2014 Goals, January Update

My Goals for 2014

One month has passed by so it’s time for me to update my goals for this year. While I don’t have any to cross off, some of them will be ongoing for the full year, I did make some progress this past month.

I really concentrated on my personal goals this past month. I did well with my exercising this past month. I’m participating in the 12 Months to a Healthier You Challenge and January’s focus was on exercising. So that really helped me to stay focused on my exercising goal.

I also finished a book in January, keeping me on track for reading 12 books this year. I struggle at times to find the time to read but I’m really trying to get some reading in each week.

January all in all was a fairly good month as far as making some progress on my goals. I’m hoping to make good progress again this month.

How did you do on your goals for January? Did you make some good progress?

2014 Goals

Personal Goals

Bible and Prayer time each day
Sleep 7-8 hours a day
Read 12 books
Exercise regularly (4-5 times each week)
Lose 20 pounds

Family and Marriage Goals

Homeschooling my son, finish 2nd grade start 3rd grade
Homeschooling my daughter, finish 11th grade start 12th grade
Read aloud Bible time with the kids each day
Spend individual time with each child once a week
Spend quality time with my husband each week, helping him and encouraging him

Financial Goals

Increase the amount we are giving
Save for home improvement projects (painting, new countertops)
Contribute monthly to our retirement savings

Home Management Goals

Make a plan for our home improvement projects
Plan and plant a garden again this year
Set up a chore schedule for the kids

Business Goals

Transfer to a new theme framework
Write an ebook
Guest Post 6-12 times this year
Learn a new skill each week to improve my blog and business skills
Continue online photography classes and blogging classes

I would love to have you share some of your goals for this year in the comments below. 

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6 thoughts on “2014 Goals, January Update”

  1. Stephanie @ CrayonMarks&TigerStripes

    Great goals!!! My word for the year is “intentional.” I want to be intentional about all I do- my housework, feeding my family, my health, my marriage, my child, and my faith. 🙂

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