Category Archives: Life

The Baird’s 2017 Year in Review

The Baird’s 2017 Year in Review

What. A. Year!

2017 was a crazy, blessed, tiring, wonderful year for the Baird clan. It seemed we all were going in different directions most of the time – at one point we were each on a different continent! – and then, occasionally, we all ended up in the same place at the same time.

Amidst all the craziness, God continued to lead each of us in the areas He has called us to serve in. Michele (Senior Director of Marketing) and I (VP of Global Resources) continue to serve at David C Cook. Taylor continues his studies at Moody Bible Institute. Garret spent a gap year in Australia with PAIS.

Here is a snapshot of our year (written by each of us)… Continue reading

7 Practical and Realistic Ways to Find Time to Think

7 Practical and Realistic Ways to Find Time to Think

  “Think, think, think.” Do you remember Winnie the Pooh straining his little brain trying to solve a mighty (or not so mighty) problem? As children, we think this is humorous. As adults, we might be envious. Finding time to think ~ really think ~ about just about anything is hard to do. The demands of life… Continue reading

5 Keys to Successfully Keeping Up with Technology

5 Keys to Successfully Keeping Up with Technology

Technology. Do you ever feel like you just can’t keep up? Yea, me too! Do you know why you feel that way? Because you can’t! It’s simply impossible to keep up with the increase in technology. New technology is being produced too quickly, and current technology is being changed and updated too often. But the… Continue reading

5 Valuable Life Lessons Learned From Little League

5 Valuable Life Lessons Learned From Little League

I love baseball (long-suffering Padres fan!), but I only played one year of Little League as a kid. My sons, Garret & Taylor, both played. We all had very different experiences, but we all learned some valuable life lessons. 5 Valuable Life Lessons Learned From Little League 1. Swing like you mean it. This is something… Continue reading