On Friday, Lily got introduced to Molly(and her tongue) at David's party.
I'm a little behind with my goals as I'm still catching up from being away from home. Somehow I missed some magic window with Lily's sleep and now I'm having to go back and fix all of our bad habits. She's 6 months and shouldn't be eating 3 times during the night. So, establishing routines has been my focus since the 1st.
2007 goals revisited: 1. successfully carry and birth a baby---done and done
I realized that all other aspirings are trumped by this one monumental event... so why feel like a failure if I don't accomplish them.
1. make a foray into the world of digital scrapbooking ---I'm getting the hang of it. 2. begin making strides toward getting a book published ---tried an online literary agent, but I wasn't sure if it was a scam... so I created a storybook blog****I just posted the book that I created for luke and lily at Christmas. 3. put more effort/time into friendships... 3a. call people --the phone is my friend, the phone is my friend, the phone is my friend --- ummmm.... I THOUGHT about calling people a lot more. 4.make a conscious effort to do things that I KNOW will make Jeffrey happy... like loading the dishwasher, cleaning the toothpaste splatter on the mirror, etc.--- I definitely do the dishes now... but toothpaste splatter can still be found from time to time 5. be more active... normal people don't need to start winding down at 4:30... there are still at least 2 more usable hours in the day ---Lily doesn't allow me to be inactive 6. choose to have a positive attitude at work.... "hide it under a bushel... NO! I'm going to let it shine!" ---it's a lot easier to be happy at work when your job is this
My big 2008 goals are: 1. Be a better housecleaner. Stick to an organized schedule for daily chores. 2. Be more encouraging to others. 3. Restart having a daily quiet time with Jeff. 4. Put others before myself and not feel sorry for myself. 5. Allow myself to have a creative outlet... time for scrapbooking, writing stories, taking pictures, etc. ****speaking of... Jeff and I have taken a cue from Laura and Andy and decided to participate in project 365(taking a photo a day for a year)-- check out our progress on www.jeffandshauna.com