Interview with Anya, age 3 (almost 4!)

1. What is something mommy always says to you?
[shrug] I don't know.

2. What makes mommy happy?
[holding up a doll I just dressed for her] Mommy, these were supposed to go on the boobies!

3. What makes mommy sad?
Doing something wrong.

4. How does your mommy make you laugh?
From funny.

5. What did your mommy like to do when she was a child?
Play in snow.

6. How old is your mommy ?
I don't know.

7. How tall is your mommy ?
I don't know, but I can measure you! And then I'll know how tall you are. Mom, I'll be right back, OK?

8. What is her favorite thing to watch on TV?
Lily, tell me. [Lily whispers in Anya's ear] Star Wars!

9. What does your mommy do when you're not around?

10. If your mommy becomes famous, what will it be for?
I don't know.

11. What is your mommy really good at?
Making dinner.

12. What is your mommy not very good at?
What Daddy does.

13. What does your mommy do for her job?

14. What is your mommy 's favorite food?
Raviolis [this is actually Lily's favorite food].

15. What makes you proud of your mommy?

16. If your mommy were a cartoon character, who would she be?
I can't guess. [Lily whispers some more in her ear] A Princess!!!

17. What do you and your mommy do together?
Work and go to Costco.

18. How are you and your mommy the same?
We both have curly hair.

19. How are you and your mommy different?
We're not the same big.

20. How do you know your mommy loves you?

21. What does your mommy like most about your daddy?
Because he does the stuff that you can't do.

22. Where is your mommy 's favorite place to go?
Costco! [Can you tell we went to Costco today?]