Show & Tell
Kayleigh, who is proud of writing
the word go by herself
Our Two Giggly Girls
Inever would have imagined in a million years that I would be- come a homeschooler. I have a de- gree in elementary education and
have taught a lot of other people’s chil-dren. It’s a great job. I loved seeing the
“light bulb” moments in all of those little faces. Homeschooling was not even
on my radar.
Homeschooling made its first “blip”
on my radar when I was pregnant with
my oldest daughter. I was on a due-date
board with a bunch of wonderful ladies, one of whom was a homeschooler.
I would devour her posts about their
schooling. Over the next few years God
placed several other homeschoolers in
In 2004, it was time to pick new
orders. Kevin mentioned Guam . . .
Guam? Where in the world is Guam? So
I started researching it. After I got over
my initial freak-out over brown tree
snakes (Google it, you’ll understand!
LOL), I was interested. Beautiful island,
relaxed lifestyle, lots of diving and trav-
eling. So I said okay. We were moving
At first we figured
we’d do it just
while we were in
Guam. Then God led
us to know that He’d
like us to try it longer.
weren’t all that great either. Home-
schooling had been in the back of my
mind since I had first heard about it, so
I casually mentioned homeschooling
to my husband, figuring he’d call me a
freak and let out a great big “No way!”
Here’s where God stepped in.
He knows that I need obvious guidance
regarding His will, or I will miss what
He’s telling me entirely. The Lord was
forthright with me, a fact for which I’m