January’s Goals ~ 3 in 30

I really need to get back into the habit of using the 3 in 30 challenge to focus on specific tasks and get things done around here. Habits, projects, you name it. I decided I was going to do this again and even though I haven’t gotten around to write a post about it before now, I’ve already been working on some habits for this month. What I’m saying is.. I intended to write this post at the first of the year and get right down to business working on my goals. And then I got sick. Actually I got

3 in 30 ~ September 2011

It’s been a while since I’ve written about 3 in 30. Not that I didn’t want to.. I’ve been meaning to every month since the last time I did (was that March? April?) This month marks a new beginning, the beginning of our new school year. With that new school year comes a few minor changes and a lot of resolve to stay on track and be diligent. Jumping back in with 3 in 30 not only gives me a way to focus on 3 habits to aid that resolve but it also seems kind of fitting. At beginning of

A Quick March Update

Okay – REALLY?! The March 3 in 30 has only just begun and the first check in was yesterday. WOW. I’ve made it pretty clear that it takes several weeks for me to develop good habits so obviously I haven’t been at this NEAR long enough to have any kind of progress to report yet. Still. It’s been four days. I should have at least something to show for it, right? Well. Here’s what I’ve got: 1.) We’ve been turning the tv off at 9 (or close to – a couple of times breakfast was late, my fault, and we

Marching Forward, More Goals

And once again it’s time to make some new 3 in 30 goals. A couple of days ago I told you how happy I was with our February goals and I’m really hoping to build on that success for March! This month, as I mentioned, the girls and I chose the goals we are all going to work on together. We’re picking more daily habit/routine type goals and I need their cooperation on these. I have high hopes. =) Without further ado, our goals for March: 1. Turn the t.v. off at 9 a.m. That may sound really lenient.. and

20 Minute Clean-Up

Every now and then I come up with something that’s REALLY good. Most of the time I come up with good ideas and they’re good for a little while and then our needs and abilities change and we need a new idea. (Sometimes I come up with ideas that seem good at first glance but really aren’t feasible but that’s beside the point..) But every now and then I think up a real golden nugget of an idea. This is one of those golden nugget ideas. I really think so. I give you our: 20 Minute Clean-Up The basic idea

Wrapping Up February – Nailing Down Our Day

Doesn’t it seem like just last week we were setting our goals for February? February already has the short end of the stick when it comes to days on the calendar, but really, this month has truly flown by! All the same.. February has been a very good month. MUCH better than January. ;0) You may recall my 3 habit goals for February: Get up at 7am Read & pray first Have breakfast on time. How did it go? Very well! Not perfect (is it ever?) but very, very well! Get up at 7am — I’d say that I got