Grab Your Peace As It Comes

Peace and serenity are not always within my reach given some of the crazy stuff going on in my life lately… Having 2 out of 3 children and an elderly father all with special needs requiring particular attention just now can cause that sometimes! But, today we had a snow day.

There was no going out to play or to do anything else in the untamed weather. So it was a calm and quiet day indoors. I could have loaded up my day and the kids’ day with planned activities and structure but I didn’t. I took my lead from the weather and had an untamed day.


We played a little, worked a little, watched some movies and then played some more. We ate when we got hungry (not on a schedule) and did whatever we wanted all day long.


Sometimes we did stuff together, sometimes individually.


I grabbed my peace as it came and had a wonderful and relaxing day. It was a gift I accepted from nature!

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About Maggie

I'm a stay-at-home mother of 3 children including a 15-year-old daughter, the Old Soul, and 11-year-old identical twin boys who've been blessed with an extra 21st chromosome (aka: Down Syndrome). I happily spend my time doing all that I can do -- breaking the proverbial box wide open -- to foster my children's development and then sharing what I learn with you through this blog.
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6 Responses to Grab Your Peace As It Comes

  1. stephanie says:

    That's a sentiment to live by.

  2. Alison says:

    Sounds like a perfect day.

  3. Beverly says:

    looks just so beautiful.

  4. Sharlene T. says:

    That's what God intended. Glad you took advantage.

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