Kids Like You: Interviews
Grades in school:
- Phoebe—8th Grade
- Emma—7th Grade
- Baylee—3rd Grade
What kind of school do you go to?
Phoebe: We are homeschooled.
Who is your teacher?
Emma: Our mom.
Baylee: And Ashley (a short term-missionary)
What is your favorite school subject?
What sort of chores do you have at home?
Baylee: I put my toys and clothes away, and help with laundry, dishes and feeding the dog.
Phoebe: I do the dishes, help with laundry and feed the dog.
Emma: I help with the dishes and laundry, and feed the dog and our chickens.
What’s your favorite thing to do when you don’t have school and chores?
Emma: I like to read.
Baylee: I like board games and playing house. I also like to ride around the house on my scooter.
Phoebe: I like to play volleyball.
Where do you go to church?
Phoebe: In a brick building.
Can you describe your church?
Emma: It has fans on the ceiling, and two stories, but we only go into the first one.
Baylee: It has pretty pink walls.
Phoebe: It has hard wooden benches.
Is your church in another language?
Baylee: Yes, it’s in Malagasy.
What do you do at church?
Baylee: We praise God by singing, praying and preaching. I also like to color.
Emma: I try to figure out which Bible verses they are saying, and look them up in my Bible.
Phoebe: I sing and try to listen as best I can.
What is your favorite Bible story?
Emma: The story of Esther.
Phoebe: Jonah and the whale.
Baylee: The story of baby Jesus.
Do you speak another language?
Phoebe: Kind of—I’m still learning.
Baylee: So-so. I’m still learning too.
Emma: I know a few words in Malagasy, and I can say all the numbers.
What do you miss about America?
Emma: My family, and Chick-Fil-A.
Phoebe: My family and friends, and being able to play competitive sports. And Mexican food!
Baylee: I miss the ice cream, Chick-Fil-A, Nerds candy and my family.
What is your favorite thing about living in Africa?
Baylee: Getting packages from America.
Emma: Getting to learn a new culture.
Phoebe: The people here are great.
What is your favorite thing to eat?
Baylee: Chicken and Dr. Pepper.
Phoebe: Ice cream.
What’s weirdest thing you have eaten?
Emma: Half of a whole fish, with the bones and everything.
Phoebe: Goat tail and liver.