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Emily H

Emily H
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Although born in Austin, Emily grew up on the Eastside of Fort Worth. After marrying her high school sweetheart, and following the military's whims for a few years, the lovebirds wound up back in the Fort, with their three children in tow. Currently, Emily shares her love of books and writing with both her children and her middle school students. On the weekends, you'll find her outside running local streets and trails, as well as being her kids' biggest fan at whatever sport may be in season.
A local mom introduces Penny, her son's nebulizer used to treat his asthma.

Meet Penny

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Calling the nebulizer, Penny, started out as a joke, but by now, it’s become a matter of fact acknowledgement of how important she is to my son.

Crazy About Cranberries :: 6 Recipes for the Season

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We put cranberry sauce on everything during this time of year, from gingerbread waffles to on top of our favorite cheesecake. I even throw it in the slow-cooker and make cranberry pork at least once or twice for a savory option. 
It Is important to teach boys of all ages about consent and end teasing.

We Have to Teach Them

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When a boy flips her ponytail on the playground, even after being asked to stop, we don’t tell that little girl that it means he likes her. We tell that little boy that it’s not okay to touch someone without their consent. He needs to stop. Now.

Fried Rice Revolution :: Six Creative Variations of a Classic

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While big fans of our usual fried rice, my kids like to get creative, and as such we have made several variations of fried rice, using different flavor profiles.
Kids Lunch Box Featured

School Lunches :: No Need to Heat to Eat!

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So right now, we are getting creative with food that can be eaten cold or at room temperature. Whether at home, at a pod, actually attending school, or anything in between, here are some of the current faves.
A seasoned mom shares advice to new elementary age school kids.

Advice for New Elementary Moms

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We try to buy interesting, but not trendy, backpack patterns since these will last a little longer than one school year. May I suggest dark colors to hide the myriad of spills, markers, and ground crayons that will be absorbed? Similarly, get the good folders and the real pencils.
Books and Blocks

Guide to School Supplies

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No matter what your school plan is for the fall, it's time to gear up and get ready. Grab your list and a big cup of coffee and hit the ground running.