Emily Roark

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Emily is a stay-at-home/work-from-home mom living in the suburbs of Indianapolis, Indiana with her husband and three young kids. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and over 10 years of writing and editing experience. Emily has been a part of the City Mom Collective community for three years and currently writes for Indianapolis Moms. When she’s not filling milk cups or sweeping up Cheerios off of the floor, she enjoys working out, baking and binge watching her favorite TV shows.

5 Creative Alternatives to New Year’s Resolutions

When it comes to New Year's resolutions, it seems like people fall into one of two camps: you make big resolutions, or you don't make any at all. When I was in my 20s,...

Collectively Curated: Foster Care and Adoption

People become parents in many different ways, and for some this is through foster care and adoption. November is National Adoption month, and City Mom Collective is celebrating the parents creating safe homes for...

5 Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving time is here, and we know how it goes. The turkey is roasting, the adults are mingling, and while the kids are waiting for their food, they might complain that they're bored. Pull...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know About Early Detection

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is likely to touch each of our lives, no matter who we are, what we do or where we live, and this month brings awareness to...

Ultimate Back to School Guide: Supplies

The smell of sharpened pencils, a new box of crayons - it's that time of year again; back-to-school season is here! Shopping for school supplies is one of the many things on a parent's...

Let’s Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

Every year, World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated across the globe from August 1 to August 7. This year's theme is "Step Up for Breastfeeding: Educate and Support," to help raise awareness of the value...

Family Friendly 4th of July Activities

To help celebrate Independence Day we have rounded up fun and activities, crafts and food to enjoy with the whole family! 4th of July crafts to keep little ones busy If you are looking for a...

Collectively Curated: Let’s Celebrate International Women’s Day

If the past two years have taught us anything, it's that women carry a heavy load -- sometimes physically, often mentally. We work; we take care of the kids; we are the keeper of...

Collectively Curated: Love and Marriage

Love is in the air. It is officially the most romantic month of the year, and many of us are reflecting upon our own marriages. My husband and I are approaching a decade of marriage...

Collectively Curated: How To Celebrate Kwanzaa with Your Family

Kwanzaa, created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, is a celebration of family, community and culture. It was established as a means to help African Americans reconnect with their African roots and heritage. The...