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Johnna King moved to Waco in January of 2017. She met her husband in college and after 9 years in the Marine Corps, they prayed for place to settle down and raise their family. She is the Domestic Engineer of Team King which currently consists of six littles. Her oldest is 8, then 6, 4, 3, 2 & 1. She is due with their 7th in the fall of 2019. Motherhood is one of Johnna's many passions. She equally enjoys growing in obedience to Jesus, homeschooling the kids, running/weight lifting, photography, interior design, holistic living and writing. There is always a half-read book on her nightstand. She runs their family blog www.kingsparenting.com. You can always find Johnna looking for new places to eat, planning a date night or taking another picture.

Ways to Serve as a Family

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10 Ways to Keep Intimacy Alive After Kids

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Moms Guide to Toddlers Who Are “Late” to Potty Train

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Life Is Hard, How Do We Get Tougher?

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How to Handle Family Conflict During the Holidays

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Kid Birthday Parties

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Breaking The Home School Stigma

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What to Do When Your Kids Come Between Friendships

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