My New Years Resolutions for 2014

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Resolutions 2014

Body
Mind
Spirit
January
Until birth: Include red raspberry leaf tea, homeopathic EZ birth & EPO.
After birth: continue to include 3 meals, snacks & plenty of water daily even when busy.
Finish (or at least continue) reading I Know This Much is True. Set up a “memories” email address for the new baby, like Oliver’s.
Allow myself to transition from work and not need to fill the void with more work. Accept rest.
February
Sleep when needed. Practice stretching.
Find time to continue organizing toddler recipes online.
Be clear about how others can help when things are overwhelming. Say it plainly.
March
Make a meal plan and accompanying grocery list and try to stick to it.
Begin plans to participate in “secret TV project”, or, gracefully let the opportunity pass.
Make a realistic daily, weekly & monthly house-cleaning list.
April
Go for walks with the stroller a few times a week.
Start the garden.
Check which open online courses are available. online.stanford.edu
Re-download the Bible app and begin reading suggested passages daily.
May
Drink a green smoothie for breakfast a few times a week. Share with Calvin & Ollie.
Get a book from the library on a friend’s recommendation.
Download or YouTube search short meditations to set intentions for the day.
June
Attend a yoga class. Or, rent a yoga DVD from the library.
Begin making homemade baby food.
Re-evaluate the family budget.
Arrange child care for both children and take a “me” day. Bubble bath, a good book, cooking at a slow pace…
July
Faithfully purchase local produce for healthy eating & to begin making homemade baby food.
Create a plan for returning to work, while breast feeding and pumping. Connect with staff.
Write a “gratitude list” of the top things I’m thankful for this month. Re-read it often.
August
Attend a family swim.
Begin scheduling the transition back to work. Make an effort to re-learn the tasks.
Donate unneeded clothes to charity. Re-organize the closet.
September
Go dairy-free for one week. How did it affect me? The rest of the family?
Complete online quizzes from CSNM magazine for Continuing Education points.
Arrange a family photo shoot. Display a large print proudly in the home.
October
Do some canning of last season produce.
Speak at a conference. Record a Youtube. Teach someone.
Watch a feel good movie.
November
Attempt the “no shampoo method” (again).
Find a way to excel at work that I haven’t done before.
Re-evaluate sleeping patterns.
December
Find no sugar alternatives to typical holiday traditions.
Create a new “New Years Resolution” chart for 2015.
Buy a dozen fresh lemons and put the juice in my water.

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