Tuesday, March 10, 2009

"My Mom"

Today I decided to participate in a "meme" that I saw on Facebook.  I have chosen to ask each of my boys the following questions about me and write down their exact responses.  I interviewed them each separately so they wouldn't copy each others answers even though a few of them had the same responses.  This ought to be good.  If you decide to play along, leave me a comment and let me know. 

And just a reminder:
Luke is 3 
Carson is 6 
Taylor is 11
(And you will see my comments in italics and parenthesis.)

1. What is something mom always says to you?
Luke - "I love you."
Carson - "I love you."
Taylor - "Stop it!"

2. What makes mom happy?
Luke - When I say "I love you."
Carson - When I dry the table and do good stuff.
Taylor - wine (smart kid)

3. What makes mom sad?
Luke - When I say "I hate you."
Carson - When I say "Shut up."
Taylor - When the Biggest Loser is over.

4. How does your mom make you laugh?
Luke - When you wear your sunglasses (Say what?)
Carson - Telling funny jokes
Taylor - By tickling me

5. What was your mom like as a child?
Luke - played toys
Carson - you didn't look like my mom anymore (Maybe a smaller version)
Taylor - sporty

6. How old is your mom?
Luke - eleven (not possible)
Carson - twenty-four (I love you - you can have cookies for dinner)
Taylor - 30 (oh so close)

7. How tall is your mom?
Luke - big (you're grounded)
Carson - about 30 feet long
Taylor - 5 ft. 4 in. 

8. What is her favorite thing to do?
Luke - read stories to me
Carson - play bunco
Taylor - workout, drink wine, play bunco

9. What does your mom do when you're not around?
Luke - driving
Carson - usually clean the house
Taylor - works out and blogs

10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
Luke - being the oldest (nice Luke, way to make me feel good.)
Carson - cause you might look good (I hate to play favorites, but so far he's in the running)
Taylor - a fitness person

11. What is your mom really good at?
Luke - working out
Carson - making dinner
Taylor - gymnastics

12. What is your mom not very good at?
Luke - making hot dogs (Huh? What did Carson just say in #11?)
Carson - beating me at the matching game
Taylor - pitching in baseball

13. What does your mom do for her job?
Luke - go on the computer and work (now if I only got paid for it!)
Carson - nothing
Taylor - watches me, Carson and Luke

14. What is your mom's favorite food?
Luke - chicken
Carson - capers (which he pronounced vipers)
Taylor - enchiladas

15. What makes you proud of your mom?
Luke - eating all my dinner
Carson - for giving me ice cream
Taylor - this is going to take awhile . . . . everything! (looks like we've got another contestant in the running for favorites!)

16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
Luke - American Idol, but I'd miss you
Carson - a cowgirl
Taylor - Sandy the squirrel because she's from Texas (I've never even been to Texas)

17. What do you and your mom do together?
Luke - hugs (and he proceeded to give me a big one!)
Carson - wait for my bus
Taylor - go see dogs

18. How are you and your mom the same?
Luke - we live far away from our friends (what an impressive answer for a 3 year old!)
Carson - we both live in the same house
Taylor - we're in the same family

19. How are you and your mom different?
Luke - I'm 3 and you're 11 (at least he's consistent)
Carson - she's a girl and I'm a boy
Taylor - she's a girl

20. How do you know your mom loves you?
Luke - cause
Carson - because your special to me
Taylor - because she takes care of me

21. Where is your mom's favorite place to go?
Luke - to work out at the gym
Carson - Kohl's
Taylor - the gym


  1. This is awesome. I am totally stealing this idea. So fun for when they get older.

  2. oh my gosh - so adorable!! I love all the answers, but your comments were hysterical.

  3. Love it! I worked on this yesterday with my boys and will post it tomorrow.


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