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.
Episode 59 discusses the reality of middle age and aging.

The Age of Aging :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 59

Come to terms with getting older? Beth and Emily discuss such and more -- especially since they recently turned another year older.
Are you pro-pets or anti-pets?

The Problem with Pets vs. Alllll the Pets :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 58

Here's a topic where we are divided: pets. One of us is pro-pet. The other is, eh, pro-less pet responsibility. And heavens, how do you handle the whole pet situation with kids???
Tips for handling the parent/teacher relationship

The Parent/Teacher Relationship :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 57

One question set off a discussion that filled an entire episode: What's your gut reaction when you hear the term "parent/teacher relationship"? All three of us had a different response. Yes, all three. A fellow team member and former teacher joined the conversation. Laurie gave insights both as an educator and as a mother. This is a good one, y'all! 
12 non-profits to support in Fort Worth and Tarrant County

Fort Worth Moms Supports These Nonprofits — and You Can, Too!

These organizations are the hands and feet of our community, and it is a joy to come alongside them in their missions for area families.
Discipline discussions is an editorial series by Fort Worth Moms.

Discipline Discussions :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 56

Beth and Emily talk discipline fatigue, how the pandemic changed their approach, and how to handle all the discipline issues with teachers, grandparents, etc.
How to support your medical community

How to Show Support to Our Medical Community

Every admin we talked to says written encouragement is like a balm to their workers. Have your kids create pictures. Write notes of gratitude. Share your favorite quote. Use your words to build up and rally them on.
Grandmothers can teach mothers a lot about parenting

From Grandma’s Perspective :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 55

Take a listen as grandmothers for all walks of life share the burdens and beauty of their grandmothering experiences.