Try a free online goal-setting activity that allows you to add reminders and accountability partners to help you stay on track.
Create a reminder (visual or otherwise) to stay aware of your goal. An inspiring message, or even your child’s photo, can help you remember your intention.
Keep a journal of your successes and challenges.
Try mindfulness exercises to help regulate your emotional responses.
Practice self-care to ensure your own needs are being met.
Seek help and outside resources when you need them. Talking with a trusted friend or family member, counselor, social worker, or healthcare provider can help when you are feeling overwhelmed.