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Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson
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Amy was born and raised in northern Wisconsin. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire she married her college sweetheart (Derek) and in 2012 they welcomed their beautiful daughter Emma into the world! In 2013, Derek, Amy, Emma (and their little papillon, Chelby) moved from Hudson, WI to Madison and they love it here! Amy is a work-from-home Mom running her own graphic and web design company (AJMJ Design). She loves having a perfect blend of her career and staying home with her sweet and funny preschooler! Amy is an animal lover who enjoys spending time with her family, reading, writing, hanging out with friends, visiting family up north, pinning on Pinterest, shopping and taking her toddler to many of the fun activities Madison has to offer!

Light Will Find A Way

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Christmas carols blaring, vehicle overflowing with gifts - my husband, 2 year old daughter and I had just set out to head 4 hours north for a solid week of Christmas-ing with our families....

Drinks, Dinner & A Movie All Under One Roof | Date Night at Marcus...

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As parents, sometimes convenience is a necessity…same goes for date night! Since we don’t have family in the area or a slew of babysitters to choose from, our nights out need to be well...

Just The One

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"Just the one." And there it is… the “look” that always paints a fellow moms face as I respond to her asking how many children I have. An awkward silence trails my response as...

CLAYMATES…Something Amazing

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“Can we read it again?” Ever since our 4 1/2 year old daughter was a baby, she has enjoyed re-reading certain books over and over AND OVER again. As the words become so familiar...

A Letter To My FUR-st Baby

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Happily exhausted, I rocked my newborn in her nursery for the very first time. We had just gotten home from the hospital and through the whirlwind of a C-section, learning to nurse and lack...

Why My Daughter Does Taekwondo

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"Time to get ready for Taekwondo!" My daughters eyes light up as she peels off her high heels, crown and whatever princess dress she has chosen to wear that particular day and quickly puts...

Happiness Doesn’t Have Just One Address

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Hand in hand, my husband, daughter and I walked into our home for the last time. Our furniture was gone, the pictures that filled our walls packed away. After weeks of putting our things...

Choosing Life: My Sister, The Previvor

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“Is this the right choice?” A knot formed in my stomach as I read the 5:00AM text from my sister who was on her way to the hospital to have her ovaries, fallopian tubes...

She Will Be Worth It

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We all have one. A moment from our past we wish we could return to. Not to necessarily re-live it, but to give our younger selves a message…. a word of encouragement, advice or...

Confessions of a Germaphobe

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It was just like any other weekly Target run… I buckled my baby into the shopping cart and stepped a few feet away to grab a handful of disinfectant wipes to vigorously wipe down...

Are We There Yet?: Tips to Road Tripping With a toddler

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 Parked on the shoulder of the freeway under a sign reading “Madison 171 miles”, my husband and I took turns wiping up the puke running down the front of our toddler’s shirt (while occasionally...

Goodbye Too Soon

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Through blurred tears, I read and promptly deleted the “Your baby is now the size of a lentil!” notification that popped up on my phone as my husband and I silently drove home from...