Wednesday, December 31, 2008

My Goals

Goals for 2009

Personal Goals:
Lose 25 pounds
Stop drinking soda (I know .. Dr. Pepper is a soda)
Spend more time reading to my children.
More mother daughter days with Lindsey...she is getting older and busier.
Read the the Bible this year using Motivated Mom's schedule.
Go to bed by 10 PM no later and get up by 6:30 AM daily.

Homeschooling Goals:
More read aloud time.
Involve Jack more in the lessons when possible.
Branch out with Allison to include more art, cooking, sewing, in addition to the core subjects.
More arts & crafts with the kiddos.
Bi-weekly planned trips to the library.
Looking at changing our calendar to year around possibly.

Financial Goals:
Live on a budget.
Live on a budget. (needed to say that one again)
Cook at home. Only one meal per month out.
Pay down debt.
Work with Allison & Jack on giving, spending, & saving money they earn.
Teach Lindsey to balance her checkbook.

Homemaking Goals:
Set a chore chart with kids and follow.
Teach Allison how to clean her bathroom.
Start letting Allison plan meals and help cook more.
Try at least one new recipe a month.
Back to menu planning for the month.
Back to once a month grocery shopping!!
Declutter home.
Declutter attic....this is separate from the home and needs a weekend or 3.
Work on sewing skills with sewing machine.
Learn and teach Allison to embroider.


The Happy Housewife said...

Great list of goals. I love motivated moms, I am not following their bible plan this year, but I really think they have a great plan!

Heather & Chaos said...

I'm going to try and follow motivated moms bible schedule too! although I am 3 days behind right now. Hoping to catch up here within the next couple of days. Great goals! I'll come back and check on your progress!