This was so much fun and caused so much giggling in my house that I thought I would share it here:
WITHOUT ANY prompting, ask your child these questions and write down EXACTLY what they say. It is a great way to find out what they really think. When you re-post put your Child's age.
P.S. There's a blank copy in the comment section!
1. What is something mom always says to you?
C - I'm sorry, like when I'm sad and stuff
S - Make sure you put stuff away
A - I don't think I'm ever going to answer that one
2. What makes mom happy?
C - When I do stuff you ask me to do
S - Planting in your garden
A - Getting snuggled
3. What makes mom sad?
C - When I'm upset
S - When me and Ayla argue
A - Not snuggling
4. How does your mom make you laugh?
C - When we watch Jon Stewart
S - (giggles) easily
A - OK, I think I'm only going to get the snuggle ones right
5. What was your mom like as a child?
C - Sylvia
S - Smart. You said you were like a nerdy kid or something like that.
A - I don't know, but you were not a puppy
6. How old is your mom?
C - 36?
S - 28
A - 3...22?
7. How tall is your mom?
C - 5 foot 2
S - 5 feet tall
A - 5?
8. What is her favorite thing to do?
C - garden, griddle, griddle!, griddle!!
S - I guess one of your favorite things to do is play with us
A - Didn't I already solve that with the snuggle?
9. What does your mom do when you're not around?
C - We're pretty much always around
S - Sit around and watch shows and stuff
A - Watch tv with Papa
10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
C - art
S - photography, that one's simple
A - gratography
11. What is your mom really good at?
C - being a mom
S - photography
A - I'm just gonna say snuggling
12. What is your mom not very good at?
C - I can't think of anything
S - flips ... (giggles) or being Dad
A - nothing
13. What does your mom do for a job?
C - homeschool us
S - homeschool us
A - painting
14.What is your mom's favorite food?
C - Fresh produce, pretty much
S - I don't know...organic?
A - egg salad?
15.What makes you proud of your mom?
C - You're really nice
S - You make me happy about a lot of things...but I don't know
A - Can I answer that with snuggling?
16. If your mom were a character, who would she be?
C - Not Bones, maybe Pinkie Pie
S - Phineas and Ferb's mom - "Anybody want some snacks?"
A - Twilight Sparkle
17. What do you and your mom do together?
C - Watch Bones and Jon Stewart. You drive me around
S - Read
A - snuggle and snuggling again
18. How are you and your mom the same?
C - We're good at stuff
S - We like math, I guess
A - We both like snuggling
19. How are you and your mom different?
C - You don't freak out about everything
S - I'm messier
A - She wears glasses
20. How do you know your mom loves you?
C - 'Cause you say it a lot
S - 'Cause she does a lot of awesome stuff for us
A - 'Cause she tells me a lot and she hugs me
21. What does your mom like most about your dad?
C - He's Papa
S - He's sweet. Like when he walked through a marsh to pick those flowers.
A - 'Cause he's great at snuggling?
22. Where is your mom's favorite place to go?
C - outside
S - outside
A - Hm. Going to the waterfall place
23. How old was your mom when you were born?
C - 27
S - I don't know. Can I do the math for it? Oh, 30.
A - 72?