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Hi I'm Angie

I'm a home-school mom. I'm a nanny. I'm a hockey player. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a busy wife and mom. Of all the things I do and am, this is my favorite part! But in addition to caring for my own family, I have the privilege of getting to love and care for other children in many capacities. As a homeschool mom, I teach my own children and other homeschooled children in my community. Homeschooling is wonderful. I love being able to be with my children all the time. We work together, we play together, and we learn together. What a treat! As a nanny, I also love and teach those I care for. I love being a nanny and am convinced I have the best job in the world. Caring for other children is a pleasure and I'm grateful for the opportunity I have to be a blessing to the families of those I care for. I love them like they're my own. I also love and teach all the children at church. I believe that teaching children is the greatest calling in the world. All things testify there is a God and teaching them of His plan for them is a great blessing. The other side of me is my love of ice hockey. I play several nights a week on a women's competitive team. We've won the state championship twice, including last year, and we hope to do that again this year! I coach novice women players as well. I love coaching because I get to share my passion for the sport with others and really get to give back to others what my coaches did for me when I was just starting out. What a blast!

Why I am a Mormon

Like everyone else, I make mistakes--all the time! I am constantly striving to be a better follower of my Savior. I try and fail, and try and fail again...but I am trying. I am so thankful for my Savior. I am so thankful for His atoning sacrifice for me so that I can repent and become more like Him. I know He loves me despite my faults. I know that this is His church and that it is here to help all of us in our struggles as we strive to return to live with Him. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints helps me do that. Through it I know and understand His plan for me so that I can know what I need to do to be faithful and return to live with Him. I know the church is true. What a blessing that knowledge is as I continue on my journey of following Him--even after mistake after mistake!

How I live my faith

I live my faith through serving others--my family, my community, and in my individual congregation/ward. In the church, we serve through special callings given to us. These callings come from the bishop, through inspiration, which may be accepted or not by the person to whom it is offered. As disciples of our Savior, we desire to serve Him and it's a privilege to accept. My calling is the president of our Sunday School program for kids age 18mo through 11 years. It's called Primary. There are approximately 150 children in our ward/congregation. It's a busy job but is very rewarding. What a blessing it is to teach children about their Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. As I teach the kids each week, I learn a lot, too. I learn more about the gospel and how to better follow God's plan for us. I learn how to better reach out and help each individual child and by so doing also learn how to be a better mother to my own children. In my calling I also work with many wonderful families, those who serve with me in Primary, and others serving in leadership roles in our ward. They are a wonderful example to me of Christ-like love and devotion. They serve with their whole heart and give freely of their time without complaint or expectation of reward. Yet as we serve and follow God, we are always blessed, as are all of His children who serve and follow Him.