Hey Kids, I Quit My Job

It’s been a minute. Writing birthday blogs kept me busy in March. Now Andrew is officially 2 and William is officially 6. Christopher’s birthday is the last of the bunch coming up on April 24th. Our house is very busy and noisy these days with a 2, 4, and 6 year old. I am so thankful the weather is warming… Read more →

The littlest is 2!

  Andrew James Baxter. My blue-eyed boy. What a joy you are to have in our family. 2 years has sure flown by! You will always be our littlest, but this year you seem to have gotten so big! I am convinced that my arms were on purpose made the exact length to comfortably hold your 2-year-old hand. What a… Read more →

6 Trips Around the Sun

  On this 18th of March we once again celebrate the baby who made us a Mom and Dad. Happy 6th birthday to THE William! This was a big year for our biggest boy. Kindergarten has been a big learning experience for us all. You proved what we already knew and started kindergarten with the test scores they were hoping… Read more →

Perpetual Fall

Salt Lake valley weather has been lame this winter. We had a sprinkling of snow on Christmas and then went right back into what seems like perpetual fall. Snowfall has been abysmal and I’m sure the skiers are less than pleased. This week (the 3rd week in January) was the first time all winter we had enough snow for the… Read more →

Merry Christmas 2017

Season’s Greetings from the Baxters! This year William (5 ½) started kindergarten, and I learned how to correctly spell kindergarten. He is in a dual-immersion program (English/Spanish) and seems to be enjoying it. It won’t be long before he knows more Spanish than all of us (he already knows more than Jason).  Academically he’s doing great and socially/emotionally he’s your… Read more →

I am the Magic of Christmas

“I am the magic of Christmas”. This has been my mantra the last couple of holiday seasons. I’m sure a lot of my mom-friends will understand. Everyone talks about the magic of the holiday season–you know–Christmas lights, hot cocoa by the fire, matching Christmas PJ’s blah blah blah. Well, you know who makes that sh*t happen? Me. The magic is… Read more →