When it comes to setting goals – be the tortoise

Photo by Megan Horsburgh “Aim for nothing, and you’ll hit it every time.” -source unknown Have you been thinking about your goals for 2009?  I have. Em made a good comment the other day – in January, the odds are really stacked against you.  You’ve just come down from the holiday high, the weather is (read more…)

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Weekend links :: A year in review

Photo by Jan 2008 was a good year for Simple Mom.  It being the only year and all. Instead of spreading the usual link love, sharing my favorite posts from the week, I thought I’d do a few honorable mentions today. Top 10 Referring Blogs These 10 blogs were the ones which sent the most (read more…)

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20 questions for planning New Year’s goals

Photo by Khalid Almasoud There’s been a growing trend of disdain towards New Year’s resolutions.  I can understand why, to some degree, but I, for one, really like them.  The trick is knowing how to pick the right resolutions, and then develop a healthy, realistic game plan for making them happen. Some of you make (read more…)

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A new year, a new book: Your Money Or Your Life

Photo by Ryan Holloway Happy New Year! I hope you had a lovely evening last night.  I’ve got a set of questions to help you set some realistic, life-affirming, and encouraging goals for 2009 – but they’re coming tomorrow. Today, I’m over at the brand new Simple Mom forums, for the first day of the (read more…)

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20 questions for a New Year’s Eve reflection

Photo by Philipp Klinger A new year is a great time to reset your internal clocks, re-calibrate your settings, and re-chart your course. There’s something encouraging and natural about using a fresh calendar page to make new goals in your life, which is why new year’s resolutions are so popular. But made in haste, resolutions (read more…)

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