Over at the Faith and Family Live Blog, Danielle Bean is doing this project for the mom's at the site. It's called Small Successes, and this is what they do:
"It’s important for moms to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. So on Thursday of each week, we do exactly that."
I thought I might try and participate because I think it will be fun to see what other moms are doing so that I can learn from them. Plus, it's a fun way for us all to share our blogs, and since I'm new to the blogging world, I'm really curious about the whole thing. So, even though I feel awkward about sharing my own successes, here goes:
1. I helped my husband tear down boards from the barn and build 3 raised garden beds for planting vegetables. Since then, the kids and I have tilled up one bed and filled it with top soil. I'm actually quite proud of this one...I've never been one who did a lot of manual labor like this, so it's good for me both spiritually and physically!
2. I started this blog a few days ago! I'm excited to be able to share and document my days so that my family will have a fun scrapbook to look through when we get older. And, I hope that I can get some great tips and advice from other Catholic women struggling to balance their faith, home, and work as wives & mothers =) Hopefully I can add to this small success by making my blog nice and pretty soon - it's pretty basic so far.
3. We have actually been consistent about praying the family Rosary a few times per week! I am probably most excited about this one because it is such a great thing for our family. I hope we actually stick with it through the years. We have 3 very young ones right now, so it's not always easy, but I'm glad to be able to do it 2 or 3 times a week. Ave Maria!!
What are your small successes this week?