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It’s that time of year when everyone is making their New Year’s Resolutions.

As January approaches, you may be wondering what your focus should be for the coming year.

Here are 30 quick ideas for New Years resolutions that will have a life-long impact.

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1- Read one parenting book per month.

2- Become the mom you want to be by completing the Becoming a Deliberate Mom Workbook.

3- Make this year the one that you stop yelling. Ruthie Grey’s book, Count to Nine: Nine Liberating Steps for Mom Frustration and Anger is a fabulous resource.

4- Spend more time with your kids. This article gives some great tips for how to spend more intentional time with your children.

5- Say yes more and no less.


1- Drink more water every day. Here are some suggestions for how to make your H20 more enjoyable.

2- Decrease your sugar intake. This article gives some great tips for how to cut back on sugar.

3- Include more healthy snacks in your diet.

4- Exercise daily. Walk, do yoga, or participate in an at-home workout program.

5- Schedule time for self-care. Even though you’re a busy mom, you CAN make time for yourself.


1- Read for at least 10 minutes daily.

2- If you don’t have time to read, maybe consider listening to audio books; Audible is great for this purpose. Try Audible and Get Two Free Audiobooks!

3- Take an online course!

4- Start and keep a journal.

5- Find and subscribe to an inspiring podcast.


1- Read your Bible daily.

2- Spend daily time with God in prayer.

3- Start a thankfulness journal.

4- Document your spiritual growth with the Spiritual Journal for the Christian Woman.

5- Attend worship regularly.


1- Create a budget.

2- Place 10% of your income into savings.

3- Cut back on meal expenses by meal planning.

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4- Dedicate at least one weekend every month as a no-spend weekend.

5- Save money this year by planning a staycation.


1- Declutter one area of your home per week.

2- Create (and stick to) a cleaning schedule. If you need some inspiration, check out this cleaning schedule.

3- For every new item that comes in to your home, take at least one item out (donate, sell, recycle).

4- Stay on top of your laundry this year by doing one load per day. Check out this article for additional laundry hacks.

5- Get your home organized with this simple office supply.

Who could of thought it would be so easy to come up with 30 simple ideas for New Year’s resolutions?! If you struggle to keep your resolutions, check out this post for inspiration to crush your goals!

Have you chosen a New Year’s resolution for the year? I would love to hear about it in the comments below.


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Jennifer Bly
Author of My Kitchen, My Classroom: An Introduction to Homeschool, creator of The Deliberate Mom, and Deliberate Homeschooling. Jennifer writes about parenting, her faith, and life with her husband and two girls. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Applied Human Service Administration Degree with a specialization in Early Learning in Child Care.

Jennifer Bly is the creator of Becoming a Deliberate Mom: A Reflective Parenting Workbook. Connect with her on Facebook and Instagram for parenting updates and inspiration.

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