Happy New Year Everyone, well I know it's New Year's Eve but in just a few short hours we will embark on the beginning of a new era.
It is so exciting to see the end of one decade and the beginning of another, and while there are some things in my mind that I am sure will follow me through the next decade there are just a few things that I have decided that I will put down and never pick up again.
Here's a list of things that I would refer to as "life style changes", which I really feel is an appropriate name considering we are ending one period and moving into another.
1. I will not worry about being a perfect mom- I will be the best mom I can be and give 100% to my kiddos but if for some reason I fall short I will not wallow in guilt...noone is perfect.
2. I will not worry about having the perfect body- After two kids, every diet imaginable, and working out until I cannot move the next morning. I have finally come to the conclusion that I may not ever look like Heidi Klum six weeks after giving birth, and you know what that is ok. I will be committed to eating right, working out regularly, and taming my sweet tooth. I will love my body, love handles, baby pouch and all.
3. I will be as committed to my spouse as I am to my kids. Spouses can sometimes get lost in the mix, we get so wrapped up in being mommy that we forget we have a partner, in the years to come I will spend as much time if not more nuturing my relationship with my spouse, we will need it...in the decade to come we can look forward to .....TEENAGERS!!!
4. I will be committed to giving- I will give of my time and resources to help others. I will do all of this without a desire to receive anything in return.
And that's a wrap...now that it's out there I have all of you to keep me accountable. I look forward to what will come in 2010 and the next decade, it is with true excitement that I enter into this new year, with high hopes and expectations of great things to come!
Happy New Year and Make it a GREAT Mommy/Daddy Day!