage the body, they determined to take this devastating "loss" and use it for God's glory, by being transparent and honest about their lives. At husband Dave's urging, she created The Prudent Wife, teaching other struggling, modern women how to embrace a prudent lifestyle with joy, and how to navigate life with timeless biblical wisdom.
The Baughns live in the oldest town in Tennesse, out in the rolling hills in the country, homeschooling Emily, and favorite dog ever, ClaraBaughn.
Join us on the journey to become a modern day prudent wife....there is much forgotten wisdom to learn.