Goals: Teaching Kids How to Set and Reach Them

Goals: Teaching Kids How to Set and Reach Them

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I see a lot of posts regarding the new year, resolutions, setting new goals, and so on and so forth. Yet, rarely do I notice anything directed towards children in the new year. Perhaps that topic simply gets overlooked.

Or maybe we forget that children can partake in this tradition, as well.

Teach Kids How to Set and Reach Goals

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” ~ Melody Beattie

For me, a new year does NOT mean a reset or a restart. It simply means a redirection or new chapter to continue on to your final destination. With the ebb and flow that each year brings, we take the lessons learned and grow. So, new goals can be set in place to stack together into an overall achievement to strive toward.

While you set yours, sit down with your children and help them set their own goals. What would they like to accomplish in the coming year? What steps do they think they need to take in order to reach that big victory? Take a few moments to guide them into learning the work and dedication it takes to get to that point. And, the pride they will feel when completing each notch on the way. (more…)

Goals: Journey To Success Tips

Goals: Journey To Success Tips

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What are your goals on your journey to success? Do goals come to mind when I ask you this question? My intent was to begin with a quote, but I had to lead into the quote with the disclaimer that I was having a difficult time deciding which quote I wanted to use. A vast amount of good quotes on goals are floating around out there. Then, I came across this and it struck me as perfect. Those little a-ha moments are my favorite. (more…)