It’s been a while since I looked at my goals for the year so I just wanted to glance through them and see what progress I’m making — or what needs more attention over the next few months.
My 24 goals for 2013, in no particular order are:
~ Read through the Bible in one year using this plan.
I’m a bit behind on this but I’m still confident I’ll have it read by the end of the year.
~ Complete at least three Bible studies.
I have completed two so far. I’m currently researching my third study.
~ Teach my daughter (3 years old) numbers 11 – 20.
She’s getting a lot better on these. We still omit number 14 most of the time though.
~ Teach my daughter weekly on the ABC’s.
Yeah, I haven’t done this weekly, but we have been plugging away at it. And this fall we’ll start a homeschooling curriculum!
~ Work on one new habit per month.
I’ve been pretty faithful about this for the year.
~ Take pictures of the children each week.
I’m so glad that I’ve kept up with this one. Little ones grow up so quickly.
~ Have monthly dates with the hubby, however simple they may be.
I’m pretty sure we’ve done this each month; most have been very simple. But with two young’uns I guess that’s to be expected.
~ Have monthly family dates.
We have had so much fun with these. I love doing things as a family!
Take at least two overnight family trips.
We’ve already taken two so far this year. I’d like to take one more when it gets a bit cooler.
~ Write at least two encouraging notes every month.
I haven’t been very faithful with this in the past couple of months. I aim to do better.
~ Write at least two blogs per week.
I’m constantly writing something, but they don’t always get published. (I’m my own worst critic.) I do try though!
~ Start (and complete!) at least six crafts or projects.
Yeah…. the completion part is what gets me. I’ve only completed one this year so far.
~ Invite someone to our house for lunch/supper at least once a month.
We’ve done this at least once a month. Helps me keep my house cleaner too!
~ Try a new recipe (or two) per month.
I believe I’ve tried at least one new recipe each month. I love finding new favorites!
Make homemade baby food.
By this point I think I’ve made gallons of the stuff! Little man is always hungry!
Save up for an elliptical machine.
Bought this! Now I just need to find time to use it more often!
~ Save up for a new washer and dryer.
Saving now for this. Of course, the money we had saved will go towards purchasing a new dishwasher first since ours bit the dust.
~ Read my ever growing stack of ebooks/books.
I think I’ve added more to the stack than I’ve read… but I’ll get there one day. Maybe.
~ Give to Goodwill/Salvation Army monthly.
I did not give last month. I just plain forgot!
~ Reorganize and declutter the garage.
This is slow going during the hot summer months.
~ Reorganize and declutter the shop.
It’s too hot for this too.
~ Lose 40 pounds.
So far I’ve lost six pounds. Probably won’t get my goal but I will continue to work at it.
~ Walk 500 miles during aerobic activity.
To be honest I haven’t even been keeping a good count. I doubt I’ve done half. I’ll keep working at it though.
~ Take at least two online classes/webinars on something I enjoy or want to learn more about.
Totally forgot about this goal! I need to start planning!