Wednesday, July 9, 2014

2014 Interview with the Kids

It has been 2 years since my last interview with the kids. I thought it was time to check in.

Jo-Jo

What's your favourite color?
Pink

What are your favourite things to do? 
Play Barbies and go swimming and play with the baby.

What is your favourite food? 
Pizza

Do you like learning at home? 
Nods yes. 

What do you like about it?
Math and my mom teaches me.

Anything else?
It is easier than public school because there are a lot of bullies.

What have you been learning about?
Ummm...history...about Benjamin Franlin and William the Conqueror and the Pioneers.

What's the worst thing about being homeschooled? 
You can't go outside and play until you are done with your school.

Is there anything you would change about your life?
Ummm...I don't know.

What do you do all day? 
Play with the dolls, my brother, the baby, and my sister.

What is your favourite toy? 
Barbies 

What kind of books do you like to read? 
I like to read adventure books, active stuff.

What makes me happy?
When I obey you.

What makes me sad?
When Becky died you were sad. (3 years ago one of the most amazing women I have been blessed to call a friend died of cancer at 34 leaving behind a husband, 5 children, and loving friends and family)

What is one thing I always say to you?
I love you.

Anything else I say all the time?
Play with the baby for me.

What am I good at?   
Taking care of us.

And what am I not very good at?
I don't know.

What do I do that makes you happy?
Play with me.

What is my favorite thing to do?
Cuddle with the baby.

What do I do when I'm not with you?
You sit on the bed, you work on the computer.

What are your biggest talents?
Math, making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, memorizing poetry, and making the baby happy.

What makes me proud of you?
When I do things right.

What do you find hard to do?
Spelling.

Is there anything you don't like learning about? 
Well I don't really like history, unless it is really exciting.

Is there anything you have to do that you don't like? 
Doing the dishes.

How are you and I the same?
We look the same.

How are you and I different? 
You wear glasses and I don't, you are a woman and I'm a kid, you take care of the baby, and you pull your hair back everyday and I don't.

What is the most wonderful thing about being Jo-Jo?
Being with my family.

How do you know I love you?
Because you say it and you act like it.

Ceesa

What's your favourite color?
Blue and I guess pink.

What are your favourite things to do? 
Read and go to museums and places like we just went to and hanging out with my friends.

What is your favorite food? 
Soup, I like soup.

Do you like learning at home? 
Yes.

What do you like about it?
Being with my family and getting to stay with my baby brother.

Anything else?
Not having to leave everyday.

What have you been learning about?
It is foolish to make medicines and to try them out on your younger brother (she's reading Treasure Seekers).

What's the worst thing about being homeschooled? 
Gives me a face...thinking...I've never met people that I would have met.

Is there anything you would change about your life?
That I could be nicer to Li and that camp would never end.

What do you do all day? 
I work on reviews, I read, and I play outside with my dog and Li.

What is your favourite toy? 
Bonnie (bedtime doll)

What kind of books do you like to read? 
Exciting books

What makes me happy?
When I obey the rules.

What makes me sad?
When people die.

What is one thing I always say to you?
Listen to your brother.

Anything else I say all the time?
Don't go off the deck (to Li).

What am I good at?
Everything

And what am I not very good at? 
Nothing

What do I do that makes you happy?
You love me and when you let me watch movies and eat ice cream or play the wii or go swimming.

What do I do when I'm not with you?
You teach.

What are your biggest talents?
Reading in my head.

What makes me proud of you?
When I do the right thing.

What do you find hard to do?
Be nice to Li because I'm so used to not listening to him.

Is there anything you don't like learning about? 
Slavery

Is there anything you have to do that you don't like? 
Doing 2 math pages a day.

How are you and I the same?
If you were going to say something and you don't say it, I usually say it.

How are you and I different?
We don't look the same.

What is the most wonderful thing about being Ceesa?
I have a family that loves me and I have good parents.

How do you know that I love you?
You're mommy. You take care of me and teach me to do the right things. And you say it.

Li

What's your favourite color?
Blue.

What are your favourite things to do? 
Play.

What is your favourite food? 
Oatmeal

What do you like to do? 
I like to go places with Poppa.

What else?
I like to play with my baby.

Is there anything you would change about your life?
I like to change my shirts.

What do you do all day? 
I pick flowers outside and I pick flowers to give to you.

What is your favourite toy? 
A car.

What kind of books do you like to listen to? 
Going to Bed Book.

What makes me happy?
When I kiss you.

What makes me sad?
Smacking.

What is one thing Mamma always says to you?
Thank you.

Anything else I say all the time?
No, don't smack.

What am I good at?
Playing with me.

And what am I not very good at? 
You are happy when the sisters cook.

What do I do that makes you happy?
Kiss me.

What do I do when I'm not with you?
Not to go outside.

What are your good at doing?
I'm good at doing school.

What makes me proud of you?
To not go out without Momma or my sisters.

What do you find hard to do?
To cut out swords.

How are you and I the same?
We're cute.

What is the most wonderful thing about being Li?
I'm Sweet

How do you know that I love you?
You hug me and kiss me.

Wishing you homeschool blessings,


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