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My Monthly Goals…Why do I set them? Why do I share them here?

  • Setting goals helps me remain focused.
  • Sharing my goals helps to hold me accountable.
  • I hope that it may inspire you to set goals for yourself.

Are you new to goal setting? Here are a few posts that may help or inspire you:



October: I don’t have much control of my sleep at 36+ weeks pregnant and when the baby comes I definitely will NOT have control of my sleep! So my goal for October is to keep my daughters well-rested. I would like them in bed at or before 8:00 every night. I am contemplating moving this earlier. – The girls sleep was a success in October!

November: Haha! Sleep. Baby boy was born late October…

If you have trouble making sleep a priority, check out these helpful resources: 

Your Morning Manual: A Guide & Workbook for Resetting and Maximizing Your Mornings

November Home Goals

  • Enjoy newborn snuggles and get him sleeping stretches at night.
  • Spend one-on-one time with the older kiddos. There have already been a few struggles, so I want to make sure the older two are still getting quality attention from me.
  • Get my kindergartner to school on time. You may laugh at that goal, but 8 AM drop-offs won’t be easy on me with a newborn at home. If there is ever a morning that all 3 children are sleeping at 7 AM, I will be very sad to have to wake them all up and get up myself!
  • November Mini Goal: Be thankful and look for joyful moments. Record the moments in my Mom’s One Line a Day book each day.


October Blog Goals

  • Complete Christmas Planner (done!) and write blog posts for the planner.
  • Complete two sponsored posts. – Done.
  • Clean up subscriber list in Mailchimp. This is to keep e-mail list costs down. – Done, but I need to do another round of this within the next few months.
  • Update savings schedule printable. – Not yet complete.
  • Make tentative posting plan for October – December. – I worked ahead more than usual for me, but didn’t get through December.
  • Promote The Genius Blogger Toolkit. Sign up to be notified of the next bundle. – Somewhat done. Baby came mid-bundle, so it wasn’t as much a priority.

November Blog Goals

  • Create 2017 calendar printable freebie.
  • One sponsored post.
  • I set up a Blogging Tips & Resources e-mail list. I have a few e-mails planned, but want to set up more of a plan for these e-mails. Sign up for the Blogging Tips & Resources Newsletter here!

Blogging Tips and Resources

If you blog about goals, I would love to have you stop by the first Wednesday (at 7 AM EST/6 AM CST) of each month to linkup your goals post. We look forward to reading your posts and encourage you to look around at the other posts linked up here.

Please join us to share your goals and progress for the week, month, or year. We are all about building a positive community; please remember to read, comment on, and share the post of others. 

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9 comments on “Monthly Goals – November”

  1. I like your idea of mini goals. I am going to work on that this coming year. But this month vacation is coming up for 2 weeks!

  2. I love reading your goals. I just have lists of 100s of things that I never have time to accomplish! How exciting that you are about to have a baby, having these goals will keep you quite organized!

  3. Great job on last month’s goals and best of luck on this month’s! I saw you want to start prepping a bit for 2017 for the blog – thanks for the reminder that I should do the same!

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