Word of the Year: Try

My friend Stephanie at A Grande Life is doing her Word of the Year again, and I found that last year it really helped me keep focus on what was truly important to me.

Last year, my word was Grow. I wanted to grow as a person. I wanted to grow the time spent with my family. I wanted to grow my commitment to health and set some big running goals.

In general, I am really happy with how much I grew. I had no idea that my pregnancy and delivery would be so amazing, and in turn would lead me to growing a new business as a birth and postpartum doula. It's been an incredible journey, and I am really excited about my word for 2015.

In 2015, I want to try.

I want to try to run a half marathon (or two or three or four)
I want to try to help as many new and new-again parents find their groove
I want to try to remain calm when faced with stressful situations
I want to try to be as humble and thankful as possible
I want to try to set a good example for my children
I want to try and let go some control

What will your word be for 2015?