I did this interview, which I think someone emailed to me or I saw on Facebook, back when Brailey was six and Britt was five. A good friend of mine (thank you, Lolo!) posted this on her Facebook earlier this spring, and so I interviewed my B's again. I intended to get this on the blog all summer long! Ironically, when I was looking for the questions to write my post, I found the original interview from nearly seven years ago. How fun! It was a great surprise! So I included their first answers, as six and five years olds, and their most recent answers, as eleven and thirteen year olds. I interviewed them separately, so the fact that some of their answers are the same is interesting. And I think I may have a problem with chocolate...
1. What is something mom always says to you?
Brailey 6: I love you. 13: You're my dream come true.
Britt 5: I love you all the way to heaven and back a million times and more! 11: I love you all the way to heaven and back a million times and more!
2. What makes mom happy?
Brailey 6: When I kiss you. 13: Chocolate.
Britt 5: When I give you a kiss and hug. 11: Chocolate.
3. What makes mom sad?
Brailey 6: When Daddy hurts your feelings. 13: When you don't have your chocolate and when Roman Reigns loses (wrestling matches).
Britt 5: When I don’t give you a kiss and hug. 11: Not having enough chocolate.
4. How does your mom make you laugh?
Brailey 6: Tickle me! 13: When you imitate WWE Superstars.
Britt 5: Ask funny things. 11: When you imitate Simon the spy from True Lies.
5. What did your mom like to do as a child?
Brailey 6: You played with your Barbies. 13: I don't know, I wasn't born then. You said you were chubby.
Britt 5: I don’t know! 11: I don't know. I was never there.
6. How old is your mom?
Brailey 6: Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh… I don’t know. I think it’s 37. (I said WHAT?! You’re supposed to say 29!) Mom, that’s the real answer! (She meant the 37…) 13: 42?
Britt 5: 16 1/2 11: 36 (wink-wink!)
7. How tall is your mom?
Brailey 6: I think you’re about 5 feet, no 4 feet, no 3, no 2, no 2 inches… I think the answer is 2 feet. 13: 5'6"
Britt 5: 16 ½ (said with a mischievous smile) 11: 5'7"
8. What is her favorite thing to watch on TV? (6 & 5)
Brailey Hannah Montana!
Britt The news.
Question 8 changed from when they were 5 and 6 to What is her favorite thing to do? (11 & 13)
Brailey Eat chocolate! And be with us all in a car.
9. What does your mom do when you're not around?
Brailey 6: Work on your computer. 13: Work on your computer.
Britt 5: Work on your puter. 11: Take care of the house.
10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
Brailey 6: Uh, what’s that mean? You would probably be rich and have a bunch of guitars. 13: Ali Dee Collection.
Britt 5: Movie star! 11: A TV show about our life.
11. What is your mom really good at?
Brailey 6: Riding your horse, because you barrel race really well. I want to be like you. 13: Typing.
Britt 5: Your computer! 11: Eating chocolate. Just kidding! Being a mom.
12. What is your mom not very good at?
Brailey 6: Drawing. You don’t draw as good as me. You only draw good crosses and hearts. I’m sorry, Mom…! 13: Cooking.
Britt 5: Putting stuff up in the shop. 11: Math.
13. What does your mom do for her job?
Brailey 6: You work at JP Associates. 13: Take care of Britt and I and then call stores and ask them if they want Ali Dee Collection and then write a newsletter for JP.
Britt 5: You work and do your payments. 11: Ali Dee Sales Rep and works for JP.
14. What is your mom's favorite food?
Brailey 6: Chocolate! 13: Chocolate and Dad's steaks on Christmas.
Britt 5: Chocolate! 11: Chocolate.
15. What makes you proud of your mom?
Brailey 6: I think what makes me proud of you is that you’re always giving lots of happiness to Britt and I. 13: That you're an Ali Dee manager person.
Britt 5: I don’t know what that means. 11: When you do a good job being a mom.
16. If your mom were a character, who would she be?
Brailey 6: Hannah Montana 13: Stephanie McMahon (WWE Superstar)
Britt 5: Hannah Montana 11: Stephanie McMahon
17. What do you and your mom do together?
Brailey 6: We go to school together and sit with each other and watch Hannah Montana. 13: Watch WWE and ride horses.
Britt 5: Stay home. 11: Talk.
18. How are you and your mom the same?
Brailey 6: We both like to each chocolate and especially Cadbury eggs! 13: We would have the same hair color if you didn't dye it.
Britt 5: Because we stay home. 11: We're human beings.
19. How are you and your mom different?
Brailey 6: YOU are better at riding horses than me and I’m learning how to ride horses. 13: I go to school and you don't.
Britt 5: Because you have long hair and I have short hair. 11: You're a girl and I'm a boy.
20. How do you know your mom loves you?
Brailey 6: ‘Cause you tuck me in and say it each night. 13: 'Cause you tell me every night.
Britt 5: Because you always give me morning hugs. 11: 'Cause you tell me every night before I go to bed.
21. What does your mom like most about your dad?
Brailey 6: He ropes really well and he keeps the roof on our heads. 13: That he takes care of us.
Britt 5: 'Cause he loves you! 11: He's funny.
22. Where does your mom like to go?
Brailey 6: Chuck E. Cheeses? Subway? 13: Home!
Britt 5: Out to town. 11: Home!
23. This question wasn't on the survey from a few years ago. How old was mom when you were born?
Britt Calculated it out in his head and got 32.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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