interview with my babies...

Mini is 4.5yo, and Lam is 6.5yo. And I've always wondered what goes on in their minds when they think of their mommy.

Now, I know they won't tell what they REALLY think -- especially when they're allowed only one piece of cake or banned from playing video games -- (although I'm sure I have a good idea), but this little meme gave me a little glimpse into their massive brain matter.

To avoid any cross-contamination, I interviewed these monkeys separately, because you know, they're monkeys. The boy's answers made me laugh. Especially #11 & #12. LOL!

1. What is something mommy always says to you?
Lam: Elbows off the table, because I do that a lot and forget.
Mini: I don't know.

2. What makes mommy happy?
Lam: Relaxing.
Mini: Taking care of her kids.

3. What makes mommy sad?
Lam: Getting sick.
Mini: When she's alone.

4. How does your mommy make you laugh?
Lam: Sometimes when you do funny things.
Mini: Funny jokes.

5. What did your mommy like to do when she was a child?
Lam: Play.
Mini: Play.

6. How old is your mommy ?
Lam: 39
Mini: I don't know.

7. How tall is your mommy ?
Lam: As tall as a school bus. (?)
Mini: 9 feet tall.

8. What is her favorite thing to watch on TV?
Lam: Friends.
Mini: Dr. Who.

9. What does your mommy do when you're not around?
Lam: Mostly hang out with the girls.
Mini: Relax.

10. If your mommy becomes famous, what will it be for?
Lam: A tv or movie star because you watch a lot of tv. For the experience.
Mini: Putting me on your blog.

11. What is your mommy really good at?
Lam: Sewing. (?!)
Mini: Hugging.

12. What is your mommy not very good at?
Lam: Figuring out how to use computers. (BWAH-HAHAHAHA!!!)
Mini: Playing video games.

13. What does your mommy do for her job?
Lam: Blog.
Mini: Going on her laptop.

14. What is your mommy 's favorite food?
Lam: I'd definitely think sushi.
Mini: Sushi.

15. What makes you proud of your mommy?
Lam: Saving me from a wildlife fire and saving me from a 200 alien invasion.
Mini: Hugging me when I'm sad.

16. If your mommy were a cartoon character, who would she be?
Lam: Relaxi-Mom
Mini: Atomic Betty.

17. What do you and your mommy do together?
Lam: Almost nothing.
Mini: Play video games.

18. How are you and your mommy the same?
Lam: Sometimes we both like to relax.
Mini: We have the same coloured eyes.

19. How are you and your mommy different?
Lam: You're female, I'm male.
Mini: We have different coloured skin.

20. How do you know your mommy loves you?
Lam: She lets me do things sometimes that I'm not allowed to do.
Mini: She takes care of me.

21. What does your mommy like most about your daddy?
Lam: His bad jokes. Or singing.
Mini: His funny jokes.

22. Where is your mommy 's favorite place to go?
Lam: Sushi places.
Mini: Sushi places.

12 comments:

  1. *very* adorable. Quite the window (I <3 Lam's #12 - brat!)

    I've got mine in the queue, but have yet to nail down #2 for her responses (I made a point of isolating #1 for hers, as it seems you've done). I think one of them said my favourite thing to do was laundry, which would explain why they go out of their way to generate it.

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  2. Would that be Atomic Netty? :)

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  3. I love that you'll become famous for putting Mini on your blog. :)

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  4. These always crack me up! Good idea on separating the two so there was no cross contamination.

    I really need to do this with my kids, ti shoudl be good for a laugh or two at my expense!

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  5. I love this post. Makes me wish I can interview both my kids now too. Hehe. :-)

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  6. Your kids are very funny. I'm almost afraid to interview mine... nah, I'm going to try this. Separating them will be the issue.

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  7. @harmzie:
    yes, I don't think he knows what Mommy used to do for a living. Bwahaha!

    @kyooty:
    good one, Mary! :)

    @Asianmommy:
    she surprises me with her insight!

    @Kami:
    I was putting this off for a while, unsure if I should do it or not. But they loved it, and it was fun for me.
    Do it! I think you'll be surprised with your results. :)

    @Shai:
    Your son might be old enough, right? :)

    @Su:
    Why not get that hubby of yours to help distract one while you interview the other?!
    But to be honest, I was a little afraid too. :)

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  8. Apparently you have some pretty amazing life-saving skills (#15) so it's a good thing you go for balance, Relaxi-Mom. And you do almost nothing with your son. Those are my faves: Hilarious.
    I wish I'd done these every year with both kids.

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  9. @Musing:
    Yeah, I'm not sure where she got that number! LOL

    @Andrea:
    Yes, balance is key! :) I think I deserve it after the 200 aliens thing.
    Yeah, the 'almost nothing' made me laugh. Priorities, I guess, right? He only remembers that I won't play video games with him because it make me motion-sick. :)

    I think I *will* do it every year. I guess you can do that with M, and it would still be interesting to find out which cartoon character Z thinks you would be. ;)

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  10. you apparently eat a lot of sushi and give good hugs! :)

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  11. @Carlene:
    I guess I could be famous for worse things, right?! LOL :)

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