"My resolution is to be less naughty, so Jesus will be happy." M.B. (7 years old)
"My resolution is to be more thankful! Each day, I will write four things in a journal for which I am grateful. Today, I was grateful for the bright sun and the light snowflakes; for my daughter's phone call; for my neighbor sharing some homemade soup; and for the kids in Newtown, Connecticut going back to school with love and support from our country and prayers." B.H.
"My resolution is to spend more time alone with my spouse." J.J.
"My resolution is to use my filter." E.J.
"My resolution is to not throw things when I get mad." M.J. (4 years old)
"My resolution is to be more like Mary. While that is a VERY tall order, it really means that when I'm being impatient with my husband I remember how calm and appreciative Mary always was with Joseph. When the girls act up, I remember how Mary felt so blessed to have Jesus while using loving discipline (not that Jesus ever needed discipline!) Really it's all about perspective and how Mary viewed her life to help me put my "small" issues into perspective." D.P.
"My resolution is to be the quarterback in the book club." R.J. (9 years old)
"My resolution is to also like the swords Grandpa made for my little boy." B.L.J.
"My resolution is to . . . is to . . . I have no idea." M.J. (six years old)