Guest Writer

Guest writers contribute to the Fort Worth Moms content catalog throughout the year, brining expert advice, solid recommendations, and unique perspectives.
Kids can have fun and eat their veggies at Hardie's Fresh Foods.

8 Tips to Get Kids to Eat Their Veggies

We all get stuck in a rut when it comes to shopping, which limits the exposure your kids may get to new foods. Easy access to fresh, seasonal fruit and vegetables makes it more likely that you’ll serve them to your family.
Woman with Two Kids

No More Curriculums :: The Unschooling Option

They learned to walk and talk and they pick up things from their environment, whether we like it or not. Instead of us telling them what to learn, we ask them what they want to learn, provide opportunities for them to do so, and get out of the way.
Set up your kid's room in a Montessori style.

Why I Chose to Montessori

Our Montessori goal is not to accomplish x,y, and z goals before other kids or to make sure we are perfect all the time, but to foster his own interest, ideas and desires from an early age.
Homeschooling can be tough for kids and parents.

The Wildly Honest Reason We Went with Virtual School

As it stands, I work from home and my husband is a stay at home dad. We had choices, and we had a body to care for the kids. We were, in short, very lucky.
Virtual school is a good option for non-traditional families.

Virtually Perfect Learning :: How Virtual Schooling Benefitted Non-Traditional and Medically-Fragile Families

To say the learning process was seamless would be a farce; while I don’t believe virtual learning can replace in person learning, the socialization, and workload for the teachers, I do think it’s something to be strongly considered point forward.
The pros and cons of different types of schooling options for kids

Montessori :: The Foundation for a Life of Learning

Because the Montessori community is cooperative and respectful, this atmosphere helped them practice open communication with others, understand that there are multiple ideas and perspectives to consider, and that science is evolving and dynamic. There is always more to learn, new goals to strive for, and we are in a constant state of growing.
Homeschooling is a great option for some families.

The Homeschool Choice {with Bonus Resources}

We are all doing our best, no matter what type of schooling is best for your family. I am excited for all of the schooling options that are now available. Homeschool groups, homeschool co-ops (where you can take single classes), partial-week schools, and democratic schools are just a few alternatives.