Every month I spotlight my month-to-month targets, partly to make myself accountable for the plans, duties and targets that I embody. But additionally within the hope that it conjures up you to make a bit of checklist of month-to-month targets that you just’d like to realize for the month forward. Serving to you realise that you just obtain greater than you presumably give your self credit score for.
How is it that we’re already midway by means of the 12 months? It doesn’t really feel too way back that we had been packing away the Christmas decorations and planning what the 12 months forward might presumably maintain for us. As I put together to show the calendar over for July, I’ve to confess to a small panic about what we haven’t achieved this 12 months and the way we’re going to cram all of it into the second a part of the 12 months. Naturally, this panic isn’t wanted and irrational however that’s how my high-functioning nervousness mind works.
How did I get on with my month-to-month targets from June?
This month now we have totally embraced the residing for the weekend philosophy. Planning to blow off the college and work week to be collectively, sit back and have enjoyable. For essentially the most half, I haven’t actually thought an excessive amount of about the monthly goals that I’d set myself for the month. Let’s check out how I bought on.
Household: Father’s Day
While I’d prefer to hope that What The Dad Said is aware of how a lot we love and admire him throughout the 12 months, it’s beautiful to have a big day to focus on it. This 12 months he was naturally handled to extra LEGO, humorous playing cards and treats from the Father’s Day reward store on the major faculty. Alongside this, we ventured into London to observe Back To The Future: The Musical. Though he’s not normally a fan of the theatre or musicals he loves the Again To The Future movies and beloved the present, as did the remainder of us.
Dwelling: Summer season Wardrobes
This has been a break up manner of coping with this process. Tigger’s wardrobe and the way he has been placing his garments away compelled my hand as I tried to collect garments for our trip to Crealy Theme Park & Resort earlier within the month. Discovering his wire baskets in his wardrobe stuffed tight that if you tried to open one, all of them pulled open. Leading to me having to undergo them to drag out all of his outgrown objects and so on.
Piglet alternatively has subsequent to nothing for summer season, cue a purchasing journey to Primark for some on a regular basis t-shirts and a few pairs of brief dungarees. Seeing her vibrant character shine by means of within the garments she selected. So totally different from her siblings.
Work: One Day At A Time
Returning to work full-time in some ways has been a blessing for me. Financially talking it’s been nice to know that now we have that cash hitting our checking account on the finish of the month. Work-wise it‘s beautiful to get my enamel into my position in addition to the reassurance that once I change off for the day I’m not nonetheless getting notifications and so on. like I do from my blogs. Readjusting to juggling life with every little thing hasn’t been simple nevertheless it has been fantastic to have that protected time on the weekends as a household as a substitute of them passing by with out us actually doing something.
My plans and month-to-month targets for July
The countdown to the summer season begins now! A busy month with the top of the college 12 months looming. Roo making ready to enter her closing 12 months of highschool, Tigger leaving major faculty and Piglet discovering her manner as the one sibling left in major faculty. Pondering forward to month-to-month targets and instantly I’m considering that they are going to all be round planning and making ready for the college holidays.
Household: Colleges Out For Summer season!
Within the blink of a watch, one other faculty 12 months is nearly over. Probably for the primary full faculty 12 months since earlier than the pandemic began?? Similar to December, July is all the time crammed with faculty occasions and actions so trying to suit these in will probably be a juggling act.
Dwelling: Backyard Video games
Though the backyard seems comparatively tidy if you first look at it, that’s just because now we have all of the backyard video games and Nerf weapons and so on hidden away in Keter Garden Storage Units. Nevertheless, should you open these to seek out something they’re a bit just like the backyard equal of an understairs cabinet. Hoping to get these sorted out with storage bins in order that the youngsters can pull bits out simply over the summer season.
Work/Weblog: Content material Planning
Over the college holidays, I all the time prefer to step again as a lot as I can from my blogs. Being current ‘within the second’ with the kids quite than worrying about deadlines and so on. I would like to try my schedule and plan prematurely for any content material that I wish to publish/share.