Passionate About Fort Worth
and the Moms Who Live Here

Author Archive | Kristen S

Slaughter6Lake

Are They All Yours?

I can’t grocery shop without people asking if I feed an army or run a daycare center. When we eat at a restaurant, travel, or do pretty much anything in public, people notice and sometimes make comments. And you know, it doesn’t bother me at all. 

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siblings acting funny

In Defense of Bickering

But, I’ve gotta tell you . . . there is something to the bickering that adds dimension to their relationships. In their jockeying for position or insistence on being right, they’re figuring out what it means to resolve conflict. Bickering often happens when they’re bored, and since I believe that boredom is good for kids, […]

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In my mom's lap, 1978

The Woman I Want You to Know

My mom wasn’t perfect, and neither am I. And though I’m different from her in some ways, much of the mothering I do is layered with her influence. Looking forward, I hope that someday I see my children parenting in ways that improve upon what they learned from me.

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