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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...

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...

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...

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!...

4 Ways to Help Kids Process a Crisis

Quarantine. Shelter in place. Social Distancing. School ending. These are things our children have never encountered and maybe you have found you and your young ones are struggling. How do...

Encouraging Our Typical Children

Trying to find the perfect words to say when our children are struggling with an issue can be a challenge. Rarely in the moment do we feel we said exactly...

Protection

Like many special needs parents, we parent both special needs children and typical children. We find ourselves working to meet such a wide range of needs for all of them....

Tears Can Talk

One evening a few years ago, I sat around a table with friends. One friend had always been an encourager to everyone around her. Countless times she had specifically spoken...

Have some fun!

Our special needs son, Nate, is a huge Elvis fan. How did he discover The King? I can't exactly remember. A few years ago he stumbled on his music and...

Full Joy

These things I have spoken to you so that My joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full.John 15:11 “Joy”, what a beautiful word! What...