Tuesday, April 29, 2008


1. Typically what time do you wake up??

DAD - 5:00, The rest of us the latest is 5:30

2.On a good night what time are your kids in bed?

8 pm...it's harder now, as it's still light!

3.How long have you been a mommy?

8 years in July :)

4.How old were you when you became a mommy?

A mature 27 years old!!!

5.What is your favorite kids tv show/movie?

We love Game Plan - - - on TV we watch old Full House episodes

6.What is your least favorite kids show?

Sponge Bob Squarepants - yuck! Jonah's boy cartoons: Turtles, Ben 10

7. What are your kids 'favorite' chores??

Outside yard work. Charley loves to help fold blankets. Tasha just "undoes" all the chores

8.What is your favorite meal to cook?

Anything fast and easy, frozen stuff from Costco and our Relief Society trade group:)

9.What is the meal you cook most often?

Crockpot meat and mixes

10.What is your kids favorite meal?

Corndogs, Burritos, Mac & Cheese - the stuff mommy and daddy don't like

11.What is your favorite thing your husband does with your kids?

Riding bikes, helping with homework, reading -

Outdoors at cabing, 4 wheelers, boat

12.What are five things that make you smile when being a mom?

1.Hearing my kids laugh 2.Seeing them play nicely together 3.Having them eager to help me with chores 4.Listening to my kids talk to me about their thoughts & feelings 5.Being able to spend time together as a family and everyone is happy to be there :)

13.If you could take your kids anywhere, where would it be?

To see Mimi and Papas condo in Mexico

14.When was the last time you went somewhere without your kids?

Tues. afternoon for about an hour for a doctor appointment

15.What is your favorite past time activity to do with your kids?

Any games - - - boat, cabin, vacations

16.Name one thing you said you would never do as a mom?

(There are way more than just one thing...I've eaten my words several times!!!

17. What is your favorite quality your mom has?

She is a great teacher. She loves her kids unconditionally and is the best grandma (mimi) ever!!

18.What is your advice for new moms?

Enjoy every single moment (day and night) - - - especially with the babies. The time goes by way to fast. Take lots of pictures; journal things your kids do or say; make lots of good memories for them and for you!

19.What is the scariest or most heartbreaking moment as a mom?

Feeling the hurt or disappointment your children have. My Jonah has had stitches twice and that was as scary a medical experience that I want.

My Charley had lumps on her head as a baby - a tumor scare.

20.What is your most joyful moment of being a mom?

Recently it was watching Jonah teach Charley to ride her bike. They were both proud and happy.

Every day of baby learning new things is so fun and fulfilling.

21. When was the last time you were told 'I love you' by one of your kids?

This morning as everyone left to various destinations :) Vili and I to work and kids to school. The kids are really good about kisses and "I love you's"

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