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Balancing Goals with Being a Mom

The trickiest part of pursuing personal goals as a mom is trying to juggle your responsibilities of raising kids and the ones you have assigned to yourself within your goal action plan.  It can be far too easy to get caught up in the pitfalls of wanting to complete your action plan tasks while you have your 2-year old standing next to your desk crying for an apple sauce pouch and your 3rd grader complaining that he doesn’t understand his math homework.   Chances are you are not going to be at your best in either area if you don’t implement an effective method for balancing your goals with being a mom. Below are some suggestions for preparing, managing, and separating your tasks to get the most out of the time you have to focus on them.

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Time-Blocking Your Mom Life: Complete Guide

Moms do it all, don’t they? It a single day they wear many hats, take on many roles, and complete more than their share of tasks. So when a momma decides to pursue additional goals, a good method of organization is required to keep track of her jammed packed schedule and lists of to-dos. Time-blocking is a skill that can be adapted into your daily habits to help gain control over the chaos that often reigns supreme in motherhood. With a few steps and a little practice, you’ll soon be planning out your days in true mother hustler style.

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Goals: How to Discover and Define Them

I have a tank top that reads “what’s life without goals”.  There is a soccer ball in place of the “o” in the word “goals” so it is meant for me to wear to my kids’ soccer games, which I do.  Often, since we have a lot of soccer games. However, I think its a true general sentiment, because really, what is life without making goals to achieve?  It would just be a bunch of people aimlessly wandering around with no direction, no purpose, and no higher calling to achieve success in something that excites you or makes you feel good. It is your heart that often leads you towards your passion, but how do you turn those dreams into something attainable? Keep reading for some simple steps to create your plan of action.

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Why Being a Mom With Goals is Good for Your Kids

So you have goals, and you’re a mom. And sometimes the balance of pursuing those goals and raising your kids can get messy. Sometimes you want to stop, to quit, to press pause on your pursuit of striving for more. Well, I’m here to tell you that despite the hustle and bustle, despite what seems like frantic chaos everyday, and despite the fact you might feel as if you are falling short with your kids because your attention is divided, don’t worry. Believe it or not, the goals you have set for yourself and the actions you are taking to achieve them are actually good for your kids, and here’s how.

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Book Club Overhaul: Revamped for Mom Life

A book club? Oh no, I don’t have time for a book club. That’s pretty much what every mom thinks when the subject of yet another activity that requires commitment comes up. Especially, when that commitment is something for her. But what if there was a way to enjoy a book with friends, whether it is personal growth or for sheer entertainment, that is easier and less time demanding for busy mommies? Well, we have it. Read more to find out how I, a mom of 5 kids and part time blogger, still squeeze in a book or two and connect with others in a small group book club.

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