We’re more than a third of the way through this round of 30 Days of Lists! I’m really enjoying doing a digital version this round–it makes it really to batch a few lists at a time every few days when I have a nice quiet block of time to myself.

Here’s my first batch of lists for March 2018:

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | The Nerd Nest | List 1

I want to be

*happy
*supermom
*awake
*fun
*untethered
*an author
*a champion for truth
*prepared

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | The Nerd Nest | List 2

I see myself in these fictonal characters

*Hermione Granger
*Leia Organa
*Molly Weasley
*Willow Rosenberg
*Nancy Thompson
*Claire Dunphy
*Samwell Tarly
*Benvolio
*Katarina Stratford

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | The Nerd Nest | List 3

My anthems

*I Love Science by Hank Green & the Perfect Strangers
*Elastic Heart by sia
*Still a Stranger by AFI
*Q.U.E.E.N. by Janelle Monáe
*Straight Edge by Minor Threat
*The Schuyler Sisters from Hamilton
*Ho Hey by The Lumineers
*Carry On by Fun.

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | The Nerd Nest | List 4

Tips for getting started with cooking with kids

*teach kitchen safety
*plan on taking twice as much time as your recipe calls for
*grab a good step-stool
*talk about what you are doing and why you are doing it
*let them pick recipes: it’s way more exciting for them
*plan on a lot of clean-up!

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | The Nerd Nest | List 5

Ways in which I would like to grow this year

*embrace compassionate perspectives
*home improvement knowledge
*learn to let go of what is not serving me
*plants everywhere
*better emotional patience
*always keep learning

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | The Nerd Nest | List 6

The emojis I use the most

*smily with rosy cheeks
*kissy face
*celebration popper
*sobbing
*laugh/crying
*frowny face
*wincy face
*heart eyes
*gasp horror face

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | The Nerd Nest | List 7

I feel powerful when

*I take all of the kids somewhere (lots of carrying–it requires a lot of upper body strength)
*I do demolition on a home improvement project
*I change someone’s mind
*I write an amazing story
*I’m swimming
*I call my reps

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | The Nerd Nest | List 8

Things other people love that I don’t get

*sweet coffee drinks
*gender roles
*most reality TV
*easy answers
*make-up
*watching sports
*alcohol
*help from family & friends

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | The Nerd Nest | List 9

Ways to nurture myself

*get out of town
*take a quiet bubble bath
*go on a walk
*do yoga
*make time for being creative
*eat healthy foods
*or dessert
*send the kids to grandparents or aunts & uncles for a bit

Are you listing this round? Leave a comment with where I can find your lists–I’d love to see your take!