Wednesday, April 6, 2016

With Grit & Grace - April

Welcome to With Grit & Grace  – a monthly goal link-up focused on supporting each other as we work towards our goals! Please join us on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 a.m. EST to share your goals and progress for the week, month, or year. We are all about building a positive community; please remember to read, comment, and share the posts of others – and let them know you found them at With Grit & Grace!

Callie of Through Clouded Glass | Christina of Waltzing in Beauty
Emily of Morning Motivated Mom | Keri of Living in this Season

Please consider joining us as we grow our goal-setting community!

March Goals Recap:  
- Build crib
- Install car seat
- Pack hospital bags
- Write and send baby shower thank you notes
- Birthday celebration for B
- Date night
- Say Serenity Prayer each day
The reminder on my phone helped out a good deal for this one.
I was right on track until our little one arrived and the days turned into one big blur.
- Read a book
I read more this past month than before, but I haven't quite gotten to the end.
- Have a baby!

Through this process I am learning how to narrow in on the priorities, as well as the importance of being specific in those priorities. The added benefit of specificity?
You have more things on your list, but you get to check things off more often which is much more encouraging than staring at the same incomplete goal all month long!
This month we are keeping things super simple goals wise.
In fact, I was tempted to say April would be a goal free month.
The mood boosting qualities of checking something off a list, however, prevailed and I just changed the type of goals.

April Goals: 

-  Welcome family and friends to meet Baby
- Read to Baby
- Pick out a birth announcement
- Baby's Baptism
- Say Serenity Prayer each day
- Soak up the smells, sounds, and feelings of our first weeks as a family
- Take a million pictures ;)

In keeping with my resolution to live 2016 in serenity, 
 my focus is to share my top priorities on my to do list
and to tackle this list with grit and a whole lot of grace.
Please join us

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  1. Congrats! Congrats!

    Great April goals...just soak up the baby snuggles. :)

  2. Hey this is my first time joining the link up! I remember those final weeks before the baby came...eventually it just boils down to, survive one more day of pregnancy, then, survive delivery. :) It's such a unique season of anticipation, I hope you enjoy it and have a smooth delivery!

  3. Congratulations on your new little one!


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