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.
Tips for parenting middle school kids

What We Wish We Knew About the Middle School Years :: Momfessions Podcast ::...

This episode is also known as the jackpot of parenting. Hear GREAT tips and encouragements from mothers, who have already walked through the middle school years with their kiddos.
How to manage your dirty laundry

The Dirty Laundry :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 51

The ladies are talking dirty -- dirty laundry, that is. All three tackle the laundry in different ways.
Travel toy ideas for all ages

Travel Toys :: For Trips on Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

My girls always put these chosen travel toys or art in their backpacks. The other things I curate just for my own bag of tricks I bring with me, and then pull out activities at opportune times.
How to parent differently than you were parented

Flipping the Script :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 50

More than anything, we hope our discussion prompts you to think through how YOU are flipping the script -- and maybe even what you want that script to be.
Print this summer bucket list for you and your kids to do.

Local Summer Bucket List :: 30 Ideas for Texas Fun {Printable Included}

If you're wondering how you'll entertain the kids these next few weeks or are just looking for some new ideas, you're in luck! We've done the brainstorming for you in this "Summer Fun Bucket List."
The pros and cons of different types of schooling options for kids

The Educate Debate :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 49

Some of us made big schooling changes and some of us didn't. Take a listen and learn the whys behind where Beth and Emily -- and a few friends -- landed when it comes to education decisions for our kids.
Books, videos, and teaching resources to educate kids about Juneteenth

How to Prepare Your Family for Juneteenth Celebrations — And Why You Should

Freedom and equality didn't magically appear for people of color on June 19. It's been growing and struggling and evolving since. That process, dear friend, is something you can be part of today.