An Interview with My 4-Year Old

A friend forwarded to me a set of questions that she asked her two kids and I thought I'd try to do the same with my 4-year old.

1. What is something Mommy always says to you?
JOSH: Stop and I love you.

2. What makes Mommy happy?
JOSH: When I kiss and hug Zo

3. What makes Mommy sad?
JOSH: When I fight.

4. How does Mommy make you laugh?
JOSH: By tickling me!

5. If Mommy is an animal what is she like?
JOSH: A bird… because a bird is an animal.

6. What do you like about Mommy?
JOSH: That your hair is so beautiful.

7. What don't you like about Mommy?
JOSH: Uhm… I like everything about you, Mom.
(Awww. This is a very typical answer from him, when you ask him these kinds of questions. He's very diplomatic.)

8. What is Mommy's favorite thing to do?
JOSH: Work!

9. What does Mommy do when you're not around?
JOSH: Look for me.  (I wonder if he imagines me going from room to room calling out his name...?)

10. If Mommy becomes famous, what will it be for?
JOSH: A soup *Giggle, giggle* 
(He was having soup during the "interview.")

11. What is Mommy good at?

JOSH: Games, like Mario.

12. What is Mommy not very good at?
JOSH: Leaf Cup (at Mario Wii). Tell me another question.

13. What does Mommy do for her job?
JOSH: Work!

14. What is Mommy's favorite food?
JOSH: Vegetables.

15. What makes you proud of Mommy?
JOSH: When you do funny stuff.

16. If Mommy’s a cartoon character, who would she be?
JOSH: Jeff, from The Wiggles.

ZOE: Cup. Funny, Mommy. *Cute grin* (That's my 23-month old, who likes to feel that she's part of all conversations.

17. What do you and Mommy do together?
JOSH: Play Mario.

18. How are you and Mommy the same?
JOSH: I have light skin and you have light skin. I have stripe T-shirt and you have stripe T-shirt.

19. How are you and Mommy different?
JOSH: That we don’t have the same hair.

20. How do you know Mommy loves you?
JOSH: I know everything.
(Another typical Josh answer.)

21. Where is Mommy’s favorite place to go?
JOSH: To work.

22. What do you want to do for Mommy when you grow up?
JOSH: Cook, I guess, and draw a beautiful picture.

23. What do you want Mommy to continue doing?
JOSH: Play Zingo!

24. What do you want Mommy to stop doing?
JOSH: Shouting at me.

25. What do you want to say to Mommy?

JOSH: I love you.


 Bless him.  Despite my yelling at him, he loves me.  Children are such forgiving little souls.

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