Just for today, I will be a “do-er”.
I will put away my computer, phone, email, Facebook and be present with my children.
I will stop researching parenting styles, homeschooling curriculum or other outside advice, and look inside myself to see what is right for my own family. I will talk about this with my spouse and together we will work toward our own family culture.
I will work in my home and show my children how to do practical things.
I will involve my whole family in working in our home in a caring way.
I will have fun with my family and do things that will create memories.
I will initiate and take the time to sustain doing real physical exercise and inner work.
I will include myself and my needs as part of the family and show my family that I am a person as well by doing something for myself, even if that just means taking the time to do my hair and put on clothes that fit.
I will take the time to go to a place of worship if that has been calling me; instead of listing all the reasons why I cannot do that.
I will go to bed at a reasonable hour.
If I am feeling sad or blue, I will do something nice for myself and also something nice for someone else.
I will plan my day tomorrow and actually do things, even if it is not perfect.
I will dream big and I will do.