Joyce's Journey

  Not My Plan



Becoming a Parent of an Extraordinary Child

Posted on December 18, 2015 at 1:00 AM

                                         Are you a Parent of a Special Child?

   Preparing to become a parent is an exciting journey. For nine months you read, study, and follow the medical transition of each trimeste...

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Do you know Mary?

Posted on December 18, 2015 at 12:25 AM

Do You Know Mary?

   Over two thousand years ago, a young teenager named Mary received a visitor. An archangel announced, “Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you, blessed are you among women…you will conceive...
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Blooming in Love

Posted on November 29, 2015 at 10:25 PM

Blooming with Love

Insights from author Joyce Yexley


Looking into our newborn’s eyes, my heart bloomed with a deeper love. She was God’s beautiful creatio...

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Posted on November 9, 2015 at 3:50 PM


One of the hardest things to do as a parent is to trust someone else with your child. I am careful in selecting a baby sitter, the right school, a proper therapist and proper nutrition, but can I truly trust God. D...

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Are you a FIX-IT Parent? Does the shoe fit?

Posted on November 3, 2015 at 1:05 PM

As parents, we want to fix everything for our children. We get braces for their teeth, tutor them in math, buy a safe reliable car, make sure they have the coolest sports t-shirt and cheer for them in every activity.  Are we making them self-confide...
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Becoming a Parent of a child with Special Needs

Posted on October 26, 2015 at 10:25 PM

     At twenty-eight, my dream came true, I became pregnant. Then, my world changed. In the third trimester, I acquired toxemia and carpel tunnel syndrome. I was hopeful all these complications would disappear after my pregnancy. Instead, my baby arrived 6 weeks premature by emergency surgery. On day one, our daughter suffered a severe brain hemorrhage that resulted in tot...

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