Wednesday, April 1, 2009

An Interview With My Children

This is a cute idea. Copy this note, ask your kid the questions and write them down exactly how they respond. The first response is from Anson the second is from Paige. (Anson is 5, Paige will be 4 this summer)

1. What is something mom always says to you?
A:“go outside”
P: “clean my room”

2. What makes mom happy?
A:"when we clean our rooms"
P: “when you make supper”

3. What makes mom sad?
A: "fighting with each other"
P: “I don’t know”

4. How does your mom make you laugh?
A:"when you tickle me"
P:“you talk silly”

5. What was your mom like as a child?
A: "that’s a hard question"
P: “I don’t know”

6. How old is your mom?
A: " that it? Are you 15?"
P: (holds up 7 fingers)

7. How tall is your mom?
P:(jumps really high)

8. What is her favorite thing to do?
A:"throw snowballs at eachother"
P: “making your bed”

9. What does your mom do when you're not around?
A:"clean our rooms"
P: “wash the dishes and clean your room”

10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
A: "that’s harder"
P: “it mean on the bible” (no clue)

11. What is your mom really good at?
A:"driving the car" (he must not realize my track record with the ditch)
P: “washing dishes”

12. What is your mom not very good at?
A: "you are good at everything"
P: “I don’t know”

13. What does your mom do for her job?
A:"wash the dishes"
P:“clean anson’s room” (notice the room cleaning theme?)

14. What is your mom's favorite food?
P: “salad” (hmmm…I think I’ve had a lot of that the last couple months)

15. What makes you proud of your mom?
A:"playing with eachother"
P: “I don’t know”

16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
A: "what?(I explained it then he said) dash"
P: “you’d be a cool cool one”

17. What do you and your mom do together?
A: "go outside and throw snowballs"
P:“wash the dishes and help you make supper”

18. How are you and your mom the same?
A:"I don‘t know"
P: “when you curl my hairs we are the same”

19. How are you and your mom different?
A: "like how tall we are"
P: “we have different shirts on”

20. How do you know your mom loves you?
A: "that um…when I go to bed, you tell me"
P: “cause you just say it all the time”

21. Where is your mom's favorite place to go?
A:"your grandpas"
P: “no, do my favorite…my favorite place to go is town”

22. What did you think about these questions?
A:"they were fun"
P: “they were nice”


Avery said...

That created alot of laughs for Ellie and much fun.....
Love you all,

Denis Haack said...

I could hear their voices and imagine their facial expressions. And you are right--some interesting themes kept showing up. This is a great idea, Micah.

Jill O. said...

I love this idea!!! I may have to steal it for my blog...sorry, consider the idea stolen. Ok, I'll credit you on my blog too.