Interview with my children

Chel tagged me with this in Facebook and I thought I would share my kids answers here.

1. What is something that your mom always says to you?

Rachel: Let’s do a project. (I seldom say “Let’s do a project–it was all she could think of.)

Esther: Esther (she says I always say her name when I talk to her.)
Issac: Issac, come here.

2. What makes mom happy?
Rachel: When I do what she says

Esther: When I take initiative.

Issac: Doing initiative.

3. What makes mom sad? (I guess I have been really emphasizing initiative.:))

Rachel: When I don’t obey.

Esther: When I don’t take initiative.

Issac: When I don’t work.

4. How does your mom make you laugh?

Rachel: When the project she has me do is silly.

Esther: When you tickle me and tell funny jokes.

Issac:  She laughs.

5. What was your mom like as a child?
Rachel: Silly.

Esther: Like me.

Issac: Like Esther.

6. How old is your mom? (I am 34)

Esther:I don’t have any particular idea at all.

Issac : 36

7. How tall is your mom? (I am 5’3″)
Rachel : as tall as I am.

Esther: a head taller than me.

Issac: 5 feet
8. What is her favorite thing to do?

Rachel: Spend time with us and paint.

Esther: Read

Issac: Read books.

9. What does your mom do when you’re not around?

Rachel: Do work around the house and paint.

Esther: Have some quiet time and get some work done.

Issac: Write.

10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
Rachel: Paintings.

Esther: Paintings and being the best mom in the world.

Issac: Painting.

11. What is your mom really good at?
Rachel:Being my mom.

Esther: Cuddling me.

Issac : Painting.
12. What is your mom not very good at?
Rachel: Keeping us settled.

Esther: Balancing. (She means in wii fit.  Stupid knees.)

Issac: Being bugs Bunny. (He means imitating the voice–I am bad at voices.)

13. What does your mom do for a job?
Rachel :Working on websites.

Esther : Working on websites.

Issac : Painting.
14.What is your mom’s favorite food? (they are all right.)



Issac: Salad

15. What makes you proud of your mom?

Rachel : That you are so good at painting.

Esther: When you finish a painting.

Issac: Paintings.

16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?

Rachel: Calvin’s mom. (She explained that I would be good at dealing with Calvin.)

Esther: The older sister in Scrapped Princess.

Issac: Daffy Duck (he has been watching tons of Bug’s Bunny.)

17. What do you and your mom do together?
Rachel:Have tea together.

Esther: Cuddle

Issac:Hooked on Phonics

18. How are you and your mom the same?

Rachel: Our eyes.

Esther: My hair, our actions when we were young, and a lot of our problems.

Issac: We both like jeans.

19. How are you and your mom different?

Rachel: I’m a kid and she is a grown up.

Esther:She is taller than me.

Issac:Shes bigger and I am smaller.

20. How do you know your mom loves you?

Rachel: I have faith that she does.

Esther: She hugs me so much.

Issac: She hugs and kisses me.

21. What does your mom like most about your dad? (they got this absolutely right!)

Rachel: Because he is fun.

Esther: He’s hilarious.

Issac: He’s funny.

22. Where is your mom’s favorite place to go? (None of the above my favorite place to go is HOME though I do like IKEA.)

Rachel: I don’t know.

Esther: Ikea

Issac: Ikea