1.) The World Happiness Report
It exists, which I did not know, and apparently has decided that to improve overall happiness these are the areas that should be focused on:
2.) We meet all the qualifications to be foster parents.
Two years ago, after the second miscarriage, I couldn't imagine being a foster parent. The only thing I could think was, "No more loss." Now, I wonder if it's something we should consider, and my high level research showed that we would be approved to do so if it's something we decide to pursue.
3.) Kindergarten Screening
The last time I had to think about kindergarten screening, I was 5. Needless to say, I remember nothing about it. But the tiny human is starting kindergarten this fall and needs to undergo a screening (next week!) and I wanted to know what it entailed. Apparently, it's as simple as proving he knows his letters, numbers, and basic self-care like going to the bathroom and washing his hands.
2017 Goals Update:
I laid out goals for myself this year, and what better time to check in with them then my monthly learning post? Here's where things stand currently.
1.) Read 50 books!
2.) Achieve and maintain goal weight.
Current Status: The last two weeks of the month I finally started tracking my calories again and hitting my step goal more often. I lost only a pound, but it's a loss not a gain.
3.) Meditate daily
Current Status: On average, I think I meditated 3x a week during the month of April, which is the best I've done so far this year!
4.) Maintain Blog
Current Status: Another month with four posts, this goal is being consistently exceeded.
Current Status: I didn't submit any more pieces this month :(