Thursday, March 12, 2009

How Well Do my Kids Know me?

Jon laughed so much over everyone else doing this that he actually requested I do this. It has been a week and I just have been lazy about posting it. SO here it is along with my commentary in parentheses.
The answers are listed in this order....
Anne Michal -11 (A)
Elizabeth -9 (L)
Emma 6 (E)
Jack 5 (J)

1. What is something mom always says to you?
A-Don’t leave trash on the floor; it makes our house look junky
L-stay concentrated… when we are doing school
J-go clean up your room
(can you tell that this was done right before school at chore time. Nor did it exactly stroke my mommy ego!)

2. What makes mom happy?
A- when you don’t leave trash on the floor
L-when I organize the pantry without her asking me
E- hugs and dark chocolate
J when you clean up your room

3. What makes mom sad?
A- thinking about Knox
L- thinking about Knox
E- when you disobey
J-not cleaning up your room

4. How does your mom make you laugh?
A- she says something funny
L-: telling a funny story
E-That’s awesome dude (she says I say that)
J- by doing funny things

5. What was your mom like as a child?
A-the arrow dress was your favorite dress (right.....)
L- how am I supposed to know
E-I don't know
J- a son; a boy (?????????!!!!!!)))

6. How old is your mom?
A- 38 no right…37 no 38
L-: 37
E-40 no that’s not right…she’s 37 I think
J- 37.

How tall is your mom?
A- 5’6” that is my guess
L- I don’t know…5 something
E-: is 20’ a little bit tall?
J-: I don’t’ know

8. What is her favorite thing to do?
A: eat dark chocolate
L-: sew and eat chocolate
E- sew
J- to do stuff like sewing

9. What does your mom do when you're not around?
A- I am not around so I don’t’ know…eat dark chocolate and talk with Daddy
L- sleep or clean
E-sew or knit
J: knit

10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
A- hopefully for having the most grandkids (cute!)
E- sewing or knitting
J:knitting (interesting)

11. What is your mom really good at?
A- math
L-: sewing and eating dark chocolate
E-: sewing or knitting

12. What is your mom not very good at?
A- organizing
L: she’s good at everything (I love her!!)
E-cleaning up…no offense (no comment)
J- playing basketball

13. What does your mom do for a job?
A- make listtakers, and headbands and skirts and lots of stuff and she stays home with us
L= laundry and cleans the house and does everything
E-: watches over us
J cleans up some of the house

14.What is your mom's favorite food?
A- dark chocolate
L- chocolate
E- dark chocolate
J-bananas ( he is apparently unaware of the mass quatitities of dark chocolate that I obviously consume)

15.What makes you proud of your mom?
A- that she can be raising 6 kids and not be pulling her hair out all day (crack me up!)
L-her sewing
E- that she does very well sewing or knitting
J-to pick up the house

16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
A- I have no idea
L- Bugs Bunny because he is smart
E- a famous sewing or knitting person
J- a rabbit like Bug’s Bunny

17. What do you and your mom do together?
A- we go out to eat
L- sew and clean together and watch movies like Sense and Sensibilty and Cranford(her middle name isn't Austen for nothing)
E- cook and sew
J-like paint (I don't think we have ever painted together)

18. How are you and your mom the same?
A- we both like to read
L- we both love babies
E- we both like sewing
J- We are not really the same because I am a boy and she is a girl; because we are both a human

19. How are you and your mom different?
A- she has more patience than I do (haha)
L-I like pickles and she doesn’t
E- that she likes kisses and I don’t; I think they are gross(that cracked me up too)
J- Because we have different colors of hair

20. How do you know your mom loves you?
A-because she finds time to spend with us and she takes care of us and makes us clothes and goes grocery shopping and gets us clothes
L-: because she takes care of us
E-because she has fun with us
J- By doing good stuff for me

21. What does your mom like most about your dad?
A- he always wants her to go out and do things with him
L- because he loves his family and tries to do what is best for them
E- that she is older than him (haha)
J- because he helps her sometimes

22. Where is your mom's favorite place to go?
A- Blue Baker or Joann’s
L-well, I like to go to the park or the grocery with her
E- Sam’s
J-Cheddar’s or Fish Daddy’s ( I am laughing so hard…I hate fish but every time we go by Fish Daddy's Anne Michal or Elizabeth will say,"Look Mom! Your favorite restaurant." All this time he hasn't had a clue they were just kidding.)

Well, obviously they have down that I love dark chocolate and love to sew! ;-) At least I have taught them that not all chocolate is created equal.


Anonymous said...

That was a hoot!!

Christi said...

This was very entertaining! Thanks for posting it, it brought many smiles to my face (especially what you're not good at doing and your favorite place to go). :-)

Kierstyn said...

Your kids crack me up! Those are funny!

Heather said...

So when is our next Blue Baker outing? You can bring your sewing/knitting and I will bring you some dark chocolate. I, of course, will be filling my diet coke cup at the fountain abundantly.

Debbie D said...

Love it!!