Emily H

Emily H
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.
Make fitness, such as running, part of your self-care strategies this year.

Running 101 :: Must-Haves for New Runners

The first time you lace up your shoes, run around the block, and revel in the feeling of your feet hitting the pavement you are one of us. Welcome. We’re glad to have you. 
Repurpose online shopping boxes into fun activities for kids.

Where Will All the Boxes Go?

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...
A local mom introduces Penny, her son's nebulizer used to treat his asthma.

Meet Penny

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

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

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

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!

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.