Johnna King

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 eight littles. Her oldest is 11, then 9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 2 & 16 months . She is due with their 9th in the summer of 2022. 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 usually a half-read book on her nightstand. She runs their family blog You can always find Johnna looking for new places to eat, planning a date night or taking another picture.

Summer at Magnolia

There are so many activities around Waco these days, but don't forget about spending a midsummer day at Magnolia. They love locals and continue to create a family friendly space. Here are a few things...

Marriage in the Midst of Stress

I wrote half of this blog before Waco felt a swift kick in the stomach from snow. It's the Monday after our week of wicked weather and I feel like I have been kicked...

How We Homeschool: Making the Best Decision for Our Family

How we Homeschool. I enjoy striking up a conversation with other Moms around the city. We share introductions and start the typical "first time Moms meet" convo. The same questions are usually exchanged. Ages of...

Ways to Serve as a Family

We don’t have to teach our kids how to be selfish. From the time they are barely a year old we can see their tendency to snatch something they have in hand or throw...

10 Ways to Keep Intimacy Alive After Kids

We are about to have our 7th baby in 8.5 years. We have experienced how busy schedules, hormones, multiple moves, career changes and much more straight up suck the intimacy out of marriage. Thus,...

Trade Guilt for Grace

I feel like social media is constantly barraging us with messages and noise. “You are enough” - “You are not enough” - “You are thin” - “You are not thin” - “You are a...

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

Every few months I get the proverbial "Hey girl -- I'm about to potty train. I figure you're an expert by now so I was wondering if you have any tips?" At that point...

Mom’s Guide to Quiet Time | From a Mom of 6

Mom's Guide to Quiet Time | From a Mom of 6 With 6 kids 8 years and under, our house is rarely silent. We have babies that wake through the night, kiddos who wet the bed...

Life Is Hard, How Do We Get Tougher?

Life Is Hard, How Do We Get Tougher? On the average day, most people are fighting an uphill battle. If it isn't noticeable by their "Good," response when you ask "How are you?" -- just...

How to Handle Family Conflict During the Holidays

How to Handle Family Conflict During the Holidays It seems the ever mounting pressure around the month of December is very real. Be here, buy that, cook this, wear that. I entered the month with...