Thought it would be fun to share some of the responses my kids gave in their “2013 Highs & Lows” and “Goals for 2014”About Me Name: Gideon Age: 3 Favorite Food: Waffles Favorite Activity: Burping and Coughing (yup…that is what he said. Such a boy…) Best Friend: Ches 2013 Highs & Lows What I learned this year: How to fix stuff Since he is in a total “potty mouth” stage, he proceeded to give “poop” and “pee-pee” as the answers for the next series of questions…yup he is ALL boy! Goals for 2014 Adventure I want to have: go in the forest with mommy What I want to learn about: Space How I want to improve: Better fishing at grandma and grandpa’s house Something new I will try: Going to outer space (the boy has big goals!) How will I be generous in 2014? Help daddy About Me Name: Elizabeth Age: Five-and-a-half Favorite Food: Taco meat Favorite Activity: Going to the park and standing on the swing Best Friend: Hazel, Isabel and Grace 2013 Highs & Lows What I learned this year: Swimming Best memory from this year: Jumping off the high dive and being a flower girl Funniest thing that happened this year: Scaring mommy (my kids spend half their day hiding and jumping out at me when I walk around corners) Worst memory from this year: Cooper dying Who did I help this year? The poo and orphans in the Congo (she held a garage sale to raise money for an orphanage) Goals for 2014 Adventure I want to have: Go to a lake and go fishing What I want to learn about: Space How I want to improve: Swimming Something new I will try: Gymnastics How will I be generous in 2014? By raising money and giving it to people
What a great year it was – and 2014 will be even better. Looks like I need to invest in fishing poles and a rocket ship. What about your kids? Would love to hear some of their responses.