who grows up to be a friend.
My daughter, as you are probably well aware by now, is 16 going on 27. Alyssa is also very smart and tender-hearted. I have spent every possible moment with her because being a mother is what i have wanted to do since I was four years old. Some of those moments she wished I had been far away because I am a bit clingy and now that she is getting older I am having a hard time “letting go” of my precious pearl. That’s what happens when you have one child.
Anyway, I was reading Stir Fry Awesomeness last night and she posted some cute questions that she used to interview her small children. I thought it would be fun to ask Alyssa the same questions since she is older and maybe I would get a whole different group of answers that would either show she totally knows me or she doesn’t really know me at all! So I held my breath and started asking her…
What is something mom always says to you?
What makes mom happy?
- Me and Evette
What makes mom sad?
- Eating the last eclair
How does your mom make you laugh?
- When she is acting stupid (me? act stupid?)
What was your mom like as a child?
- Carrot head nerd (such a lovely answer!)
How old is your mom?
- Old (great! I have another birthday soon too)
How tall is your mom?
- 5’8 (actually 5’8 1/4″)
What is her favorite thing to do?
- Write this blog and not sleep
What does your mom do when you’re not around?
- Write on her blog and not sleep (she is such a smarty pants)
If your mom is on TV for something, what will it be for?
- The most times ever being proposed to (we won’t talk about this one)
What is your mom really good at?
- Making things with beans (not to eat…LOL…craft things!)
What is your mom not very good at?
What is your mom’s favorite food?
- Anything with sugar in it
What makes you proud of your mom?
- She is so dedicated to anything she puts her mind to :o)
If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
- Mix between Daffy Duck, Woody Woodpecker and Gumby
What do you and your mom do together?
- Have totally random conversations (I think this is good LOL)
How are you and your mom the same?
- Too many things (This is excellent although she doesn’t think so!)
How are you and your mom different?
- Not many things these days.
How do you know your mom loves you?
- Just a known fact (aaahhh I like this answer)
Where is your mom’s favorite place to go?
- Vermont (yep, cows, snow, cheese and Robert Frost)
What does your mom do for a job?
- Stuff on computers – the jobs of four people (she always says that)
Actually, she does know me quite well. I don’t even have to say anything sometimes and she will still know what I am thinking. Unfortunately for her, sometimes the opposites is true. It also helps that she gets this certain look on her face if she is telling a half truth. I always say, “I can see the devil dancing in your eyes” and then she knows she’s doomed.
happy memories of the past,
the joyful moments of the present,
and the hope and promise
of the future.
How well do you think your children know you?