New Year's List (?)

I’m sure by now, if you are a New Year’s Resolutions kind of person, you have already made a list of them. With me, I always have great intentions every time of the year. Everything just seem to sparkle with so much possibilities. I have to say, I sometimes get that OBAMA syndrome, “change is needed” thingie and make a resolution or two, but when I do, I inevitably either don’t follow through or end up forgetting them by the end of January.

But this year feels different to me. Not in a manner that makes me wanna shout my life goals from the highest mountain. But in a way that makes me more contemplative about 2009 and more realistic about 2010.

Last year was a tough year as for our new role in life, which is being a parent. It was a great year, too. It was a fun year of learning the ins and outs of parenting.

00215.gif image by bams704Learning how to trick a baby into laughing when she wanted to cry.
00215.gif image by bams704Learning how to "changing those really bad and smelly diapers" routine fun to do, with the toddler moving around and wanted to stand up...
00215.gif image by bams704Learning how to function well on no sleep,
00215.gif image by bams704learning how to find humor in a tantrum instead of getting annoyed (Seriously, when th elil girl cries so much, sometimes the only thing we can do is laugh a little lol and then she laughs lol)

and a lot more...

Instead of making a long list of resolutions which is a lame for me to keep, I'd rather have some WORDS for us to hold on and guide us to take the action throughout the year...

Positive (outlook)
(happy and communicative) Family
(be) Inspired

I wanted to further talk about those chosen words of mine but for now ----

Here's to a great and positive year ahead for us

mommy moments


  1. Yes, I agree with you. It is better to have key words from which you can really focus on. Those are really magical words and easy to retain unlike the proverbial New Year's resolutions which are easily forgotten and discarded in a very short time. It is the resolve to make meaningful changes in one's life by focusing on key words that best exemplify the changes or emphasis we want to do in our lives. But most of all, we have to pray to God that He will guide and protect us all the way. Thanks for the meaningful post. God bless you all always. Paki kiss lang ako kay Baby Azumi, lol.

  2. i love this pic mami bams... I have a long list of MM too but I haven't get around it yet!

    Happy new year again!

  3. hehe...thanks for this post... wish you luck dearie. You are all so cute there while cuddling the cutest..hehe!

    More blessing and happiness to the whole family!

  4. nice words of wisdom to keep for the new year! :D

  5. This is smart entry mommy bamz, some of our resolution hirap i maintain. Thanks for sharing. happy mommy moments.

    Lets enjoy the poopy diaper instead hehehe.

  6. great new years list..i like the reminds me when i was baby,hehe..

  7. cool post! thanks for sharing.. see you again next week at Mommy Moments!

  8. Those are fine goals for 2010. Hope you can achieve all of them and more this year!

  9. great list. simple but with clear meaning...cheers!

  10. You are one of my friends that made me more to have a positive look in life--I thank you for that^_^

    Have a happy Sunday!

  11. Hello sis, I am hosting my very first online contest too. Hope you can sponsor something.

    Thank you, thank you.

  12. Good luck Bam..I love the smile so sweet and kita talaga how happy you are nice picture!
    Stay sweet sis Happy new year!!

  13. What a cute family. You inspire me.

  14. Korekness. di din ako bilib sa resolution hehehe.

  15. Hay ako rin wla nang resolution kasi I noticed hindi rin napa-follow all year through ehh.. Natawa ako sa mga sinulat mo about the stuffs you learned with regards to taking care of azumi... I feel the same way.. Isang tawa lng katapat ng frustrations at pagod natin... hehehe


  16. Love the Obama syndrome!

    Babies sleep through the night by the time they are 1 yr old and up, just enjoy, get annoyed with it it's part of rearing a child....

    Thanks for dropping by Anything Davao.


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