Jan 29, 2014

New Years on the Beach

















The year started with fireworks and a movie on the beach. The perfect ending to a brand new beginning. 

It's my time once a year to take time to invest in myself  and also be forgiving of myself.

It's been a really long time since I have made any sort of resolutions. This year I feel like I need to do it. And if I make it public I might be able to track them better or remember them throughout the year. Plus I realize that if I want a well rounded family I need to be a well rounded mom, who is still growing and pushing myself.

Read one religious book a year
 Take singing lessons
Complete one journal a year
Look for moments each day - highlights
Spend one on one time with each child
Cook meals from scratch: really try hard to cut out processed foods in the home
Put down my iPhone after 8 each night
START

Most importantly this year let's all breath a little slower, give ourselves a break, remember that sometimes doing nothing is doing something,  and go ahead and have those french fries every once in a while.


p.s mermaids really do exist on the island of Kauai


3 comments:

Sandie Neaman said...

what a great time we had ringing in the New Year. Good resolutions M'Kenzie!

RaShae said...

Looks so fun! I love your resolutions, thanks for sharing it was a good reminder. hmm and I need a mermaid tail!

Rafa said...

Hi!! My name is Camilla Andrade, I'm from Brazil, 19 years old! I woke up today to an article about you guys looking for a babysitter for your lovely children through this huge trip you're about to go. I know this is obvious and everybody must be saying that but I TRULY love kids and I am MADLY in love with the idea of being a mother someday. See, I know I'm young but I've always loved to watch their growth and development among the environment they're in, I know they need to be surrounded by love and respect and I'd love to be able to give this to Beckett, Porter and be a part of their progress. I've studied in an american school all my life here in Brazil so the language won't be a problem, and I could even teach them how to read and write (I can also teach them portuguese 😆). My dream is to go to medical school, I'll save my paycheck to pay for it when we come back. I joined a couple of workshops about first aid and techniques of rescuing adults and kids, so I would know what to do if they were choking or if they needed any help. I know you must be receiving loads of applications, but I'd really appreciate if we could speak through Skype or maybe Facetime, you could even talk to my family if you want to. I'll send all my info below, hope you can find the nanny you're looking for, and possibly that could be me! Regards from Brazil.
Facebook: Camilla Cutrona
Phone: +55 11 963128929
e-Mail: caa_cfa@hotmail.com
Skype: camilla.cutrona