Making Goals as SAHM : May

I made a post last month about making goals as a stay-at-home-mom for April. How this was an important component to keeping sane, and having goals that are achievable and to promotion of self-care in motherhood. 

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I have an update on my April goals, and what I would like to do in May. It seems like April came and dipped. I swear the days are going so much faster now that I’m an adult and have children, compare to when I was a child and had no care in the world about #goals.

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My Birthday  – May 2016

MAY 2017

  • Work out 4x/week —> Work out 2x/week
    I realize how much harder it is to find the motivation to work-out when you’re dealing with Postpartum Depression.
  • Write in my journal daily with affirmations, negatives to positives, memories, moments —> push yourself to write, even when it’s not much or specific.
  • Continue to say one good thing about each family member
    ..to remind them why you love them, why they are awesome, why they are important..
  • Give myself an hour each day – to write in peace —> Give myself 30 mins each day
    I don’t always want to write. I don’t always feel like doing anything. But at least, this 30 minutes is open to anything.
  • Eat healthier meals and try not to skip meals
    This has been very hard. Since there are days when I can’t find it in me to cook. A symptom of Postpartum Depression is, Lost Appetite.
  • SMOKE LESS
  • Take a break daily
  • Complete any wedding stuff on weekends
    I have done nothing else about my upcoming wedding. Next on the list is to retrieve our marriage license. 
  • Start going on walks – a.m.  (with kids) and p.m. (by yourself)
  • Spend time with each childseparately (again)
  • Encourage yourself to be more active by engaging in outdoor activities with the kids
  • CELEBRATE YOU each day this month
    This month is my birthday month, I hope to do something I love each day –even if it’s something small.

I will complete as many of these goals throughout the month of May, and whatever I don’t complete I will continue to add to the next month’s goal.

Thank you for following my journey on achieving goals. I hope you take from this, and encourage yourself to continue to work on yourself and love yourself!

Please share with me any goals you’ve achieved that are easy and to the point. Maybe I can try it as well!

MM, out!

  One thought on “Making Goals as SAHM : May

  1. May 11, 2017 at 11:25 am

    Really helpful post for a sahm like me! Wish I’d known a few things earlier even when I was working. Like morning / evening walks. Love the post, following your blog!

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    • May 13, 2017 at 1:06 pm

      Thank you for following! The walks is definitely a good routine to get into. It helps with releasing some of that stuff cooped up in your head. It helps you stay active, it helps with calming yourself and just going for a walk to reboot. Thanks for stopping by, I hope to see you again. 🙂

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  2. May 6, 2017 at 9:54 pm

    nice blog just subscribed !

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  3. AwesomeAliceCom
    May 6, 2017 at 2:05 pm

    These are such great goals and something that every mom should strive for. But I’m so sorry to hear that you’re going through such a hard time.

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  4. May 5, 2017 at 11:45 pm

    As a sahm i love this! Awesome goals and tips

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  5. Kayla Nigro
    May 5, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    It sounds like you have a lot on your plate, mama! Good for you though. It’s great that you’re writing down your goals. At least for myself, when I have them in front of me, I feel a lot more accountable for what I need to do. You’re awesome! Keep being your motivated self ❤️

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  6. May 5, 2017 at 10:52 am

    These are great goals! They sound a lot like mine as well 🙂 Good luck with the wedding planning!

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  7. May 4, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    This is great, it’s definitely easy to lose motivation when you are at home all day – the time flies by so quickly and then the day is over and it feels like nothing has been accomplished! My goal is always just to do at least one activity outside the house with my son each day. Getting outside always does wonders for my mental health and sanity!!

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  8. May 4, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    This is so relatable to my cousin! Shes going to love these tips thank you! her two daughters are so adorable and when shes happy theyre happy.

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  9. May 4, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    The older I get, I tend to pick the top 3 goals that are super important to and or for me to accomplish and go from there. I used to be able to multi-task like a pro, but now I prefer to focus on those really self-defined important goals rather than create a list that I’m unlikely to finish. That said, if you have the energy to power through them and you enjoy them (key!), go for it! 🙂 🙂

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  10. May 4, 2017 at 5:44 pm

    Keep going girl! I’ve been severely “failing” in regards to my new years resolutions, but it’s a JOURNEY – not a destination! I’ve also found that I really need to limit myself to one or two goals at a time. When you give yourself too many, you’ll feel overwhelmed and/or just plain forget about them. ❤

    http://www.wonderlandsam.com

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  11. May 4, 2017 at 5:18 pm

    I’m a work from home mom so I totally get these goals. If we don’t set them for ourselves, we’d never fit it all in.

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  12. May 4, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    I am a stay at home mom right now and I absolutely loved this! I have goals and things planned, but this was a great read with good ideas

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  13. Tee
    May 4, 2017 at 12:23 am

    Yes! Now someone is talking… Love these tips.

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  14. prernagargagarwal
    May 3, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    These are some really nice goals. It’s so important to be accountable to yourself!

    http://www.prernashighonchai.com

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  15. May 3, 2017 at 3:56 pm

    These are all great goals to help motivate you! I am trying to work out every day for the next month – the “30 for 30” exercise challenge. Wish me luck lol I am trying to get healthy before my wedding!

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  16. May 3, 2017 at 3:32 pm

    I find it so hard to work out I make notes on my bullet journal all the time but never seem to find the motivation to do it

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