Thursday, February 23, 2012

Thoughts About Mom - UPDATED by my children

Thoughts About Mom, as Answered by my Children

So yesterday, I posted a Facebook quiz where I posed questions to my children and posted their answers.  I have asked them the same questions today, and while some answers are the same, many are different.  I think the answers have grown, as they have, and their answers are more mature (well some of them).  Today my cherubs are 19 1/2, 11 1/2 and 9 1/2.  

Here are the questions and their answers:

1. What is something mom always says to you?
Allie:       Don’t care what other people say
Nathan:   Woot Woot
Jake:       no drinking right?

2. What makes mom happy?

Allie:      when her kids don’t fight
Nathan:   when children get along
Jake:       watching me play hockey

3. What makes mom sad?
Allie:       when the kids fight

Nathan:   when kids fight, and Jake doesn’t listen to her
Jake:        when I’m ill-mannered

4. How does your mom make you laugh?
Allie:       when she tells me jokes or a funny story from the past 

Nathan:   with funny jokes that she tells me when she talks 
Jake:       by making corny jokes or trying to talk gangsta

5. What was your mom like as a child?
Allie:       she didn’t have sleepovers only once a month, and she had a huge space between her teeth

Nathan:   very good but sometimes would make fun of people and once wrote Debbi + the devil about my auntie and that was very bad
Jake:       a scholar

6. How old is your mom?
Allie:      40

Nathan:  that’s a question I don’t like to answer often, cuz you really want to enjoy life, but I think 41 or 42, cuz I remember one year she was 40
Jake:      39

7. How tall is your mom?
Allie:       I would say 10 feet

Nathan:   Well, I’m about 5’2” so I’m gonna guess about 5’9”
Jake:       5’ 6”

8. What is her favorite thing to do?
Allie:       watch Dance Moms and Jerseylicious with her daughter, that’s me

Nathan:   spend time with the family or her friends, maybe even both
Jake:       spend time with her precious children

9. What does your mom do when you're not around?
Allie:      go on dates with my dad

Nathan:   I have no idea cuz I’m not around and cuz I never ask and I’m sorry for that
Jake:      crossword puzzles and cooks

10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
Allie:       being pretty
Nathan:   (laughs) let’s see…it’s either talk about family for comedy or for TV show, for example, like a TV show talking about your family or a comedy act cuz she’s really funny
Jake:      greatest mom ever

11. What is your mom really good at?
Allie:       singing

Nathan:   My mom is very good at taking care of her family
Jake:       cooking and helping her kids

12. What is your mom not very good at?
Allie:      knitting

Nathan:   I would say singing, but that would be offensive, so I would have to say, sorry to say this, but you’re not very good at trading your laptop with me
Jake:      nothing

13. What does your mom do for her job?
Allie:       something like a lawyer, I keep saying lawyer, cuz you say you are lots of times

Nathan:   she is like the 2nd lawyer, not really a lawyer, but does the lawyer’s work (this from the child who comes to work with me often)
Jake:      paralegal

14. What is your mom's favorite food?
Allie:       whoopee pies

Nathan:   Combos and salad
Jake:       chicken broccoli alfredo

15. What makes you proud of your mom?
Allie:       when she earns money from work and if she gets a promotion

Nathan:   how caring and loving she is and she really encourages me
Jake:       she’d do everything in the world and more just to make me happy

16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
Allie:       this is a hard one, can I skip it?

Nathan:   Socora (apparently this is a tough girl from Naruto who likes Soske, LOL)
Jake:       wonder woman?  hahaha

17. What do you and your mom do together?
Allie:       watch movies, lay down and have popcorn

Nathan:   many, many things
Jake:       laugh together at other people’s flaws

18. How are you and your mom the same?
Allie:       face, hair, both like Dance Moms and Jerseylicious and we both like Taylor Swift

Nathan:   hair, eyes, like to sleep in and stay up late, like hockey, both funny
Jake:       smart and funny

19. How are you and your mom different?
Allie:       She sings good, I sing bad, different eyes, she’s older, I’m younger and she always wears make-up and I don’t.

Nathan:   she likes salad, and she is addicted to Combos. I like video games, she likes sleeping, I also like sleeping but not as much. She has work, and I don’t but I want work instead of school. I have 2 lizards, she doesn’t, but she really does cuz she takes care of them. Ya, you get the point.
Jake:       she has kids?  Idk, lol

20. How do you know your mom loves you?
Allie:       when I’m sad, she rocks me and tells me that I don’t have to be sad and tells me reasons why

Nathan:   just the bond
Jake:       she treats me so well

22. Where is your mom's favorite place to go?
Allie:       Myrtle Beach

Nathan:   casino
Jake:       Olive Garden

23. What frustrates your mom the most?
Allie:     when everyone isn’t listening to her and screaming and yelling and fighting 

Nathan:  when kids don’t listen, for example when Jake leaves and she says he can’t
Jake:      insubordination


  1. Apparently in 3 years, I still cook but no longer clean as they mentioned cleaning over and over 3 years ago LOL

  2. Oh, whoopie pies are your favorite foods?

  3. Not my favorite, but I do like them