Amanda Johnson was born in San Jose, CA in 1985. Strong family values and cultural appreciation were imparted to her by her African American father and Latin American mother. Amanda's love for writing began in high school. She explored her love for writing and discovered she was talented as she won first and second place awards in many poetry contests. Amanda left her parent's house at the age of 18, yearning for independence and a desire to support herself and make her own way in the world. She worked her way through college and earned a degree in Business. When she married, she became an instant mom to three children. When she gave birth to her son in 2009, she was inspired to write a book about the realities of motherhood. With her witty humor and desire to "keep it real" she released her first book Mommies' Priceless Moments in July of 2011.
This books tells the tales of parenthood that adults with or without children can relate to and laugh. Kids say and do bizarre things and this book can prove it! One key message:
Parents are not alone in many of the experiences that they have with their children. Children are truly a journey that takes you through many curves and challenges, with this book we can all chuckle along the way.