All about mom

June 1, 2019 | By More

I am always so curious as to what most children think of their mother; what she does all day, things she says and habits she has, what she looks like, and what they think her own childhood was like. I am forever entertained and endeared by their answers. I interviewed several kids about their mom, and these are some of their responses.

How old is your mom? (Most common answer: her correct age.)

“20? Maybe 28?” – Jasmine, age 5

“14.” – Isobel, age 5

“6… maybe 8.” – Emi, age 5

What is your mom’s favorite food? (Most common answer: vegetables)

“Chips and salsa, and jalapeños with hot sauce.” – Raff, age 9

“Broccoli.” – Jasmine, age 5

“Salad.” – Isobel, age 5

“Dinner.” – Aspen, age 7

“Keto. I don’t know what that is, but she always says she can’t have anything but Keto.” – Gracie, age 4

What is your mom’s favorite drink? (Most common answer: coffee)

“Water that fizzes.” – Hayden, age 13

“That brown bottle in the fridge…” {goes to check} “Kentucky Bourbon Stout.” – Raff, age 9

“Adult beverages.” – Cody, age 13

What is your mom’s job? (Most common answer: Nurse.)

“Working at the school.” – Jasmine, age 5

“Working in the laboratory.” – Isobel, age 5

“Client worker.” – Cody, age 13

“A hair salon worker.” – Raff, age 9

What is something you see your mom doing a lot of? (Most common answer: Tie between cleaning and laundry.)

“Being good.” – Jasmine, age 5

“Cuddling with me.” – Aspen, age 7

“Talking on the phone.” – Ruby, age 13

“Plucking her gray hairs.” – Gracie, age 4

What is something you wish your mom did more of? (Most common answer: Spend more time with me.)

“Not go to work so we can play.” – Isobel, age 5

“See the future of my mind.” – Emi, age 5

“Buy candy.” – Hayden, age 13

“Go out to eat!” – Kristyn, age 16

What is something your mom always says to you? (Most common answer: I love you.)

“Go to bed.” – Cody, age 13

“You can do it yourself.” – Ruby, age 13

“Don’t eat your booger’s.” – Ben, age 3

How would you describe your mom, and what’s her style? (Most common answer: Dresses good.)

“Dresses and high heels.” – Jasmine, age 5

“Brown eyes and brown hair, a bright face, and sparkly fingernails!” – Isobel, age 5

“She likes colors.” – Cody, age 13

“She dresses like a mom.” – Ruby, age 13

“She’s short.” – Hayden, age 13

“Beautiful, and her style is tattoos.” – Raff, age 9

If you had to describe your mom as an animal, what animal would it be? (Most common answer: A cat.)

“A unicorn.” – Jasmine, age 5

“Quiet as a mouse and soft as a bear.” – Aspen, age 7

“A lizard.” – Cody, age 13

“A white mole.” – Raff, age 9

What is something your mom does to relax? (Most common answer: Lays down.)

“Plays in her bedroom.” – Emi, age 5

“Takes her anxiety X medicine.” – Gracie, age 4

“Gets on Facebook.” – Hayden, age 13

“Goes on an adventure.” – Raff, age 9

Is your mom a good cook? If so, what is your favorite thing she makes? (Most common answer: Yes, macaroni and cheese.)

“She makes good rolls.” – Emery, age 7

“Chinese noodles!” – Emi, age 5

“No, she burns stuff and we have to open a window.” – Gracie, age 4

If your mom became the first woman president, what do you think her first rule would be? (Most common answer: Kids have to clean their rooms.)

“Keep people safe in the name of the law!” – Emi, age 5

“Have your kids in bed by 9 p.m.” – Hayden, age 13

“Only poop in the toilet and be sure to wipe good.” – Ben, age 3

“Be kind to everyone.” – Raff, age 9

What do you think your mom wanted to be when she grew up? (Most common answer: A doctor.)

“A model.” – Emery, age 7

“A knitter.” – Cody, age 13

“A cat holder.” – Ben, 3

“A Real Housewife like on that TV show.” – Gracie, age 4

Do you think your mom is scared of anything? (Most common answer: Spiders)

“Actually, yes. Tigers.” – Emi, age 5

“What the world is turning into.” – Cody, age 13

“Heating stuff up in plastic, because of cancer.” – Raff, age 9

Would you trade your mom for a different mom?

Unanimous: “No!”


Category: Every Day Life

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