Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions from the Mothering Community

New Year's Resolutions

Earlier this week, we published an article about the most common New Year’s Resolutions in the US and asked Mothering Members to share their own resolutions.


Taking suggestions from that conversation, and other related threads, we have compiled a list of the Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions from Mothering Members. Here they are in no particular order.


Are your goals on this list? If so, follow the provided links to find support and inspiration for them in the Mothering Community.


Spend More Quality Time as a Family: play more with the kids, eat together, find ways to spend one on one time with spouse
Get Organized: declutter and organize the home, kitchen and personal spaces
Get More Exercise: commit to an exercise routine and stick to it
Learn Something New: a musical instrument, craft technique, foreign language or other long held dream or go back to school
Live More Frugally: meal planning, saving money on food, growing and canning more food, buying less, reusing more
Eat Better: eat more homegrown, local, and organic foods and accomplish personal nutrition goals
Honor Personal Dreams and Ambitions: giving permission to explore personal goals and take “me” time
Handle Home Improvements: finish current projects and take on new ones that will improve living conditions
Maintain Memories: organize scrapbooks and photo albums of family photographs
Create More from Scratch: food, crafts, clothes, diapers, gifts and everyday items