First of all, I hope you all had a lovely Christmas!
We had such a busy week leading up to it (which I spoke about in my last post) so we had a really chilled out one and it was perfect.
We had the morning at home before going to church and then spent the day eating, drinking and playing with new toys at my parent’s house. Bliss!
Now, I’m not really one the whole ‘new year, new me!’ thing but the end of a year does naturally make you want to reflect and think of things you can change.
I really don’t like big, vague resolutions that get thrown about like ‘be happier’ or ‘lose weight’ or ‘clean more’ for example, they nearly always make you feel a bit of a failure as they are just so ambiguous. Yes, I would like to be happier and lose weight and have a spotless house but day to day these things are too vague and unattainable.
So, here are my ‘resolutions’ that are much more realistic and that will make me feel good.
- I’m going to buy more lounge wear. (Does that sound as ridiculous as I think it does? It’s number 1 too as it’s the most important!) I never feel like it’s worth spending the money as nobody really sees them and I’m just relaxing at home but I’m making myself more of a priority. Is there any better feeling than soft, new comfies? Absolutely not.
- I’m going to (mostly) get to bed by 10pm. I spend so many evenings lounging on the sofa watching complete rubbish and then I regret it the next morning when I’ve been up all night with the baby.
- I want to try to update my blog more often. I love doing it but it’s hard to give it the time it deserves. I enjoy reading my old posts though and I like documenting my life, especially with the children being so young so I want to find more time for it.
- We want to move house at some point in the future so need to up our money saving game. Obviously this is AFTER I’ve purchased new lounge wear… priorities.
- I really MUST drink more water. I’m still breastfeeding too so I’m not drinking anywhere near what my body needs then I seem surprised when I get headaches.
I could write the longest list about how I’m going to meal plan every week and stop my daily tea and biscuit binge but I just know that I won’t do it and I’ll feel rubbish when I don’t.
Maybe it’s because I’m getting older, but I’m realising that you can’t change everything about yourself, and nor should you want to. Resolutions should be about making slight improvements to your day, not trying to turn into a different person.
So, from me and mine to you and yours, Happy New Year!
What, if any, resolutions are you thinking about for 2018? I’d love to hear them! Do you have any requests for future blog posts? Again, just let me know and I’ll do my best.
Thanks for reading!
Knight Mummy x