It's mother's day tomorrow. Everybody is blogging about how they don't want gifts, they just want to be off duty. I don't disagree, but I won't write that same post. Instead, I've decided to come up with a post all about me. I'm a mother. It's my day tomorrow, right?
But, honestly, I'm only a mother because my girls made me that way, so this is a post about me, as told by my oldest (and only verbal) daughter. (Maybe baby cheesy would tell a different story. She can say ball, by the way. She goes around all day picking up balls and calling them balls. She's a genius. I guess we'll just have to wait and see what she has to say about me on future mother's days.)
Me: I'm going to interview you, okay? Do you know what that means?
Scout: You're gonna ask me questions.
Me: That's right. Okay, let's get started. What's your favorite thing about having me for a mommy?
Scout: Lovin' me.
Me: What's the one thing everybody likes about me, your mommy?
Scout: When you give them presents.
Me: Is there anything that people don't like about me?
Scout: They don't like hating you.
Me: What could I do to be a better mommy? Is there anything I could do to be better?
Scout: Well, you could love me.
Me: What is mommy's favorite thing to do?
Scout: Play with me and Louise?
Me: What is your favorite thing to do with mommy?
Scout: Hang out with you and snuggle.
Me: If mommy was an animal, which animal would I be? Why?
Scout: A chipmunk, but I don't know why.
Me: Does mommy love daddy?
Me: How come?
Scout: Because you're married with him.
Me: What's the most fun thing about being my daughter?
Scout: The love.
Me: How come you're so good and cute?
Scout: I was just born that way.
Me: What is the thing that mommy is the best at? Do I do something really super well?
Scout: Brush my teeth? Because the dentist said you're doing a good job.
Me: Do you ever feel proud of me? How come?
Scout: Yes, because I'm your daughter and I'm awesome.
Me: Do you ever feel mad at me?
Scout: No! Never!
Me: What's the best thing that mommy cooks?
Scout: Beans and kale!
Me: What is the yuckiest thing I cook for you?
Scout: Grilled Cheese sandwiches. I don't like the cheese inside.
Me: How come I love you so much?
Scout: Because I'm your daughter and because I do nice things for you?
Me: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Scout: A karate chop man, hyyyy-yah!
Me: You're pretty smart. Where did you learn everything you know?
Scout: At school. At home.
Me: Do you know how much I love you? How much?
Scout: A tons.
Me: Is there anything you'd like to say to all the mommies who are reading this? Any advice? Is there anything you'd want to tell them, about how to make their kids happy?
Scout: Just love your kids and care about them.
Me: I think that's it. You did a good job. What's the one last thing you want to say? Do you want to say anything about the world?
Scout: Yeah! Rock and roll is the coolest thing ever!