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Monday, July 21, 2008

Straight From the Source

I read this same questionnaire on my friend's blogs and I couldn't help but contribute Buddha's answers to the mix (especially for journaling purposes). It's so fun to question children. Their answers are so honest and without guile. Things like this always put me in mind of the church video where they asked kids different gospel-related questions. Oh, I think it's called "Out of the Mouths of Babes." Hilarious!! Anyway, I wrote everything exactly as Buddha said it. I wish you could hear the way he says things. It makes them that much funnier. But this is great as-is. Enjoy!

  • Q: What's something that Mommy always says to you?

A: I don't know.

  • Q: What makes Mommy happy?

A: Taking pictures.

  • Q: What makes Mommy sad?

A: Disobeying.

  • Q: How does Mommy make you laugh?

A: You make funny faces, like this ... (squishing his face).

  • Q: What was Mommy like as a child?

A: She was growing up into a Mommy and she got a baby!

  • Q: How old is your Mommy?

A: I don't know ... twenty seven!!

  • Q:How tall is your Mommy?

A: This tall (stretching hand up to ceiling but not quite making it past my chest).

  • Q: What is Mom's favorite thing to do?

A: Take pictures. Going somewhere where it has a fox. (???)

  • Q: What does Mommy do when you're not around?

A: She has quiet time.

  • Q: If Mommy was going to be famous, what would it be for?

A: Daddy.

  • Q: What is your Mommy really good at?

A: Driving. Sporting (???). Taking pictures. Feeding foxes (???).

  • Q: What is Mommy not very good at?

A: Taking spiders and eating them. That's not good. (????????????)

  • Q: What does Mommy do for her job?

A: Your job is when your work is done ... and taking pictures.

  • Q: What is Mommy's favorite food?

A: Tamales. Fruit strips.

  • Q: What makes you proud of your Mom?

A: Racing on a horsey and on a race truck and in a race car. And even a slow car in a race. (???)

  • Q: If Mommy was a cartoon character who would she be?

A: A Word World Pig! (Thanks a lot, Buddha).

  • Q: What do you and your Mommy do together?

A: We wash dishes. Laundry.

  • Q: How are you and Mommy the same?

A: We go and drive and I wish I could be in the front seat.

  • Q: How are you and your Mommy different?

A: Heavenly Father made us different.

  • Q: How do you know Mommy loves you?

A: Hugging. Kissing. Saying sorry.


Jen said...

So, so cute! I love the innocence of kids. Perfect for journal keeping.

Lindsey said...

Thank you for the laugh break from work! My favorite is this:

Q: If Mommy was going to be famous, what would it be for?
A: Daddy.

I do not quite understand it but it amuses me greatly nonetheless.

Liz said...

Ha! That's my favorite, too, Lindsey. I guess I don't stand out on my own, but Daddy, now there's a real celebrity! :)

Ben said...

This is so cute! I think I'll try and see what Caitlyn says. Soren's focus on foxes is pretty funny.

RaeAnn and Family said...

Love his answers!!! I may have to duplicate this - for journaling purposes of course.

suzi said...

Hilarious. I'm going to try it with my kids.

Mom and Dad said...

Just darling. He has your photography addiction pegged.