Saturday, April 18, 2015

What Jordan Thinks of His Mom, Take 4

My son is an amazing kid really. He's bright and funny and imaginative.

So what does he think of me. 

Jordan and I have gone through this list of questions three times before.  I am interested to see how his answers have changed, both for curiosity's sake and as a checkup on my parenting.

Here goes:

Jordan, age 15 years, 4 months and 15 days says....
1. What is something mom always says to you? Don't you have schoolwork to be doing?
2. What makes mom happy? Jordan doing schoolwork
3. What makes mom sad? Telemarketers
4. How does your mom make you laugh? By being Mom
5. What did your mom like to do as a child?Play Sonic the Hedgehog Video Games
6. How old is your mom? 51
7. How tall is your mom? 5' 2.6"
8. What is her favorite thing to do? Ask me if I am doing schoolwork
9. What does your mom do when you're not around? Think of ways to get me to do my schoolwork. (Also known as: "How should I know?")
10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for? Making people do schoolwork.
11. What is your mom really good at? Asking me if I am doing my schoolwork.
12. What is your mom not very good at? Some kinds of geeky trivia
13. What does your mom do for her job? Teach me
14. What is your mom's favorite food? Chocolate
15. What makes you proud of your mom? Um...
16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be? The Teacher
17. What do you and your mom do together? Schoolwork

18. How are you and your mom the same? We're both geeks.
19. How are you and your mom different? She prefers geeky books to geeky movies.
20. Where is your mom's favorite place to go? Whole Foods
21.How do you know your mom loves you?  'Cause she says so.

Click here for answers from two years ago and here from four and six years ago. 

Parenting is a journey with fits and starts, happiness and tears. times of moving forward, times of falling back. 

How is yours going?

This is my 17th post for the April 2015 Ultimate Blog Challenge.

This year Jordan will be a first year camper at the Christian Youth Conference at Ocean Park.  Two weeks of worship, fun and friends at the beach in Maine in August. What's not to love?


  1. O.M.G. I LOVE LOVE LOVE this! What a great idea. I'm going to take your lead and ask these questions of my kids and document their answers through my blog. Nice:-) Thank you. BTW, I think his answers are priceless.

    1. I look forward to reading your blog with the survey on it!

  2. LOL, I sense a theme with the whole schoolwork thing! What a fun idea to do with your kids - thanks for sharing!

    1. We have been spending a lot of time on that. :)

  3. Great and sweet way of chronicling a parent-child relationship