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.
A tween girl lays on her bed, engrossed in small notebook with notebooks and pens around

When Can Kids Stay Home Alone?

The idea of your kids staying home alone may seem crazy to you now. It was brand new territory for us, and we were surprised to find ourselves in the situation.
It can be a challenge to get along with a teacher you don't like.

What to Do When the Teacher Isn’t a Good Fit

While a school has a culture and identity as a whole, individual classrooms vary. The single biggest factor in those classrooms is the teacher. The teacher is the king of the classroom, yielding a...
Switch out sugary drinks for water.

Stay Hydrated :: Tips to Help Your Kids Drink and Eat More Water

Disclaimer :: This post contains affiliate links. Fort Worth Moms may receive a commission if you make a purchase using these links. Thanks for supporting Fort Worth Moms!  When it gets hot outside, we turn...
A family prefers male babysitters.

5 Reasons We Love Male Babysitters

It seems like most babysitters these days are female, so some parents may not even think to consider teenage boys as potential caretakers.
A tree swing is a great outdoor toy.

Take It Outside :: Toys that Encourage Outdoor Play

While bikes, trikes, and other wheeled conveyances are always good options, there are tons of choices that don’t require a driveway, sidewalk, or street.
Show appreciation for your teacher this Christmas.

Holiday Gift Guide :: Teacher Edition

Send the teacher an email that says, "Happy Holidays! I am ordering lunch for you today from Chipotle. What would you like?" or something of the sort.

It’s More Than Just Crop Tops

The rising waistbands that aren’t the most flattering for mom butt, but do highlight hourglass shapes, even when you don’t have one, tops and dresses that skim the body and celebrate curves, crop tops of every possible length showing a little (or a lot) of extra skin.