My resolutions for 2007 seem to fall into these general categories:
On this thread I wrote that my New Years' Resolutions are more like habits for the year. ... things to focus on. That way I won't be as likely to drop them at the first failure or setback.
----For my main household goal of Celebrating Abundance - I'm trying to think in terms of using what we already have, rather than getting new things. I'm not going to be a purist about this, but I am going to try to reframe my thoughts towards "using what's in my hands through faith".
-----I have a general ongoing goal concerning treating my body like a Temple of the Holy Spirit -- ie eating and sleeping and being active in a way respectful to myself as God's creation.
For this health goal, specifically, I am doing the Walk to Rivendell. What I am doing is putting a pedometer on my belt and wearing it all day, and adding up the miles in a log. Last time I did this it really made me conscious of my activity level and helped me to increase it in increments.... an extra trip upstairs! more walking with my preschoolers outside! It added up!
---My general learning goal is to re-read Charlotte Mason's Home Education and really apply it to our home life. I am really encouraged as I work through it how much her wisdom soaked into my mind and heart in earlier readings. Sure, there are many parts I didn't implement well, which is why I am reading it again, but the parts that did soak in made a significant difference in my mothering.
My specific learning goals are here.
I read a bit online about New Years' Resolutions. I like these Ten Tips for keeping them past the first month. Some of the ones that stuck in my mind were: