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We're moving

Hi! Summer has started for us, it's been different than I expected. The main difference is that we're in the process of buying a home! It's a little different than I originally expected. But that happens sometimes.

I was telling Hannah the other day (as I've told many folks) that my plans were to have at least six kids and to not buy a home until we retired. Fortunately, God has better plans. I would never exchange my one wonderful, amazing Hannah for six just like her. I love having just one child, it has been beautiful, difficult, rewarding, and much more work than I would have imagined.
I'm hoping home ownership turns out much the same way. Joel and I were both praying about whether or not we should renew our lease that runs out at the end of June. Both of us heard that we should buy. And so now here we are, a week later, working on getting a loan, browsing houses, packing our stuff up. It's not something I ever wanted or planned for myself, but I can tell yo…

Body and Soul by Bethany Hamilton

Body and Soul by Bethany Hamilton is a guide for young girls in regards to fitness, nutrition and spirituality. Bethany has a laid back and easy going approach to the information that she shares. But it is presented in a way that makes it easy to implement and challenging enough to be interesting.

My nine year old immediately wanted to try some of the recipes and the flavored water combinations. The ones we've tried so far have been great. I've also tried some of the exercise routines she offers. I really appreciate that there is not only written instructions but very helpful photos to go along with them.

If you have a young lady in your life that is interested in taking care of her body and soul, this is a great place to start.


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