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Count Your Blessings

In a few weeks, we will say goodbye to 2023. Recently, I’ve been mindful that it has been a great year! As a special needs mom/family, if we’re not careful,...
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Saying Thank You

Saying Thank You Fifteen seconds, that’s about all the time we spent with Tim Tebow. However, that was long enough to say thank you. I’m sure he has heard it...
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Coming Soon! Life In The Estrogen-Free Zone

Life In The Estrogen-Free Zone Coming Soon! As a mom to two sons, one a Navy officer and the other an Elvis tribute artist, I know something about every son...
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Tend the Roses

As special needs parents, we care for people daily and have added responsibilities. We generally don’t want to add more chores around the house. But hear me out. I would...
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Having Fun Trying

We took our 24-year-old daughter to see Frozen, the musical. Honestly, we were hesitant to spend the money on the tickets. We just never know what she will enjoy. If...
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Power of Small

It's January when new goals, resolutions, and good intentions are swirling around in our minds. One of my goals is to serve other people outside of my family. I don't...
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One Day at a Time

Oh, 2022, where have you gone? It’s December, and I can feel the year fading fast. I wanted to take a few minutes to reflect and update. I have been...
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Devotions of the Distracted Heart

Peg Arnold is a dear friend who heads up the vibrant ministry, Wonder of Women. Peg graciously invited me to contribute a blog for her devotional series, Distractions of the...
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Afraid? Go Anyway!

As a special needs family, we are blessed to have friends and extended family who come alongside us and have the courage to be ALL IN when it comes to...
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Picture Perfect

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and I’m basking in the glow of having had our family together around the table. Like many, we missed getting to celebrate with our extended...
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Keep It Simple

Keep it simple! Are you new to homeschooling due to all the changes going on in our world? If so, I’m here to repeat my mantra, “Keep it simple!” Many...
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Words of Gratitude and Celebration!

Wow, Full Joy Ministries has already been up and running a few months now! Thank you to all those who have visited the new site. Let’s celebrate and recap together!...
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