Passionate About Fort Worth
and the Moms Who Live Here

Fort Worth Moms Blog Executive Team

Unless otherwise noted, photographs courtesy of Life in Design Photography.

Meet Your Fort Worth Moms Blog Executive Team

Emily Y

Emily Youree

Owner

Emily Y first became involved with Fort Worth Moms Blog when it began in the Spring of 2013 as a contributing writer. She became the managing editor in the Spring of 2014. Twelve months later, in 2015, she became the sole owner of the blog.

Emily became a mom in 2011 when she and her husband welcomed home sweet Anna Zane, and then added Louisa to the family in November 2014. Since then, life is full and fun! In addition to wife and mom and business owner, Emily works on freelance projects as a writer/editor, wielding her red pen for grammatical justice everywhere. In 2014, she co-authored and released Legendary Locals of Fort Worth. She has also written a Bible study, Grace in the Empty Spaces. She also enjoys gardening, yard sales, and drinking caffeine during the wee ones’ nap times. Follow Another Youree Day where she documents the joys and jests of life as a working mama. Contact Emily at [email protected]

Lauren

Lauren Stockard

Sponsorship Director, Neighbor Groups & Social Media Coordinator

Lauren is an adventure seeking go getter who grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta. She married her husband, Sam, in 2012. In 2014, they left their life in Georgia behind and moved to the great Lone Star State. Soon after moving to Texas, Lauren and Sam welcomed their son, Hardin, to the world. Lauren works from home part-time as an event planner and marketing associate. When Lauren isn’t working, and Hardin isn’t napping, you can find them out and about visiting public libraries, playing at parks, and exploring the great city of Fort Worth! You can find more about Lauren and her family by visiting her blog, The Stockard Home.

Lauren took on her new role at the blog in January 2017. Currently, she is the sponsorship director for the FWMB. She helps local and national businesses connect with the FWMB readership and benefits local mamas by providing new information on products and services important to them. She is also working hard to connect local moms and create community in the FWMB Neighbor Groups and keeps FWMB social media accounts up and running. Contact Lauren at [email protected]

Elisa

Elisa M

Resource Director  

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 new role with the blog in August 2015. She has enjoyed learning about the business side of things and (nerd alert) trying her hand at fancy computer programs. Contact Elisa at [email protected]

Diana

Diana C

Managing Editor

Raised in Arlington, Diana got her professional start as a financial journalist and quickly transitioned into technical writing. She met her husband Casey—a serial graduate and Fort Worth native—at church in 2011 before he began law school. They married within a year and were both in their 30s when they welcomed Dorothea (2016) and Josephine (2017). When Diana’s not trying free baby-and-me programs around town, she’s jogging on the treadmill or keeping a (somewhat) clean house. She enjoys cooking, traveling, and figuring out this crazy, wonderful new gig of stay-at-home mommy hood.

Diana is the managing editor for the Fort Worth Moms Blog. She takes pride in making the content shine while preserving the unique voices of fellow local writer mamas. Contact Diana at [email protected].

Mindy

Mindy Underwood

Sponsorship Coordinator

Mindy is a west Texas girl, born and raised in Lubbock. She attended Texas Tech University and married her high school sweetheart, Ryan. Her journey as a mom started with Kynzlee in 2009, followed by Kaden in 2011, and then by Maci in 2014. Shortly after becoming a mom of three, Mindy chose to join the world of stay-at-home momdom. In 2016, her family relocated to Fort Worth, where she’s always on the hunt for good Mexican food, free activities, and new friends! Mindy enjoys exploring Tarrant County, volunteering, and all things that sparkle.

Mindy joined the team as the Sponsorship Coordinator in March 2018. She helps local and national businesses connect with the FWMB readership and benefits local mamas by providing new information on products and services important to them. Contact Mindy at [email protected]

Beth

Beth Ferreira

Community Sponsorship Coordinator

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, thrift stores, 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 and Twitter

Beth joined the team as the Community Sponsorship Coordinator in March 2018. She helps connect community organizations with the FWMB readership and form lasting relationships. Contact Beth at [email protected]

Kristy

Kristy Hill

PR & Marketing Coordinator 

Kristy was born and raised in Texas and has lived here all her life except for a brief period of time when she lived it up in Los Angeles, California. She is the proud mom of three boys and is the girliest boy mom you’ve ever met. In addition to her mom job, she is also a school librarian and author of professional books for librarians and teachers. She is a writing trainer and loves to share her passion for writing with others. Her favorite things in the whole wide world, after her family, are quiet mornings spent nurturing her coffee addiction, books, snow days, and her two crazy dogs. When left to her own devices, she can be found wearing yoga pants and binge watching Netflix, all while chasing after three wild boys and spinning plates on all 20 of her fingers and toes.

Kristy is the new PR & Marketing Coordinator for the Fort Worth Moms Blog. Her role it to connect local businesses and moms with the extensive resources FWMB provides. Contact Kristy at [email protected]

Emily S

emily s

Founder

Emily S is one of the original founders of FWMB. She started the blog in the Spring of 2013 with fellow mom, Carly, and then took on sole ownership in 2014. With the arrival of her third in 2015, she decided to take a step back and pass on the torch to Emily Y. She is thrilled to still remain involved with Fort Worth Moms Blog as she is passionate about being a mom, and her community. She has a strong passion for giving back to the Fort Worth community and has been active in the Fort Worth Junior League since 2007. She is always amazed at what great things can be accomplished when people come together, especially a group of women. (Photo courtesy of: Beyond the Blue Studios).