Because we want things to be different this year. We want to take our family somewhere on purpose and to do that it requires change, vision, focus and follow-through. We’ve done pretty good in the past, but this year, JT and I both feel the urgency to step it up!
It starts with me and JT. If we aren’t willing to make a plan, then our girls will have nothing to follow.
For me it’s believing God at His Word and receiving His promises freely and without condemnation. That’s a tiny bit of a whole lotta information, but I’ll talk about that stuff later.
For JT it’s being intentional with this sweet little family. Again, you are getting a title, if you will, of our hearts for 2010, not the whole book.
So, with those in line, we have the freedom to lead our girls in 2010. Needless to say, we got reeeealll creative!
First of all, we “tricked” them into a family night. Which means, they just didn’t know what was coming. JT took them to pick up ice cream and I got bizzy with our plan. Earlier in the week, JT and I had laid out what we wanted for the girls this year in all areas: home school, church, attitudes, accomplishments, schedules, and then we made a fun way to integrate it into their lives.
It all started with a scavenger hunt!
We hid ten one dollar bills that they had to find using clues. Here they are…