Posted by: malia | May 15, 2010

mom meme

from tenseteacher.

1. How long have you been a Mom?
almost 9 years.

2. How many children call you Mommy/Mom/Mama?
one. though i often get called this accidently by one of my kids at least once a day.

3. Girl? Boy? Both?
a boy.

4. Did you know what you were having?
no. though i wanted to know so badly! dr wouldn’t do an ultrasound though unless it was a medical emergency. but everyone told me i was having a girl, just by the characteristics i was displaying.

5. How old were you when you became a Mom?
29.

6. How long were you in labor?
over 15 hours.

7. What’s your favorite thing about being a mom?
my son.

8. What’s your least favorite thing?
whenever he’s sick.

9. Do you want more kids?
i’d love more kids.

10. Do you plan on having more soon?
*sigh* i’m too old to have more. 😦

11. Does daddy change diapers?
i’m sure some do.

12. How many times have you been peed on?
a few times.

13. Barfed on?
a few times.

14. Is your child named after anyone?
he has his father’s name as his middle name.

15. How did you come up with their name(s)?
i had to come up with a name quickly because i had only picked out girl’s names. well, no, i did have 3 boy’s names that i did like, but because i didn’t spend 9 months getting used to that idea, it took a while for me to choose which one would be the best fit. but being so indecisive, i ended up having to hastily choose one because i was just SO ready to go home by then (had an extended stay in the hospital due to the surgery and elevated temperatures). sometimes i wonder how it would’ve been different if i had chosen any of the other 2 names i liked.

16. When your child gets in trouble, who is the bad guy?
me.

17. And who is the good guy?
there is no good guy.

18. What is the longest you have been away from your children?
i was gone 7 days when i went to texas for a reading conference. that was hard.

19. Bedtime routine?
he’s so much more independent right now. he goes around and checks to make sure the house is secure. then he comes in for a hug and a kiss, and puts himself to bed, turning off all the lights in the house (even if i’m still doing my work!!!) in the process.

20. Last movie you saw in the theater?
gosh. um. it might’ve been up.

21. Last time you had a date?
gee. a long, long time ago.

22. One thing you will not give up just because you’re a mom?
wow. i don’t know. i’ve given up a lot of things once i had him. um. love?

24. One thing you did give up now that you’re a mom?
everything. 😛

23. Best mom perk?
being loved.

24. Snack you sneak bites from your child?
ice cream.

25. When the kid is napping, you are…?
he has never napped. only when he is sick will he sleep more than his regular bed time sleep, and usually then, i’m just worried sick about him.

26. Where is your child now?
on his bed, reading 2 books. yes, two. i have raised a nerd.

27. Favorite place to buy maternity clothes?
i never bought any maternity clothes. my mom was the one who would buy things for me. 😳 i think she got it from ross.

28. If I could do it over, I’d do this differently:
nothing.

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