Passionate About Fort Worth
and the Moms Who Live Here

Tag Archives | parenting

multicultural

Reflections on Raising a Multicultural Kid

I have always loved exploring other cultures. So it was no surprise that one of the many things that attracted me to my husband was the fact he was from a completely different cultural background than I. My hubby grew up in Port-au-Prince on the island of Haiti speaking French and Haitian Creole. That couldn’t […]

Continue Reading 1
FWMB_TV

The Mom In The Yellow Hat: Lessons Learned from Cartoon Parents

My kiddos probably get a little more than the recommended screen time. We’re working on backing off the built-in babysitter, but it’s tough! In the meantime, one thing we have tried to do “right” is actually be present and pay attention while they’re watching. So, over the last few years, it’s only natural that we’ve […]

Continue Reading 0
Christmas-Tree-With-Presents

Why We Don’t Give Our Kids Christmas Gifts

Children breathlessly tearing through wrapping paper with stars in their eyes. Excited gasps and yells of glee. Babies playing in the boxes and tissue paper left behind. Tears filling a grandparent’s eyes as they look at precious handprint ornaments. Beautiful moments, brought to us by thoughtful gifts. Gift giving is a large part of the […]

Continue Reading 0
only child

It’s Okay to Be an Only

Dear Son, You will probably be an only child. Your father and I never intended for this to happen, but there are things in life that you cannot control. You don’t realize you are an only child right now, but one day, it will dawn on you that most, if not all, of your friends […]

Continue Reading 5