Well another month has flown by and it is time to reflect on my monthly goals. This month my focus was on Love and I really worked on being positive this month and keeping my head above all of the busy activities that went on. Here are my top five pictures of the month:
This is a picture of my Mom and I standing on our deck. You can make out the mountain view in the distance on this beautiful sunny day. My Mom is an amazing lady and came to stay with me at the beginning of the month while Chris was away on a trip so I didn't have to be by myself :)
Here are Murphy and Ivory in my parent's cherry orchard. It is so great to be outside with them and enjoy the sunshine.
Natasha, Josie, and I went out for an amazing dinner at "The Shed" in Kimberley and then went off to an Essential Oils course to learn about them and their benefits.
Ski Day! My school stares right at the ski hill and it is awesome when we get to go up and enjoy it. This year we lucked out with fantastic weather on both days and I even got to ski on one of them - yay!
Chris and I with Ivory in the side-by-side at our house. Ivory seems to enjoy spending time with us and chilling out in the back. I really can't wait until we move in and I get to wake up on this gorgeous property every day.
My goals of being positive, smile more often, show kindness, ask for help, and laugh every day were pretty successful this month. Surprisingly, I really worked at asking for help this month. Sometimes I was successful, and other times not so much, but it was good for me to practice different ways to reach out and ask. February has come to be known as my crazy busy time at school. I love Pink Shirt Day and also put on a Carnaval de Québec celebration. I celebrated RAK (Random Acts of Kindness) week both in my classroom and in my personal life. It was a good reminder how these acts can be done spur of the moment without a ton of planning and can really be meaningful to other people. As my focus quote for the month says: Nothing can make our life, or the lives of other people, more beautiful than perpetual kindness. - Leo Tolstoy. We had some delays with our house this month, so that has been frustrating, but I am happy to see things get back on track and resume in moving forward.