January: I turned 28, we bought a minivan, Millie turned 5 and had an animal birthday party, busy season began, I went on a girl's trip with my sisters, mom, and some cousins (and Harvey) to Waco.
February: always the longest month of the year. Lots of soccer games for Millie (and donuts every time she scored a goal to keep her motivated), some rough nights with Harvey, and a trip to the Children's Museum with the Westons and Grandma.
March: went to the zoo a couple of times, everyone but Harvey got sick, Harvey's blessing day, checkups for all 3 kids, we went to the rodeo, Max turned 3 years old, the kids and I went to Beaumont to see the Westons.
April: We went to the arts festival with Grammy, Mitchell came to town, Tyler and I went on a date to the Men's Clay Court Championship (with Harvey in tow), I half potty trained Max, and we celebrated Easter.
May: Tyler turned 30 (but was out of town for his birthday!), Mother's Day, Harvey turned 6 months and had his first swim, Millie had her gymnastics performance and stopped swimming lessons, and we took the big kids to a Houston Dynamo game.
June: Dude Ranch 2017!, started our summer reading program with the kids, we got in a swimming funk, and Millie and I finally colored the US Map we got forever ago.
July: Harvey's first haircut, Sarah came home from her mission, 4th of July weekend in San Antonio, snow day at the zoo, the Bakers came to town and we had a mini Andersen reunion.
August: Take your kids to work day, AJ and Brittany came to town (our first time meeting Brittany!), lots of swimming, school prep, and Hurricane Harvey hit at the end of the month.
September: Hurricane Harvey cleanup (which meant no church meetings besides Sacrament meeting for the month), paternity leave for Tyler, school finally started for Millie, Max started preschool (and I started teaching!), Tyler went to Utah, we took a family trip to San Antonio, and Tyler and I had a getaway in Austin.
October: Mitchell and Shayna came to town for General Conference weekend, Tyler went to an Astros playoff game, the kids started earning money for chores, I went to Utah with my mom and sisters for a weekend, and lots of fall/Halloween fun.
November: The boys and I visited Millie at school for lunch, Harvey started walking, Tyler and I went to a fancy wedding, Harvey turned 1!!, we visited Santa, and celebrated Thanksgiving with both our families.
December: Lots of Christmas parties and events, Millie had gymnastics winter games, we got snow in Houston!!, Christmas with both of our families, and a trip to Utah for Andrew and Brittany's wedding!
What a crazy wonderful year! 2018 will be great!