interview with avery, age 5

Gotta love the self-centeredness of a 5-year-old. 🙂
Here’s what Avery thinks about her daddy:

1. What is something daddy always says to you?  I love you.

2. What makes daddy happy?  Me.

3. What makes daddy sad?  If I’m not here.

4. How does your daddy make you laugh?  Tickle me.

5. What was your daddy like as a child?  I do not know. THAT’S a hard one.

6. How old is your daddy?  17

7. How tall is your daddy?  Taller than you (mommy)

8.What is his favorite thing to do?  Fix stuff.

9. What does your daddy do when you’re not around?  Probably working. Probably fixing stuff.

10. If your daddy becomes famous, what will it be for?  Money.

11. What is your daddy really good at?  Fixing stuff.

12. What is your daddy not very good at?  Making a house.

13. What does your daddy do for his job?  Um… I know. Sing! No, not sing… preach.

14. What’s your daddy ‘s favorite food?  Oh, I should have asked him that. I don’t really know that.

15. What makes you proud of your daddy?  I. don’t. know! ….  Man.

16. If your daddy were a cartoon character, who would he be?  I don’t know that one.

17. What do you and your daddy do together?  Eat.

18. How are you and your daddy the same?  Both of us love each other.

19. How are you and your daddy different? Cause he doesn’t have the same color of hair.

20. How do you know your daddy loves you?  Because.    …..   I don’t, that’s why.

21. Where is your daddy ‘s favorite place to go?  Camp.

and about mommy…….

1. What is something mom always says to you? I love you.

2. What makes mom happy?  When I clean my room.

3. What makes mom sad?  When I’m not here.

4. How does your mom make you laugh?  Tickle me.

5. What was your mom like as a child?  Charming.

6. How old is your mom? I don’t know.

7. How tall is your mom?  Taller than Judah.

8.What is her favorite thing to do?  Hug me and kiss me.

9. What does your mom do when you’re not around?  Be sad.

10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?  We miss her.

11. What is your mom really good at? Loving me.

12. What is your mom not very good at? Building stuff.

13. What does your mom do for her job? Work in the camp.

14. What’s your mom’s favorite food?  I don’t know that one.

15. What makes you proud of your mom? She reads me books.

16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?  I don’t know.

17. What do you and your mom do together?  Read books.

18. How are you and your mom the same?  We both love each other.

19. How are you and your mom different?  We don’t have the same color of hair.

20. How do you know your mom loves you?  Cause she kisses me.

21. Where is your mom’s favorite place to go?  Wal-Mart.

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About ruthie.voth

Wife of one, mother of four, friend of many. Lover of details, color, good conversations, finding balance, and being honest. Passionate lover of a well-crafted sentence - even more so if it's witty. Weird blend of cynical optimist. I'm the worst kind of woman. I'm high maintenance, but I think I'm low maintenance. Somehow, people still love me. Must be grace.
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2 Responses to interview with avery, age 5

  1. Jeannie M Smith says:

    You make me SMILE……so do you kiddos. At least she knows she is well loved…..and you ar good at that.

    Like

  2. Rachel says:

    what a brilliant idea to do with your child! so insightful to hear a kid’s perspective. and especially for me to hear some of Avery’s thoughts!

    Like

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