Day 2/365 & The New Year

I really haven’t set many goals for the year of 2013. Mainly, because come February, I’m like, huh, what resolutions. Ha!

I did set a couple though.

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Day 2/365

To complete the read your bible in a year plan. Emily and Audrey put me to shame! They both read through the entire bible last year and have set a goal to do it again this year.

Read more non-fiction. I have no troubl
e what-so-ever picking up a book and getting lost in a good story. I have spent many a night saying, one more chapter, until …… there are no more chapters. But give me a non-fiction book, and well, I just get lost or fall asleep.

A side note: If you have teenagers you NEED to read The Five Love Languages of Teens. It has really opened my eyes to a lot of things.

Take pictures!And print pictures! Even if it is just a Willow Tree or a stack of books. I’m starting, for like the 5th time, the 365 challenge. I am determined to do it this year. The past couple of years I have become really lazy when it comes to capturing our day to day lives.  I pulled out my Project Life kit last week and basically I completed January.
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Spend more time with these crazy kids! I cannot believe how fast the time has gone by. Audrey turned 12 in August and Emily will be 14 in a couple weeks. We basically have 5 years left preparing these girls for the “real world” and I’ll be honest, it scares me to death.And Sarah, no matter how much I beg her to stay little, wants to grown up.

To make time for David and me. To have more date nights. And just talk. I look so forward to our anniversary trips, that time alone, being us, not mommy and daddy, is just so nice. And relaxing.
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And finally, have fun. Be silly. Relax. Stop fretting over the stuff that doesn’t matter and enjoy life.