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10 Things To Look For When Searching For A Family Home

 *This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetJohnsonsBaby #ChooseGentle #CollectiveBias As we near the end of Z's final enlistment in the Marine Corps, we're finally starting to look ahead purchasing our very first home. In the 8 ... READ the POST

Baby Must-Haves & Regrets For 6-9 Months

Welcome to the fourth installment in my baby must-haves and regrets series! If you're new here, be sure to check out my posts for newborns, 0-3 months, and 3-6 months. Like the 3-6 month stage, the 6-9 month stage is full of exciting milestones. This is when Allie started eating real foods and ... READ the POST

6 Things We Want To Do Before Having A Second Baby

Now that Allie is a year old, the topic of baby #2 has come up a few times in conversation. For me, I started to think about baby #2 when Allie was probably 9 or 10 months old. I had started to think about it and start picturing what our life would be like with a second. Then the moment she turned ... READ the POST

When Your Husband Becomes A Father

I remember everything about the moment when I got the positive pregnancy test. We had just moved to California and were living in a small little motel room. We were tired, stressed, and a bit broke as we tried to get ourselves settled into a new home. Zack had returned home from Japan the month ... READ the POST

Allie’s 12 Month Update

Well, we've officially entered into the toddler years! And while I'm super sad to say goodbye to her baby year, I'm SO excited about toddler life. Everyone thinks I'm nuts for saying that, but in all seriousness, the toddler years are my favorite. I was a toddler teacher for years and always loved ... READ the POST

Baby Must-Have’s & Regrets For 3-6 Months

Good morning and welcome to the third installment in my baby must-have's and regrets series. If you're new here, be sure to check out my posts for newborns and 0-3 months. Today's post is for the 3-6 month stage which is a pretty big stage developmentally (or at least it was for Allie). This is when ... READ the POST