I’ve been thinking more lately about what I would love my home to look like 5 years from now. The older boys would be 15 by then, and I’ve been realizing that I have a pretty clear picture in my head of what kind of Mom I want to be…what kind of relationship I want to have with the boys and their friends….and what I want the house to be like.
Interestingly, that picture is SO totally unrelated to the person I was ten years ago it’s not even funny. It’s also still a bit distant from who I am today. I’m realizing that if I want to be that person, I have to continue to grow and change as well as intentionally plan to get there.
So what about you? What do you want your household and parenting to look like 5 years from now? How far off is that from where you are today? What changes will you need to make to get there?
I’ll give you my answers to those questions in the comments shortly. 🙂 See you there!
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