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Family Vision Boards

20130425_104013I have always enjoyed setting long term goals and then going for them. Recently I’ve been doing so in a far more visual way, setting them out, along with some dreams and hopes on a vision board. I’ve really enjoyed the process and the way it has helped me define what I really am working towards, as well as things I’d really like to see around me.

My three girls have watched this with interest, and this week, the seven year old asked if I would get them all a board so they could make their own one. I thought this was a great idea!

I’ve been so amazed at the amount of thought they have put into creating them. They aren’t just big shopping lists- they are about them setting goals, staking their hearts on the things they really want, and of course- defining their vision.

I bought a pile of magazines to help them start their images- which we all read through first- and they’ve spent several days on the task. It’s a really great school holiday activity – and one that is creating a pile of conversation.

It has reinforced to me that as a family we are pretty much on the same page about where we are going, and what we want to do. That’s awesome.

I think the next step would be for us to create one as a family…

About rgoodchild

Parenting and education coach, working primarily with ECE teachers, and parents of 0-8 year olds. Author of 27 published print titles, and a few e books too. Was a freelance writer Mother, business woman, entrepreneur.

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