Focus on Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind: ? Begin with the end in mind means to think about how you would like something to turn out before you get started. ? Reading a recipe before cooking or looking at a map before travelling are good real life examples. ? Help your child to plan ahead and set both academic and personal goals. ? Encourage each other to do things that have meaning and make a difference. ? Look for ways, as a family, to be good citizens at home, at school and in the community.