Twas the night before Thanksgiving,
And all through the house,
There was cooking and cleaning
ME??? It was my spouse!
We were preparing for guests
on Thanksgiving Day,
We don't usually entertain,
Anxiety was on display...
Our Thanksgivings are normally peaceful
But there was sure to be noise...
With football, two gals,
And six charming boys...
Preventing meltdowns was on my mind,
Since we were changing our tradition,
How would our boys react
To an unpredictable position?
Would our guests find it odd,
If our youngest took off his clothes?
Would they have a sense of humor
Listening to endless Sprout shows?
Would the meltdowns tonight
be a sign of tomorrow
or would happiness and peace
replace frustration and sorrow?
As I looked around the room,
My youngest son flew in
Wearing an Angry Birds costume
He was happy again within...
My oldest was playing chess
Making moves like a winner
He was excited for next day's friends
and promised to eat something at dinner.
I said a little prayer
Asking for strength and grace
Acceptance, a sense of humor
A safe Thanksgiving place...
I had so much to appreciate,
A spectrum family to love,
Acceptance from true friends,
Blessings from above...
Even though I was nervous
Wasn't good at chit-chat,
I knew Thanksgiving would be memorable
Something special to look back at!
Happy Thanksgiving from the Krejcha family to yours!
This will be our first time EVER when our family has had guests in our home and entertained on Thanksgiving. Should be an adventure!
My Thanksgiving wish for you...
May you feel accepted and enriched.
May you receive through the act of giving.
May you inspire others with your actions.
May you let your light shine!
Let me know your Thanksgiving plans below!
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