Emily Y

Emily Y first became involved with Fort Worth Moms Blog when it began in the Spring of 2013 as a contributing writer. She became the managing editor in the Spring of 2014. Twelve months later, in 2015, she became the sole owner of the blog. Emily became a mom in 2011 when she and husband welcomed home sweet Anna Zane, and then added Louisa to the family in November 2014. Since then, life is full and fun! In addition to wife and mom and business owner, Emily works on freelance projects as a writer/editor, wielding her red pen for grammatical justice everywhere. In 2014, she co-authored and released Legendary Locals of Fort Worth. She has also written a Bible study, Grace in the Empty Spaces. She also enjoys gardening, yard sales, and drinking caffeine during the wee one's nap time. Follow Another Youree Day where she documents the joys and jests of life as a working mama.
Transracial moms protect and advocate for their family's heritage and difference.

What It Is Like to Be a Mom in a Transracial Family :: Momfessions...

Momfessions Podcast and Dear White Women joined forces for episode 72! Beth and Emily teamed up with Misasha Suzuki Graham and Sara Blanchard for a discussion about what it is like being a mom in a transracial family.
Kids give honest and funny insight into what it means to be a mom

What Do Kids Think It Means to Be a Mom? :: Momfessions Podcast ::...

What do moms actually do all the time? Well, now we know thanks to the insightful observations and commentary from our offspring. ;-)
Room moms support teachers

The Room Mom Review :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 71

The school year is winding down: Beth and Emily both served as room moms for their first graders' classes. They give their report in this episode. While Beth and Emily do not live far from each other, their experiences really differ! 
Moms can cut grocery bills with these tips and ideas for your budget

13 Ways to Save Money on Your Grocery Bill

Shopping sales and buying in-season requires research . . . dare I say, requires work. To get what you need and what you want, you will likely have to source several stores to find the best deals or the selection you want.
Dicipline encourages connection with the child; abuse does not

What Is the Difference Between Discipline and Abuse :: Panel Discussion Video

What is the difference between discipline and abuse, between healthy attachment and coerced or secretive relationships? That's a question, in my opinion, that every parent needs to know the answer to.
Episode 70 reveals how much mothers forget

The Things We Forget :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 70

Beth and Emily reveal their worst forgetful offenses and chat about strategies to curb the forgetting. A few other mothers chime in with helpful tips and funny stories.
The relationship between pelvic floor health and toilet training

Potty Training & Pelvic Floor Health :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 69

Beth and Emily visit with Dr. Lea Feghali to discuss how potty training impacts pelvic floor health -- yes, pelvic floor habits for our littles. It is truly a fascinating conversation.