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I hope you had a great weekend! This post is about Motherhood and My Community Goals. I have also included an update on my big dreams for the year.
In January, I finished Preparing for Adolescence by Dr. James Dobson. It is actually a book written for an adolescent to read which I figured out after starting it. But, it was still good to read so I know what our kids will be reading. Another book I started last month was Mother & Son The Respect Effect by Emerson Eggerichs. This book. Wow! It has been life changing for me. I am learning how to talk respect to my boys. It’s even helping me in my marriage. The plan is to finish this book by the end of the month. I would highly recommend this book!
I have loved having the intentional with my kids. This goal is one I have hit every week besides the first week in January. The biggest game changer was making a schedule for which day I have one on one time with each kid. This schedule hangs on the refrigerator. My kids love reminding me it’s their day to play a game.
This goal has been a challenge for me. I am averaging about 4-5 days a week where I actually pray their verse of the year. I guess that is better than nothing, right?
I am doing fairly well with this goal though I didn’t meet it last week. Prayer is powerful so I will keep pushing through. I love praying for others!
This goal has been a lot of fun for me! I love to encourage people and I love real mail so this is the best of both worlds. You will often find me sending more than one note a week. Last week I did forget to send one in the mail.
This has been another fun goal. At the beginning of the year, I gathered all my extended family’s birthdays in a book. I have enjoyed sending out cards. March birthdays need to get done. In fact, one of my cards may be belated. Oops!
Read 35 nonfiction books– So far, I have read 4 books.
Teach myself to play one worship song on the piano – I haven’t worked on this at all.
Write another book – I am praying about what God has for me in this.
Run two 10K races – I have been slowly increasing my miles and am up to running 3 miles. Yay!
How are you doing with your goals? I would love to hear an update from you too. Please comment below. Thanks!
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