Stay At Home Mom and Career Mom: You Were Made for Something Greater

I write most of my articles in one sitting.

My husband and I currently share a laptop. My old computer gave up the ghost soon after I quit teaching full-time to stay at home with our son. Since we are a one-income family in a two-income economy, we share. And because we share, I try to write efficiently. But this article has been impossible to write in one sitting. Given the title, should not come as a shock.

Stay-at-home motherhood is a hotly debated topic, one rife with minefields, and blog readers want an article that is going to speak for them. One tribe wants a blogger to write that stay at home motherhood is a noble calling that every mother should pursue and our culture wrongfully undervalues and ridicules it.

On the other hand, though, the other tribe wants me to hammer home the fact that stay at home motherhood isn’t the only option for a mom who loves Jesus, and that the mom guilt over this topic has gotten ridiculous.

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