Heather E

Heather E
Heather has called the Fort Worth area home for more than 25 years, after growing up as an Army brat and preacher’s kid. She’s married to her college sweetheart, Chris (Sic ‘Em Bears). They’re parents to three teens – Collin (age 21), Cooper (age 19), and Caris (age 15). Heather is an adoption social worker and her first book Chase the Kingdom: Finding Purpose Through the book of Esther was published in September 2019. She’s passionate about God’s Word, long conversations over a cup of coffee, cheering on other moms, and her organization Box Club, a community of moms learning to flourish with emptying nests.
Tips for learning to deal with a new food allergy diagnosis

Dealing with New Food Allergies

The learning curve to a newly diagnosed allergy may feel steep, but I promise it gets easier and more intuitive with time. It requires retraining your thinking and figuring out tricks along the way.
What gains did we learn and receive from the pandemic of 2020?

What Gains Did 2020 Bring?

We can all walk out of 2020 with a fresh perspective on life in general, our habits, our norms, our relationships, and our priorities. This year is an opportunity to rethink everything.
A seasoned mom gives advice to moms of new high school kids.

For New High School Moms

Parenting high schoolers requires us to shift our strategies from how we were parented. It’s going to look different from “back in my day.” Rather than expect my kids to fit into the paradigm of my experience, I need to be willing to adapt to their reality.
Parents need to talk to their kids about crises, such as COVID-19.

Summer Goals: What Life Skills to Teach by Age {Includes FREE Printable}

Nurturing while harnessing a natural desire to help is a lifelong gift. Parenting for the long game is seeing children as adults-in-training and teaching gradually toward the idea of independence.
Moms can choose from a variety of comfortable clothes during quarentine.

Comfortable Clothes for Stylish Moms

:: Disclaimer :: This post contains affiliate links. Fort Worth Moms may receive a commission if you make a purchase using these links. This global pandemic is now validating the daily clothing choices I've made...
There's many opportunities to volunteer and help foster children and families.

Change the Lives of Foster Kids {Without Becoming a Foster Parent}

Some people are able to become foster parents. But, if not, then you can become a babysitter or respite provider for them. If you can’t do that, consider becoming a CASA volunteer. If that’s too much, move toward the need by becoming wrap-around care to families in crisis, foster families, and adoptive parents.
Celebrate a birthday at home with ideas designed to keep you happy and safe.

60 Ways to Celebrate Birthdays (and Maintain Social Distancing)

Celebrate the birthday kiddos with hand-drawn greetings from friends using sidewalk chalk. Neighborhood friends can create chalked greetings in front of their home so that the birthday can be celebrated with a “chalk-walk” through the neighborhood to see all the messages.