I've had the privilege of living in Paraguay for three years. While there, I saw first hand the devastating effects of a lack of education. It not only affects individuals, it affects the entire nation. Children were begging in the streets to fill their tummies instead of sitting in a classroom filling their minds. We have the blessing of education! I am grateful to be part of the process of training minds in a positive and exciting way.
Growing up, I became the tom-boy of our family since we only had girls. Dad was a sportsman and together we often went camping, hunting, fishing, snow skiing, and water skiing. I loved summer time. My Dad was a principle of an elementary school and my Mom was a speed-reading teacher at Jr. High, so we spent our summers traveling throughout the United States. That was an education in-an-of itself.
After graduating from BYU in Elementary Education with a minor in music, I married Vaughn Anderson, who is the love of my life. He has helped so much in getting the room ready for my kindergarteners. We have five children, four sons and one daughter.
I enjoy music, ballroom dancing, cooking, scrapbooking, writing histories, photography, theater performances, BYU football, quilting, serving others, Christmas (!), and my family. I also enjoy teaching children and helping the process of learning as they make discoveries and connections.