A couple weeks ago, I came across this post. I loved it. I miss goals. I thrive on goals. Having a baby can really mess with your routine, which is all good because this time is short and there are certain times which call for an upset in routine. Sometimes though, the lack of routine can drag on and all the sudden you realize you’re not being very intentional about anything.
I feel effective in the summer. With the break from school I usually have more time to do some things I’ve been meaning to do. I have a lot of things I want to organize and get ready before we (hopefully) move. So I have a list of “areas to organize,” another list of “projects to do,” and a little list of things I want to work on with each of my kids this summer.
So each week I’m focusing on my daily essentials. Also, each week I’m setting a goal of a project to do, and area to organize, and something for each kid.
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And since I know there’s at least one or two of you that are as psycho as me about snooping on other people’s lists, I’ll share some of my summer goals….
-Vera’s memory boxes (I have a super fun idea and I can’t wait to get this done and share it!!)
-Catch up on our 2013 photobook
-Make rugby stripe pillows for living room
-Make pink linen pillows for Sophie’s bed
Get the 6 Secrets to a Simpler Mom Life
-kids’ toys and purge
-all homeschool books and papers
-all my craft stuff
-my closet and clothing
-Jack: practice math facts every week
-Noah: help establish a quiet time routine with daily bible reading
-Sophia: practice sight words and work on reading
-Jack and Sophia: learn to tie shoes (ya, they don’t know how to do that. #momfail)
-Sophia: learn to ride her bike without training wheels
-All kids: read 2-3 classics together over the summer
So there ya go…my summer goals. Do you have a list? What’s on it?