There's an email that's been circulating around about moms. It's called "Why God Made Moms," and lists second graders' answers to a series of questions about moms. It's quite cute, and a friend of mine asked her own second grader the same questions. Again, cute answers. I figured I'd try with our kids. Of course you know the outcome...
Why did God make mothers?
Owen: Because He makes people.
Guyan: He needed someone to boss the kids around, so they wouldn't go crazy.
How did God make mothers?
Owen: By doing it.
Guyan: By using Mother Nature...huhuh. Get it, "Mother"?
What ingredients are mothers made of ?
Owen: Skin, nails, fingers...
Guyan: Sugar. No actually, pepper and hot sauce.
Why did God give you your mother and not some other mom?
Owen: He forgot the others.
Guyan: He likes us with her.
What kind of little girl was your mom?
Owen: Brownish-blond hair.
Guyan: Nice, good girl.
What did mom need to know about dad before she married him?
Owen: Thinkin' if she actually did want to marry him.
Guyan: That he would have less hair eventually, and he would be strong and big...but not fat big.
Why did your mom marry your dad?
Owen: Because she liked him.
Guyan: She thought he was cute and handsome.
Who's the boss at your house?
Owen: Dad and Mom (together).
Guyan: Mom then Dad; Mom always wins on the fights.
What's the difference between moms & dads?
Owen: One's a girl and one's a boy.
Guyan: Dads have less hair than moms, and dads aren't afraid of heights.
What does your mom do in her spare time?
Guyan: Cleans the house and yells at us sometimes, and cooks dinner and works at the college.
What would it take to make your mom perfect?
Owen: If she was always happy.
Guyan: Give us $1,000 a day.
If you could change one thing about your mom, what would it be?
Owen: Make her be nice always.
Guyan: I would make her rich (so she has money and gives some to us).
What would Mom change about you:
Guyan: Make us listen to her always.
And that's the end of the questions. I think they're catching on pretty well....