In the series, This Stage of Motherhood, Halaban photographs women, their peer group, and their children. The subjects she portrays are strong women. By using her camera as a tool to explore their lives, Halaban shows the joys and complexities of motherhood and womanhood. According to the artist, this process of staking their identities through opposition and consortium is subtle, subconscious and intriguing. It is what makes mothers such compelling subjects.