Author Archives: ChoosingJoyNow

Moving

We have moved our blog. We are still working out a few kinks, but it is up and running.  Everything has moved to the new place and will no longer be updating this site. We love having you drop in … Continue reading

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Something New

For years, we’ve tossed around the idea of publishing some of our writing. Well, thanks to the know-how of my amazing, techie guy, we did it. Straight from our home to yours, we invite you to take a daily journey … Continue reading

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Five Months of Silence

It has been awhile since I posted. For five, long months I’ve been nothing but silent on my blog. Life has been busy. 2016 has been a year of change for our family. We brought our youngest daughter (number six … Continue reading

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Trust

Learning to communicate is hard work. Coming into a family with no social cues…none…zip…nada, no understanding of proper emotional expressions (laughing when your hurt or others are sad, etc…), no understanding of responding to people only mimicking and reacting, no … Continue reading

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Something Amazing

Something amazing is happening in my house at this very moment. My two youngest are playing together. Not one trying to play and the other enduring, but full blown play with giggles included. Honestly, I knew this would come eventually, … Continue reading

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