We’re continuing the interviews with our children at the Ranch, and today we want to introduce you to Danny, our sweet-loving kiddo who brings joy to everyone he meets. What is your favorite food? “Chicken nuggets! But I don’t eat the chicken nuggets at school because they’re gross!” What is your least favorite food? “Homemade…

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What is your favorite food?  Alfredo! (Fettuccine)   What is your least favorite food?  Mushrooms! How do you know if a mushroom is poisonous or not?  What is your favorite game?  Apples to Apples  What is your favorite animal? What is your favorite animal on the Ranch?  The cat family (lions, tigers, etc.) Panthers are my favorite. On…

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We’re continuing our interviews with our kiddos at the Ranch, and today we want to introduce you to Edith, our fun-loving teen who lights up a room when she smiles. What is your favorite food? “Steak! I love both steak and ribs, but if I have to pick steak is my favorite. Ribs are a…

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Joy Ranch has a few vehicles for sale! If interested, please contact Terry, at 276-236-5578 ext. 312. 2001 Chevrolet Van 3500 LS 5.7 liter,  seating for 12 plus, approx.153,000 miles runs well $ 2300.00 1997 Ford F150 4×4 short bed pickup, approx. 119,000 miles runs well, some rust and interior seating needs work  $ 3200.00…

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We have some awesome kiddos at Joy Ranch. It is our privilege to walk alongside and help them heal, grow, and mature into the amazing people God created them to be. You know them through the photos we share, but we’d like to introduce them to you individually over the next several months through an…

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It’s officially here, and so is our summer newsletter. Take a look and share! Click here to view/download the pdf file.

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We survived! School is officially over. I think it’s safe to say the last three months of school was a learning experience for everyone. We’ve all been stretched and grown, both as a group and individually. But now that school is over, what do we do? Our beach trip? Cancelled. Summer camps? Cancelled. Trampoline park?…

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We have been keeping ourselves, and our kiddo’s busy! Now that school is officially out things are both a little more relaxed, and a little more hectic than usual. Here is a look at some of the things we have been up to over the past couple months: Picking and eating wild onions: We “grew”…

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Joy. This is a word we’re all too familiar with at Joy Ranch. Although we’ve understood the power of joy, it has come to have a much deeper meaning during this time of isolation and restrictions. Happiness is different from joy. It is based upon circumstances, but joy comes only from God and gives us…

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Homeschooling, ready or not, here we come, here we are, here we go, etc. The following is an idea to help motivate those who don’t love to read and reward any who do. One thing we try to teach our kids is that what you focus on, grows. An area our kids needed to “grow”…

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