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.
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?
Adoption myths hurt adopted children and their families -- birth and adopted

Adoption Myth Busters :: Momfessions Podcast :: Episode 73

What adoption myths still exist in American culture? Learn more about this evolving conversation by listening to this episode -- and sharing it with others.
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.