Summer this year has worn me out. You would think it would be the opposite, right? The lazy, hazy days of summer? Nope, this year I have undergone the triple punch of summer stress. First I took a vacation with … Continue reading
Last week my family had the opportunity to take a theme park vacation in Orlando, Florida. This is not the norm for our family. If we take a vacation, we usually hole up in a cabin in the woods for … Continue reading
“I am coming to you.” These are odd words for Jesus to speak to the disciples while he was already in their presence while they ate together the night of the Last Supper. I am coming to you. These words … Continue reading
It is summertime, and at the Hobbs house that means it is time to learn some life skills. My work schedule (or lack thereof) gives me plenty of time around the house with the kiddos and I am committed that … Continue reading
Several months ago I wrote a blog post from the point of view of a stay at home mom. Though it was a political post in nature, it was reasoned, researched, and non-inflammatory. On a whim, I immediately share it … Continue reading
One of the greatest gifts I have ever been given in my life is my daughter. This gift is so humbling, mostly because I had nothing to do with making her or choosing her for my family. I simply prayed … Continue reading
I’ve been pretty quiet here at Centering Down this week. But behind the scenes I have been making BIG PLANS.
I thought today I would share a glimpse of them with you.
We are all tired of the mommy wars, right? I know I am.
So in the month of May, we are going to be hearing stories of motherhood from a wide variety of women and celebrating them all.
Because there is no one right way to be a Mom. There is just the right way for each woman to be a mom to her children. Even if the woman actually has no children (some of my best mother figures have been technically childless).
So get ready to hear a bunch of great stories from some amazing women.
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Portraits of Motherhood