This is a questionairre I found on my friend, Sally's blog a few months ago. I thought it was appropriate for Mother's Day. So I sat down with my kids and asked them these questions about their mom. My thoughts are in the parenthesis after theirs.
What is one thing Mom always says to you?
Charlie- You ask me to take care of Caroline.
Madeline- I Love You.
What makes Mom happy?
C- If I clean my room.
M- Giving you a flower.
What makes Mom sad?
C- If I don't clean my room.
M- Not giving you anything.
What makes Mom laugh?
C- When I tickle you.
M- Tickling you.
What was Mom like as a child?
C- I don't know, I wasn't even born yet!
M- With curly hair. (umm.. nope)
What is Mom's favorite thing to do?
C- Take pictures.
M- Picking flowers for me.
What does Mom do when you're not around?
C- Watch TV. (unfortunately one of my vices.)
M- Clean the dishes.
If Mom were famous, what would it be for?
C- Taking pictures. (He hates taking pictures, can you tell?)
M- A rock star. (wow)
What is Mom good at?
C- Taking care of Caroline. (awww!)
M- Playing the computer.
What is Mom not very good at?
C- Doing school with me. (Yikes! Gimme a break- it's only our first year!)
M- Not buying a pet horse. (!!!)
What does Mom do for a job?
C- Doing school with me.
M- Cutting my hair.
(If only I COULD get paid for these!)
What is Mom's favorite food?
C- Your strawberry cereal. (Special K)
M- Strawberries. (This is really her fave. My fave? Chocolate and Italian.)
Why are you proud of your Mom?
C-You're the greatest Mom! (awwwww again!)
M- Cleaning the whole house. (yikes again!)
If Mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
C- Gwen on Ben 10 Alien Force. She has orange hair and a pink force field. (Wouldn't that be cool?)
M-A rock star.
What do you and Mom like to do together?
C- School. (I feel better now.)
M- Putting dirty clothes in the washer.
How are you and Mom the same?
C- We love each other the same amount.
M- Our feet. (God, please don't let her get my feet!)
How are you and Mom different?
C-You're older than me.
M-I don't have the same shirt as you.
What is Mom's favorite place to go?
C- Hope's house to see Miss Mandy. (Probably true- also Starbuck's and Children's Place)
M- Dairy Queen and Tres Ninos.
How do you know Mom loves you?
C- You always hug me.
M- You help my boo boo feel better.
Out of the mouths of babes.