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July 2014 Goal Update

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Ministry/Religion

  1. Continue tithing (on-going)
  2. Have friends over for dinner once a month (We have invites out with three others)
  3. Take meals to people who are sick or just had a baby (yes, one)
  4. Volunteer at the kids’ schools (school’s out for the summer!)  
  5. Read 4-6 books (reading my devotionals & You’re Made for a God-Sized Dream: Opening the Door to All God Has for YouHealing Oils of the Bible)

Marriage

  1. Read Moments With You: Daily Connections for Couples (We  have given up on this already)
  2. Work out together (nope, not at all!)  
  3. Read 4-6 books (finished The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages: The Little Things That Make a Big Difference,  Sex Begins in the Kitchen: Creating Intimacy to Make Your Marriage SizzleThe Antelope in the Living Room: The Real Story of Two People Sharing One Life)
  4. Plan a monthly date (even if it’s just at home) (We watched a movie at home!)

Parenting

  1. Start and implement a new bedtime routine (done this a few times this month)  
  2. Be more intentional about planning dates with the kids (1-2/month) (I took one child out for ice cream!)
  3. Read 4-6 books (finished Be the Mom: Overcome Attitude Traps and Enjoy Your Kids (Focus on the Family Books)Surprised by Motherhood: Everything I Never Expected about Being a Mom)

Personal

  1. Take an Epsolm bath 1-2 nights/week (no, only got 1-2 in this month)
  2. Work out (try to swim &/or yoga) 1-2 times/week (no)
  3. Go to bed by 10:30 PM 5x/week (nope)
  4. Two or more spa days (scheduled one)

Finances

I need to get back on track

  1. Pay off credit card 
  2. Go through Financial Peace University Home Study (I need to reschedule, we took June off)  Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money: The Handbook of Financial Peace University 
  3. Go through The Legacy Journey DVD Home Study Kit
  4. Prepare and implement a more realistic budget (prepared, now just trying to implement!)
  5. Start saving for a fully funded savings, car, retirement

Home

  1. Do 15 minute focus 5x/week (not so much)
  2. Read 4-6 books 

Blog

  1. Post 3-4x/week (yes)
  2. Read 4-6 books

 

  

  

  

 

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May Goal Update

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Thank you Money Saving Mom for the photo!

Ministry/Religion

  1. Continue tithing (on-going)
  2. Have friends over for dinner once a month (We had one family over & have invites out with three others)
  3. Take meals to people who are sick or just had a baby (yes, two meals to two families)
  4. Volunteer at the kids’ schools (not this month!)  
  5. Read 4-6 books (reading my devotionals)

Marriage

  1. Read Moments With You: Daily Connections for Couples (We  have given up on this already)
  2. Work out together (nope, not at all!)  
  3. Read 4-6 books (almost done with The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages: The Little Things That Make a Big Difference )
  4. Plan a monthly date (even if it’s just at home) (We watched a movie one night and then tried to celebrate our 10 year anniversary by going out to dinner and to a concert, but I wasn’t the best company, I didn’t feel good!)

Parenting

  1. Start and implement a new bedtime routine (not as often as I’d like)  
  2. Be more intentional about planning dates with the kids (1-2/month) (I don’t think we got around to this this month, unless you count my daughter and I staying after her dance rehearsal to watch the other dances)
  3. Read 4-6 books 

Personal

  1. Take an Epsolm bath 1-2 nights/week (yes)
  2. Work out (try to swim &/or yoga) 1-2 times/week (past few weeks-yes!)
  3. Go to bed by 10:30 PM 5x/week (nope)
  4. Two or more spa days (yes, it was aMayzing!)

Finances

I need to get back on track

  1. Pay off credit card 
  2. Go through Financial Peace University Home Study (did the third lesson, which reminds me that I need to read the chapter in Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money: The Handbook of Financial Peace University as part of the homework)
  3. Go through The Legacy Journey DVD Home Study Kit
  4. Prepare and implement a more realistic budget (prepared, now just trying to implement!)
  5. Start saving for a fully funded savings, car, retirement

Home

  1. Do 15 minute focus 5x/week (not so much)
  2. Read 4-6 books 

Blog

  1. Post 3-4x/week (pretty good this month!)
  2. Read 4-6 books

 

  

  

  

 

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April Goal Update 2014

goals

Thank you Money Saving Mom for the photo!

Ministry/Religion

  1. Continue tithing (on-going)
  2. Have friends over for dinner once a month (We had one family over & have invites out with four others)
  3. Take meals to people who are sick or just had a baby (not this month)
  4. Volunteer at the kids’ schools (not this month!)  
  5. Read 4-6 books (reading my devotionals)

Marriage

  1. Read Moments With You: Daily Connections for Couples (We  have given up on this already)
  2. Work out together (we only did this once this month!)  
  3. Read 4-6 books (finished Sex Begins In The Kitchen)
  4. Plan a monthly date (even if it’s just at home) (We went to a free concert and then out for a drink and appetizers afterwards)

Parenting

  1. Start and implement a new bedtime routine (not as often as I’d like)  
  2. Be more intentional about planning dates with the kids (1-2/month) (done, one day I actually just laid down in my daughters bed during quiet time and we had a great little chat!)
  3. Read 4-6 books (currently reading Be the Mom: Overcome Attitude Traps and Enjoy Your Kids (Focus on the Family) and just finished Surprised by Motherhood: Everything I Never Expected about Being a Mom)

Personal

  1. Take an Epsolm bath 1-2 nights/week (yes)
  2. Work out (try to swim &/or yoga) 1-2 times/week (past few weeks-yes!)
  3. Go to bed by 10:30 PM 5x/week (nope)
  4. Two or more spa days (have one scheduled for May!)

Finances

I need to get back on track

  1. Pay off credit card (done!)
  2. Go through Financial Peace University Home Study (did the second lesson, which reminds me that I need to read the chapter in Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money: The Handbook of Financial Peace University as part of the homework)
  3. Go through The Legacy Journey DVD Home Study Kit
  4. Prepare and implement a more realistic budget (prepared, now just trying to implement!)
  5. Start saving for a fully funded savings, car, retirement

Home

  1. Do 15 minute focus 5x/week (not so much)
  2. Read 4-6 books (read Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living)

Blog

  1. Post 3-4x/week (pretty good this month!)
  2. Read 4-6 books

 

  

  

 

 

How are your goals coming along?

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