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.
Mother and child sitting at computer working from home

Work from Home like a Mother :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 78

Listen in as Beth, Emily, and special guest Stephanie Flies, the director and founder of City Mom Collective, talk about the ins and outs and pros and cons of that work-from-home life.
Childcare photo for the Momfessions Podcast episode discussing struggles with childcare

The Childcare Dilemma :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 77

Beth and Emily reveal their families' choices for childcare through the years and discuss the challenges that come with balancing budget, working hours, and childcare needs.
Parents shake hands to agree on school tasks

Parents Should Agree on These 12 Things Before Their Child Starts School

Disclaimer :: While this article uses the two-parent household from her own experience, these tips can apply to single parents and other guardians or co-parenting situations. It's all about finding more than one person...
Older woman shrugs her shoulder about parenting young adults

What We Wish We Knew About Parenting College-Aged Kids :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode...

Not only are these young adult years stretching for the child, but they are also stretching for the parent. So, how can you best navigate them?
Personality impacts parenting

Parenting Based on Our Personality Types :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 75

What are the parenting strengths and weaknesses for each enneagram type? Listen to this episode for the answers and insights!
Therapy can help adults who had difficult pasts, like abuse.

How to Survive an Abusive Father

Making the boundaries can be difficult, however, enforcing those boundaries -- with pre-set consequences and all -- can be excruciating. Prepare for that, but don't be afraid of it.
Momfessions Podcast explores the expectations of fatherhood

Expectations of Fatherhood :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 74

How do your expectations of fatherhood influence the way you interact with the father of your children?