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Allie’s 18 Month Update

Oh man, it has been FOREVER since we've done an update on Allie on this blog. The last one we did was when she turned one and now she's 18 months. It's crazy how fast these last 6 months have gone and I cannot believe we're already 6 months away from her SECOND birthday. How insane is that?! It ... READ the POST

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

Baby Registry Do’s and Dont’s

Preparing for a baby can be overwhelming. The registry was easily the most stressful part of my pregnancy (I had an easy pregnancy haha). While most new parents love taking the time to pick out baby items and put together their registries, I just didn't have the motivation or the desire to focus on ... 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

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