Welcome to Joy in the Home

The new parents’ guide to pregnancy, homeschooling, child development & special needs.

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Who We Are

We're a passionate group of rockstar publishers driven by one goal- to give parents everywhere the tools to succeed.

We all know children don't come with their own instruction manuals. But we're working to change that. Our founder, who grew up on the Autism spectrum, recognizes more than most the importance of arming parents with proper knowledge and perspective. Joy in the Home is dedicated to parents who are focused on providing the very best life for their children, and to those actively working to shape and inspire the leaders of tomorrow.

Advice for First-Time Parents

From mastering baby basics to unlocking game-changing parenting hacks and navigating the maze of infant nutrition, we're here with the ultimate roadmap. Dive into this monumental chapter with confidence, armed with our expertly curated advice. Every moment, every milestone—we're with you, illuminating the way.

Why Every Mom Needs a Self-Care Routine & How to Start One

Hey there, Supermom! Yes, I'm talking to you—the one who's juggling a million things at once, from diaper changes to Zoom meetings, all...

How to Become a Tech-Intentional Parent (Really, Though)

Are you struggling to manage your child's screen time? Do you find yourself constantly arguing with your children about their use of technology?...

Is My Baby Hungry When I’m Hungry During Pregnancy?

As an expectant mother, you may find yourself questioning every sensation and craving, wondering how it affects your growing baby. One common question...

Activities for Kids

Looking for games that spark the brightest of toddler imaginations? Or crafts that turn tiny hands into proud creators? Discover our handpicked collection—a symphony of activities that blend joy and learning.

81 New Music Trivia Questions for Kids

Are you looking for a fun way to boost your child’s knowledge of music? Then throw in some music trivia! Our list of 81...

Learning Math with Dominoes

Instead of math workbooks, we let our kids play with dominos to learn real-world applications for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division Our children have...

Christmas Scavenger Hunt Game: Nativity Edition

Are you looking for a fun way to get into the Christmas spirit? How about a Christmas Nativity scavenger hunt game? This is...

Your Neurodivergent Child

Whether you're seeking guidance on navigating day-to-day challenges, looking for enriching activities tailored to their talents, or simply hoping to connect with a community that truly gets it, you're in the right place. Embrace the journey, cherish the milestones, and discover the endless potential of your extraordinary child.

Navigating High Functioning Autism Shutdown in Adults (By An Autistic Adult)

Today, we'll talk about one of those overwhelming moments of high-functioning autism as an adult: the shutdown. As an adult on the autism...

High Functioning Autism vs. Low Functioning (With Personal Examples)

One thing people might not know about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is that it doesn't manifest the same in everyone. There are varying...

Object Permanence & ADHD: The Unseen Connection

When you think of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), the first things that might come to mind are hyperactivity, impulsivity, and difficulty keeping...

Breastfeeding Tips

Struggling with latch? Wondering about feeding schedules? This section is your go-to section for all things breastfeeding. From those initial uncertain moments to mastering the perfect rhythm, it's all here. Discover expert advice, easy-to-follow guides, and more for the breastfeeding mom!

How Long Does Xanax Stay in Breast Milk?

Among the numerous issues that may arise post-childbirth, anxiety disorders, and postpartum depression are common. Medications like Xanax (Alprazolam) are often prescribed to...

How to Tell if Frozen Breast Milk is Bad

‍In this comprehensive guide, we'll dive into the essential insights on how to tell if frozen breast milk is bad. By learning the...

What’s the Difference Between Left and Right Breast Milk?

‍Breastfeeding is one of the most natural ways to nurture your baby. It provides essential nutrients and antibodies that help your baby's growth...

Postpartum Health

Resources on physical recovery, emotional well-being, and nurturing the bond with your newborn. Whether you're navigating common concerns or seeking holistic wellness tips, we're here with expert advice tailored for your postpartum journey.

Benefits of Postnatal Yoga for New Moms – A Comprehensive Guide

Amidst the sleepless nights and diaper changes, it's easy for new moms to forget about their own well-being. Enter postnatal yoga—a growing trend...

How Long Is The Cervix Open During Miscarriage?

Miscarriage, or early pregnancy loss, is a heartbreaking event that affects many women and their families. The complex biological and emotional process can...

Why Do Miscarriages Hurt?

In the journey of pregnancy, there are moments of joy and anticipation, but there can also be times of heartache and sorrow. Miscarriage,...

Is It Safe During Pregnancy?

Craving sushi? Thinking of that spa day? Navigate the maze of pregnancy do's and don'ts in this section. We're here to clear the confusion, offering trusted advice on everything from foods to activities. Stay informed, feel confident, and enjoy a stress-free journey to motherhood.

Can I Use Flonase Nasal Spray While Pregnant?

Pregnancy is a beautiful journey, full of joy and anticipation. But it can also bring a slew of discomforts and health issues, including...

Can I Eat Greek Yogurt While Pregnant?

A journey to motherhood is filled with diverse experiences, and one of them is a series of inquiries about what to eat and...

Can You Roller Skate While Pregnant?

Roller skating, with its blend of fun and fitness, might be on your list of activities. But is it safe to glide and...

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