Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Mom Meme

I'm stealing this meme from MOM-NOS, one of the first bloggers I ever stumbled upon and who continues to dazzle me with her writing several years later. The object of the game here is to ask your kids questions. Betty and Boo's responses are in italics. This was a very good way to keep them engaged while I made dinner.

1. What is something mom always says to you?
Clean your room. - Boo
I love you. - Betty

2. What makes mom happy?
When we don't make noises. - Boo
When we don't fight. - Betty

3. What makes mom sad?
When we fight. - Boo
When we're not happy. - Betty

4. How does your mom make you laugh?
When she says funny things. - Boo
When she tickles you. - Betty

5. What was your mom like as a child?
A girl.
A girl.

6. How old is your mom?
39.
39.
('tis true ... for a couple more days, anyway....)

7. How tall is your mom?
10 inches. - Betty
A younger height than Daddy. 49 inches. - Boo

8. What is her favorite thing to do?
Play with her children. - Boo
Go shopping. - Betty

9. What does your mom do when you're not around?
Goes to sleep. - Boo
Go to work. - Betty

10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
Singing. - Boo
Typing. - Betty

11. What is your mom really good at?
Not really anything. - Betty
Typing. - Boo

12. What is your mom not very good at?
Sports and cartwheels. - Betty
Cooking bad foods. - Boo

13. What does your mom do for her job?
She makes sure kids have lights on properly, have enough food to eat, and have a safe home. - Betty
Making money. - Boo.
(my note: they are actually both pretty close!)

14. What is your mom's favorite food?

Salad. - Boo

Salad with feta cheese. - Betty

15. What makes you proud of your mom?
She looks pretty. - Betty
She smells pretty. - Boo

16. If your mom were a character in a book, who would she be?
The Ice Cream Lady. - Boo
The little red hen. - Betty

(my note: when asked to cite the book where "the ice cream lady" is a character, Boo admitted that he plans to write that particular book. But when he does, I have a part in it as the ice cream lady. I'm certainly not complaining.)

17. What do you and your mom do together?

Shopping. - Betty

Read. - Boo

18. How are you and your mom the same?
We're both girls. - Betty
We're both young. We are. I'm 7 and you're 39. - Boo.

19. How are you and your mom different?
We don't have the same hair. - Boo
We have different color hair. - Betty (not exactly true ... we have the same color hair.)

20. How do you know your mom loves you?
'Cause she always smiles ... sometimes. - Betty
'Cause she's our mom. - Boo

21. Where is your mom's favorite place to go?
To the store. - Boo
To the library. - Betty

1 comment:

I'm just me... said...

Isn't it interesting to find out how our kids see us. I may need to borrow this to find out how Tink sees me.