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Interviews With The Kids

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Today I decided to interview my kids! I pretty much wrote exactly what they answered, as you can tell. Simon was listening to the other kids, which might explain some of his answers!


What is your name?

  • Gabbie: You know what my name is. Why can’t you write it. I don’t want to answer that one.
  • Zachary: You know just write it.
  • Simon: My name is Simon

When were you born?

  • Gabbie: April 1st 2005
  • Zachary: June 7th
  • Simon: [no answer]

How old are you?

  • Gabbie: Seven. And three quarters.
  • Zachary: Five. [later he tells me to write 500]
  • Simon: Three. [he is actually 2 but he always says he’s 3 for some reason!]

Who is your mommy? 

  • Gabbie: My mommy is my mommy.
  • Zachary: you.
  • Simon: my mommy.

What does your mommy do?

  • Gabbie: You don’t do anything. Oh, you take care of the kids.
  • Zachary: You put me to sleep.
  • Simon: You go to work.

Who is your daddy? 

  • Gabbie: My daddy.
  • Zachary: I don’t want to say his name. All I can say is daddy.
  • Simon: You are my daddy.

What does your daddy do?

  • Gabbie: He works.
  • Zachary: He works.
  • Simon: Play.

What is your favorite color?

  • Gabbie: Pink, purple, blue.
  • Zachary: Of course you know. Blue.
  • Simon: My favorite color.

What do you want to be when you grow up?

  • Gabbie: Ballet teacher.
  • Zachary: Nothing. I meant a police. No not a police. Nothing.
  • Simon: [no answer]

What is your favorite food?

  • Gabbie: Pizza.
  • Zachary: Cookies.
  • Simon: I don’t know.

What food do you not like?

  • Gabbie: Pasta with ketchup.
  • Zachary: Salad.
  • Simon: Green bagel. [?]

What is your favorite animal?

  • Gabbie: A dog.
  • Zachary: Goat because we get to feed them at the farm.
  • Simon: Tiger.


Where do you want to live when you grow up?

  • Gabbie: Kansas.
  • Zachary: Here. In this house.
  • Simon: I go shopping. I live at shopping.

What do Mommy and Daddy do when you are at school?

  • Gabbie: Daddy works. You go shopping.
  • Zachary: Don’t know.
  • Simon: Daddy is sleeping. You play.

What does Daddy say?

  • Gabbie: He says “I’m a Lion.”
  • Zachary: Joke. Bob.
  • Simon: He says roar.

What does mommy say?

  • Gabbie: I love you.
  • Zachary: Nothing.
  • Simon: You say roar.

What is your favorite song?

  • Gabbie: Rolling in the Deep
  • Zachary: Ya lala lalili. [Ya’lili]
  • Simon: Ya lala lalili [Ya’lili]

What is your favorite movie?

  • Gabbie: Tangled.
  • Zachary: Toy Story.
  • Simon: [laughs]

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?

  • Gabbie: Cookie dough.
  • Zachary: Chocolate and vanilla mixed together.
  • Simon: ice cream.

Where is your favorite place to eat?

  • Gabbie: Home. Actually Village Shalom.
  • Zachary: Same place as Gabbie’s.
  • Simon: [no answer]

Who is your favorite person?

  • Gabbie: You.
  • Zachary: Mommy.
  • Simon: [no answer]

Who is your best friend?

  • Gabbie: Chava, Etty, and Charli
  • Zachary: You.
  • Simon: Dahlia.

What is your favorite book?

  • Gabbie: Little House on the Prairie
  • Zachary: Don’t have one [I think it’s “The Little Engine That Could”]
  • Simon: [No answer but I think it’s “Brown Bear”]

What is your favorite thing to do?

  • Gabbie: Ballet
  • Zachary: Build
  • Simon: [no answer]