There's this thing going around Facebook called "Interview with my Kids". It was very amusing, and thought worth posting here. The answers are direct, word-for-word quotes from the kids; anything in parenthesis and italics are my thoughts/responses:
1. What is something mom always says to you
Kate: Do you have my headband?
Bryce: You need to change your attitude or you're grounded!
Seth: Can you calm down for at least a second?
Luke: Do you want a spanking?
2. What makes mom happy?
Kate: A clean house
Bryce: Giving you valentines
Seth: Calmness, and music while she's working
Luke: That I be good, not naughty
3. What makes mom sad?
Kate: When her "Chocolate is a need" mug is dirty.
Bryce: When somebody hurts her feelings
Seth: When she stubs her toe
Luke: When people hurt her feelings
4. How does your mom make you laugh?
Kate: When she randomly starts singing - and dancing! - weird songs in the kitchen
Bryce: When I frown, you make the same face, and that makes me laugh
Seth: When I see your butt crack (I have a problem with my jeans not staying where they should when I'm sitting on the floor... the kids usually say "Hey Mom, crack kills.")
Luke: You kiss me
5. What did your mom like to do when she was a child?
Kate: She watched the Waltons
Bryce: She had an imaginary husband named Zeke
Seth: She watched the old Underdog
Luke: She played with her dolls at Nanny's
6. How old is your mom?
Bryce: 36; well, you're really 35 but turning 36 in a month
Luke: I - don't - know!
7. How tall is your mom?
Kate: 5' 5 1/2"
Bryce: 5' 5"
Seth: 102 feet
Luke: (whining....) I don't knooooooow - I want chocolate miiiiilk....
8. What is her favorite thing to watch on TV?
Kate: Eli Stone
Bryce: The View
Seth: The View
Luke: the weather
9. What does your mom do when you're not around?
Kate: sleep and eat chocolate - mint chocolate that Laura brings her
Bryce: eat chocolate and turn on 'that' music - I don't know what it's called, but it's very odd... (based on what he started humming, he means my big band CD)
Seth: type on the computer
Luke: she types
10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
Kate: Going on Dancing with the Stars
Bryce: writing a song - also what Seth said - publishing a book (he wanted that answer but Seth said it first)
Seth: publishing a book
Luke: don't know...
11. What is your mom really good at?
Kate: skipping school
Bryce: playing piano
Luke: REALLY good at typing
12. What is your mom not very good at?
Bryce: boxing on Wii
Seth: being angry (Did he not understand the question??)
Luke: dressing me
13. What does your mom do for her job?
Kate: she works at Buds in Blossoms/Aunt Bets's counter
Bryce: Buds in Blossoms
Seth: flowers for weddings
14. What is your mom's favorite food?
Kate: mint ice cream
Bryce: chocolate chip cookies
Luke: eggs (I'm actually NOT a huge fan of eggs...maybe that's just what was on his mind at the moment.)
15. What makes you proud of your mom?
Kate: that you come up with something to make for supper every night (For me, this is no small feat!)
Bryce: that you're my mom
Seth: letting science be the first thing in school (I think he thinks "what makes you proud" means "what makes you happy"...)
Luke: you paint with me (Again, think we might be confusing "being proud" with "what I want"...)
16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
Bryce: Sweet Polly
Luke: a cowgirl (huh????)
17. What do you and your mom do together?
Kate: go shopping!
Bryce: we play drums and piano
Seth: we do school together
Luke: we play a game
18. How are you and your mom the same?
Kate: we both like to go shopping
Bryce: we both have blond hair
Seth: our faces look the same
Luke: because we are white (After studying me carefully, I think this was honestly the only similarity he could see!! He looks slightly like his dad...)
19. How are you and your mom different?
Kate: We don't agree on shoes or bedding - the BIG debate
Bryce: I'm not a girl
Seth: you're taller!
Luke: because you have white hair and I have black hair
20. What does your mom like most about your dad?
Kate: his sarcasm
Bryce: his freaky goatee
Seth: you love each other
Luke: you kiss dad ALL THE TIME in the kitchen!!!!
21. . Where is your mom's favorite place to go?
Kate: Red Lobster
Seth: you like sitting on the beach, just laying down
Luke: go to the beach