Thursday, May 22, 2008

Mommy post

OK...I don't know if I like being tagged Mickie,but here goes anyhow...

1.Typically, what time do you wake up? 6:30am
2. On a good night, what time are your kids in bed? 8:30 during school, 9:30 during the summer
3. How long have you been a mommy? almost 11 years
4. How old were you when you became a mom? on my 25th birthday
5. What is your favorite kids T.V show? Super Why!, Backyardigans
6. What is your least favorite kids T.V. show? Yo, gabba gabba, dubba dubba, whatever!
7. What is your favorite chore? I don't think I have one! Although I don't mind cleaning sinks
8. What is your favorite meal to cook? Ummmm, yah, I don't love cooking
9. What meal do you cook most often? Isabel loves noodles so I'll go with noodles or homemade pizza
10. What is your kids favorite meal? They are so sweet and compliment almost every meal but I think it's probably homemade pizza's chicken puffs, I need to make those
11. What is your favorite thing your husband does with your kids? I love when he puts them to bed. I get so tired by nightfall that I just can't do it! I also love when he plays baseball or soccer with them.
12. What are 5 things that make you smile when you’re being a mom?

1. Isabel's clothing choices and hair do-s.
2. Brigham saying ma and hugging me.
3. McKenna reading to me when I don't feel well.
4. Sydney hugging me so tight and for so long.
5. Listening to their answers at Family Home Evening and realizing that they get the gospel better than I do!
13. If you could take your kids anywhere, where would it be? To see Grandma M and Papa Doc on their mission in Chicago.
14. When was the last time you went out without your kids? We went to Chili's after McKenna's program. It reminded me why we don't do restaurants with all of them very often.
15. What is your favorite pastime/activity to do with your kids? I love it when they make cards and scrapbook with me. I love it when we go to the movies together too.
16. Name one thing you said you would never say as a mother? "You are not the mother". I heard it all the time and I say it all the time
17. Name something you do, that your own mom did? Love my kids more than anything!
18. What is your favorite quality your mom has? Charity and Optimism
19. What is your favorite kids book? I love you this much, Alice the Fairy, The Kissing Hand
20. What is your favorite advice for new moms? Hold that new baby and just sit the day away. Listen when they talk no matter how silly the story. Tell them you love them.
21. What is your most heartbreaking moment as a mom? Seeing the worry and concern they had when I went through cancer. No child should be that scared or worried, ever.
22. What is your most joyful moment being a mom? It's the little games, church programs, singing in the car to the radio..all those things are great fun if we can get there in the convertible with the top down
23. When was the last time you told one of your kids you loved them? This morning when they left for school.
24. When was the last time you were told? At the same time!

And I know my family already did this so I tag Angi Holt, Kari Lyn Harris, Tanya Wilky,


Wilky's said...

You are a good mom!

Shortcake and Company said...

Wow..I learned some new things again. I learn so much from what kind of mom you are. You're a fab sistah too!

Shannon said...

You're such a great momma. That was fun to read.

The Brockbanks said...

Wow you made me cry! Thanks for the good reminders. You are an example to us all.

ramsam said...

Man girl, how do you do it? You exhaust me, but in a good way. You are so inspiring and productive. I totally love you!