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.
alk to them about stories you’ve heard, people you know, and the things you see. Don’t just shush someone when they ask a question or say something ignorant. Talk to them about it and help them understand.
When I’ve taken our kids places in their uniforms after school around our area, people know the school and are always so lovely and polite to my boys, asking them questions about the school and talking about what they know about it.
I love online shopping. Amazon and I have a very close relationship.
But a side effect of all that convenience is what feels like an endless pile of cardboard boxes. When everything from toilet paper to...