Amanda is from Denton, Texas and is a busy mom to four boys: Donovan, 12; Landon, 10; Owen, three; and Logan, one. They keep her busy. Amanda has lived in Denton for the past 28 years and absolutely loves it. She has a background in real estate and is a graduate from Texas Woman's University. In her free time Amanda and her family travel with her older son's baseball select team, take family trips and adventures, taking advantage of all the fun Downtown Denton, and spending lots of time with family. Amanda is also the neighbor group leader for Denton County Moms.
Beth and her husband, Joe, met in Oklahoma but were quickly transplanted to Texas in pursuit of full-time ministry. Mama to three perfectly unique and spunky girls, she spends her time adventuring in the day-to-day. She loves Jesus, all the plants, and sipping coffee while listening to other people’s stories. Read some of them, and her own thoughts on the joys and trials of faith and parenting at Psalm One Twenty Six. Or follow her on Instagram. Beth joined the team as the community sponsorship coordinator in March 2018, but now works as a co-host for the Momfessions Podcast.
Originally from North Carolina, Dominique is the proudest member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie class of ’04 who married a fellow Aggie, Alex. Whoop! After working on political campaigns and as a project manager for a medical publishing company, Dominique became a stay-at-home mom to two incredible and busy boys, Lucas and Jake. She enjoys volunteering at her son’s school, any excuse to bake, being outdoors in the sun, and visiting Aggieland any chance she gets.
Elisa is a Texas native and grew up in Arlington. She met her husband (Mike) while attending Baylor University, and they married in 2004. They have two sons, Colin (2012) and Jake (2017). Elisa works part-time as a speech language pathologist, treating adults with swallowing, cognitive, and language difficulties. She must have coffee in the morning, loves to search the Target aisles for sales, and loves calling Fort Worth home. Elisa took on her role with Fort Worth Moms in August 2015.
Emily MFinancial Manager
Emily M grew up in Katy, Texas. She came to Fort Worth to attend TCU, where she met her husband. They married in 2009 and have a daughter, Ellie (2012) and son, Brody (2015). Emily has experience in many administrative roles, and currently assists several small businesses with various needs, ranging from bookkeeping to social media oversight and many things in between. Emily loves to read, cook, be outdoors, and listen to music.
Emily YCEO & Momfessions Co-host
Since 1999, Emily has worked in various aspects of the publishing industry: curriculum, magazines, books, and newspapers. She first became involved with Fort Worth Moms in 2013 as a contributing writer. She became the managing editor in 2014. Twelve months later, she became the sole owner of Fort Worth Moms. She is also a co-host for the Momfessions Podcast. In 2014, she co-authored and released Legendary Locals of Fort Worth. She has also co-written a Bible study, Grace in the Empty Spaces. She also enjoys gardening, yard sales, and drinking Dr. Pepper.
Texas transplant Katie moved from Washington State to the DFW area in 2013 with her husband, Jason. They are proud parents of two-year-old Amelia, who is growing into an animal-loving little girl who enjoys "helping" with the family's dogs, cat, chickens, and horses. Katie is digital editor at the national magazine Western Horseman, based in Fort Worth. Like every other mom out there, she's "making it up as I go" as she juggles the daily chores and responsibilities of being a working mom, wife, animal mom, friend, and more, and hopes to share her story (the good, the bad, and the ugly) with local parents.
Lauren SSponsorship + Social Media Director + PR
Lauren is an adventure seeking go-getter with a heart for cultivating community and a passion for cheering on women in the trenches of motherhood. Lauren and her husband, Sam, moved to Texas in 2014 and immediately fell in love with Fort Worth. After some struggles with infertility, they welcomed their first son home in 2016 and their second son home in 2019. Lauren took on her role at FWM in January 2017. Currently, she works as sponsorship + social media director, and pr and marketing coordinator for FWM. Lauren leads our sponsorship team, keeps our social media pages up and running, and works hard to connect local businesses and moms with the extensive resources FWM provides. Follow Lauren's daily #momlife adventures on her Instagram.