Skip to main content

Asked, answered

Kid Questionnaire
First answer is all Josh, second is all Carly, ( ) are my response

1. What is something mom always says to you?
Do your homework
Scare Carly, scare Josh

2. What makes mom happy?
Doing what she asks
Make dinner

3. What makes mom sad?
Me being sad
A prize

4. How does your mom make you laugh?
Tickling me
Like this 'ahahahahahhhah'

5. What was your mom like as a child?
Uhh always calling Cha Cha a German
You kid was uh going to the school

6. How old is your mom?
32 ( He's close! )
3

7. How tall is your mom?
5'3" ( Josh said 18 inches initially haha! )
Big

8. What is her favorite thing to do?
Play WoW
Make macaroni and cheese

9. What does your mom do when you're not around?
Probably watches TV with Carly
Making schools

10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
Book writing ( Let's hope! )
I was a movie star when I was a little baby ( she didn't understand this one )

11. What is your mom really good at?
Being nice ( What a brown noser )
At the movies

12. What is your mom not very good at?
Being mean ( Can you tell he was grounded today and was hoping to score points? )
Getting mad from me

13. What does your mom do for her job?
Takes care of Carly and me
Make some macaroni and cheese

14. What's your mom's favorite food?
I know it, I just can't remember it. Is your favorite food turkey?
Macaroni and cheese

15. What makes you proud of your mom?
When she makes dinner
A prize makes you proud of you

16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
The Mighty B
A star character

17. What do you and your mom do together?
Snuggle
Make some macaroni and cheese ( I sense a theme )

18. How are you and your mom the same?
We both have brown eyes
A star rocket

19. How are you and your mom different?
Mom has black hair and I have brown
Are you chocolate or brown?  You have polka dots!  Why do you have polka dots on your face momma? ( When I'm being kind to myself, I call them freckles)

20. How do you know your mom loves you?
Cause she always buys me toys and stuff
Give you kisses and hugs Mom

22. Where is your mom's favorite place to go?
Olive Garden
To shopping!

Comments

Anonymous said…
Questions: was the examination before or after dinner? Could they hear each others answers (not to imply that the Carberator was paying attention)?

#5 - totally agree with Josh!

#14 - Hello- chicken! How could they forget :)

#22 - Hello again- SLEEP. Shopping is definitely a close second...
These made me laugh out loud.

GREAT idea for a post.

My favorites were the mac n cheese repeats and Carly's, "like this hahahahahahahah!"

Popular posts from this blog

Dear Carly,

I assume that one day you will come to me wanting to know who you are, where you came from, where your other family is and why they gave you to us.  I offer you little bits of information already, but certainly not crumbs enough to satisfy the appetite.  Perhaps it won't matter to you.  I am assuming a lot, already, about how adoption will impact your life.

People often wonder why adoptive parents are hurt when their children seek out biological roots.  I have the answer, and it's very simple.  Adoption - at its core - makes us question the legality, authority, voracity, and validity of parenthood.  For most adoptive parents, first you must come to terms with an issue that strikes at the foundations of mortality: fertility.  From birth, most of us are driven to form families.  First we are nestlings, nurtured and weened and eventually taught to fly.  Then we are nest-builders, filling our lives with the stuff necessary to drive life forward.  Knowledge, safety, money, a sturdy …

On being away from home and turning sixteen: a letter to my son

Dear Josh,

I missed your sixteenth birthday.  I'm sure you recall - or maybe it wasn't so bad because you spent the whole day with your friend watching movies.  Godzilla and Guardians of the Galaxy, you've said.  It's no surprise to me that Godzilla was your favorite of the two.  That atomic green monster holds a special place in your heart.

It was very difficult for me to be away from you when you crossed this threshold in your life.  I remember turning sixteen, being sixteen, and wondering when I would feel like I was actually sixteen.  When I was sixteen, I went and found my first job, I started driving myself around, and I pretty much felt like I was in the wrong skin.  I'm only now, at 37, beginning to feel in the right skin.  Or at least comfortable with the skin I'm in.  But you - well, you don't seem to have a problem being you.  I can't explain how very happy that makes me feel, how very reassured.  Because it can be really hard not to like you…

Hello? Is it me you're looking for?

You know when you see someone again and it's been, like, forever, and you're not really even sure that you're getting their name right and you wonder WHAT on EARTH they've done to their hair/face/body/children and you can't quite find the right words to fill the gap between time and space?
My second year of teaching is just beginning - and isn't that a wonder?  Last year...let's just say, we all survived.  Last year involved:
- Commuting home (2 hours, one way) almost every weekend - The kids and I here (in Espanola, where I teach) while Eric stayed in Edgewood - Putting our (still for sale) house on the market - Two semesters of Master's classes (what was I thinking??? on the up side, I only have 1 semester left and I am DONE.  D. O. N. E.) - Saturday's spent in professional development - My first ever "work trip" to San Diego 
And this year:
- Josh is a Senior (whuuuut!) - Carly started 5th grade - We all live here in Espanola (double WH…