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About Angie Tolpin

Angie has been married to her best friend Isaac for almost 16 years and they have six children ranging from 5 to 15, with one on the way. She is passionate about encouraging women in their faith, but also really enjoys a good ladies night out with kindred sisters that know how to get real and laugh hard! She is the author of Redeeming Childbirth, and writes on Leaving a Legacy through marriage, motherhood, and mentoring on her blog. She has just released her first online study, Redeeming the Division: The Quiet Fight Between Women. She loves redeeming social media for the glory of God and you can find her on facebook, instagram, and pinterest. Don't miss when new articles are published! Subscribe here!
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Creating a Social Media Mission Statement & Set Boundaries

We all have our reasons for being on social media.  For some it may be a way to connect with family and friends that are long distance, for others it might be the social networking for business, or maybe your kids are on social media, so you feel the need to be. I share in our personal testimony below why we are on social media, but from the beginning Isaac and I set out on a mission [...]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Blog, Mentoring, Missions and Vision|3 Comments
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Why Women Should Read The Grand Paradox : Giveaway & Video Interview

When I was first asked to check out Ken's new book coming out this next week on Jan. 27th, 2015, my first thought was, I have way too many other books on my reading list that I am currently trying to get through. I'm a mom, a wife who's husband is building a business, which means he works late... often. I don't have time to read another book! But then I met with Ken, we [...]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Blog, Book Review, Giveaways|8 Comments
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5 Tips for the Mom Who Wants to Hide in the Closet: Does Mom NEED Alone Time?

There I was hiding in a closet with a cup of coffee and a cupcake. Have you ever had those moments in Motherhood, or days even, when you just want to hide? When you just want quiet time alone? Ok, I am just going to be real raw here. Some days, even some weeks, are just hard. On these days, delighting in your moments as a mom, is simply the farthest thing from the reality you are [...]

By |January 21st, 2015|Blog, Motherhood|10 Comments
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Reclaiming the Sacred Influence of the Woman

Dearest Sister, Sometimes we can loose sight of our purpose, our mission, and our calling. In all the striving to be a better wife, mom, sister, writer, homemaker, _____, we can forget that our identity is not connected to any of those roles. Since the beginning, women have struggled to find their identity in God alone. Just look where that got Eve. And now here we are, Daughters of Eve, Daughters of the One True [...]

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Why We Don’t Do Sleepovers: Parental Peer Pressure

When I was a kid I never really thought about the pressure I put my parents under when I was asking, then nagging them if I could go over to a friend’s house after church. It’s funny how most children don’t have it in them to actually think outside of their self focused wants and put themselves in their parent’s shoes. So naturally when I was pregnant with our first baby, I was completely unprepared [...]

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Sometimes Mama Needs a Timeout

The baby is fussing, the toddler is arguing with the eight year old over wanting to play with his special toy, it's getting close to dinner time and your six year old REALLY wants to help make it. It's enough to make anyone go mad after a day of three kids asking questions at the same time, having been up all night with a teething baby, and a child with a fever. Dinner? Maybe I should [...]

By |January 3rd, 2015|Blog, Leaving A Legacy, Motherhood, Parenting|1 Comment
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Family Favorite Christmas Books & Traditions

What are your favorite family traditions during the Christmas Season? Some of ours are as simple as reading the same books every year and looking through our Christmas scrapbooks, sharing stories about previous years memories! And who can forget listening to the reading of the story of baby Jesus and singing Silent Night? Of course, we didn't have all of these fabulous books right away when we had children. The collection has grown over the past [...]

By |December 9th, 2014|Blog, Book Review, Holidays, Traditions|6 Comments
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Is Your Child’s Heart Distracted From the True Meaning of Christmas?

When we were young parents we struggled with the whole "Santa" controversy. Do we have Santa bring presents? Or not? Do we get a Christmas tree or not? There are so many decisions we as parents get to {have to} make over the years, and they aren't always easy ones. The reality is that children will most likely believe in what the media influences them to believe or what other children they know believe, unless [...]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Blog, Holidays, Traditions|10 Comments
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Gift Ideas & Gratitude Giveaway

Every year we are inspired to think about what we are most thankful for. And the people we love are one of the obvious thoughts that come to mind. I'm certain that people who have the primary love language of gift giving/receiving had to have been the ones who started the traditions of giving gifts during the holidays. Gift giving is not my primary love language, however, I do feel valued and loved when someone took the [...]

By |November 29th, 2014|Blog, Giveaways|16 Comments
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Show “Perfect Courtesy” to Everyone, Including Your Family

Do you struggle with being kind and courteous to your spouse? How about being respectful and kind to your children? There is no pretty way to make this sound any better than it really is. So I am just going to confess it, yes, this is a struggle for me. The weird thing, is that it didn't used to be. When life was so much simpler {before kids}, I wasn't stretched or challenged to be nice [...]

By |November 17th, 2014|Blog, Faith, Marriage, Motherhood, Parenting, Reflections|3 Comments