Friday, April 23, 2010

Kids Say the Funniest Things: Confirm or Ignore?

Note: I am following my own advice (and my heart)... taking a few days to focus on my family and my own inner sense of balance. 
Remember: life balance isn't about perfectly managing all the external stuff.  The great juggling act. 

True life balance is internal.  When things get really crazy -- that's when it's more important than ever to stop and take care of you.  Or, me in this case.

In the meantime, I thought y'all might enjoy this oldie but goodie.  My goofy kids have a knack for bringin' on a smile.
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Charlene became a fan of Facebook.

Charlene confirmed the Friendship of many Friends from High School, College, Past & Present Employers and Family Members.

Charlene has blocked the following Applications:  Mob Wars, Farmville, Compare People, Scramble, Word Twist, Mafia Wars, Pieces of Flair, Bumper Sticker, Pet Society, Hatchlings, Barn Buddy, Whoopdeedoo and Hoopla.

Charlene ignored requests to take many ridiculous Facebook quizzes including, "Which Facebook Quiz Are You?"

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Okay, so while I really do love connecting with friends and family on Facebook, I'm not a fan of the zillions of applications and quizzes which are splattered all over my wall every single flippin' day.  Do I want to know which Harry Potter character I am?  Seriously??? 

Thank goodness for the hide this quiz and block this application buttons.  Otherwise, all that "be nice" preaching I just gave you would be purely theoretical.

That said, I have accepted a few virtual cocktails. A girl has her vices. What can I say?

There are a few other exceptions.  This was one of them which my kids helped me complete:

FACEBOOK QUIZ: Kids Say The Funniest Things
Answered by: Miss M, age 9 and Spiderman, age 4

1. What is something mom always says to you?
     M - Do your homework!
     S -*shrug* *giggle*

2. What makes mom happy?
     M - When I brush my teeth
     S – When I eat dinner

3. What makes mom sad?
     M - When we don’t get to snuggle
     S – When you don’t eat your dinner

4. How does your mom make you laugh?
     M - By tickling me
     S – Poopie pants!  (???)

5. What was your mom like as a child?
    M – I don’t know – she never told me any of those stories (I didn’t want to scare her.)
     S – She wore diapers

6. How old is your mom?
     M - 40
     S - 14

7. How tall is your mom?
     M – 5’9”… oh wait, that’s taller than Dad (LOL)… 5’4”?
     S - (arms stretched wide apart) THIS BIG!

8. What is her favorite thing to do?
     M – Snuggle and have fun with her family!
     S – Go to bed

9. What does your mom do when you're not around?
     M – Go to parties, go to work, see Daddy, go to lunch with her friends… lots of stuff!
     S - Cry

10. If your mom becomes famous, what will it be for?
     M - Singing
     S - Singing

11. What is your mom really good at?
     M - Singing
     S – Silly faces

12. What is your mom not very good at?
     M – Mommy is good at everything
     S – Wiping butts!

13. What does your mom do for a job?
    M – Go to an office and make people happy or else her boss gets mad at her
    S – Wipe butts!!  (Some days that's not too far from the truth!)

14.What is your mom's favorite food?
     M - Spicy stuff
     S -  *BURP*

15. What makes you proud of your mom?
     M – That she’s awesome
     S – Her smile

16. If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
     M – Wonder Woman… or a fairy.
     S – Spiderman!

17. What do you and your mom do together?
     M – Go to museums
     S - Snuggle

18. How are you and your mom the same?
     M – We both like to sing
     S – We both have hair

19. How are you and your mom different?
     M – I want more money than she does
     S – I’m a boy and she’s a girl

20. How do you know your mom loves you?
     M - Because she always tells me and always gives me hugs and kisses. And all mommies love their children.      
     S – Because I do silly things and mom loves it

21. What does your mom like most about your dad?
     M – That he’s handsome and smart
     S – Taking a bathtub (DOH!!)

22. Where is your mom's favorite place to go?
     M – Anywhere with her family
     S – Burger King!

 
Consider yourself tagged... or is it poked?  Well anyway - enjoy!



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25 comments:

Antoinette said...

LOL...that's cute. I think the funniest part is that S thinks you wipe butts for a living.

Sarah said...

good to know you're good at wiping butts while singing! lol

plentymorefishoutofwater said...

Made me smile.

sandy said...

I love hearing what kids really have to say! Very cute!

Naqvee said...

how swwwweeeeeeeet

Charlene said...

Thanks! And some days, that is pretty close to what I do for a living. :-)

Tanyia said...

lol this is frickin' awesome! I got the best giggles...and I am gonna do it and tag some others! mwahahah! Thanks!

Iva said...

LOL!! This is fabulous! So cute! :) Have a great evening!

★ Hollie ★ said...

This is soo funny!!
~LUV it~
although I have to admit, I am guilty of the dumb apps and quizzes that face book has to offer..lol

Meenakshi Sankaran said...

Ha ha ha...awesome. "Do I want to know which Harry Potter character I am? Seriously??? " I am with you on that totally. Great writing. Check out my blogpage http://meenasrandomreflections.blogspot.com/ when you get a chance. I think you will like it.

Looking forward to reading more of your posts soon. :-)

Charlene said...

Glad you liked it - thanks for the comments!

Innocent Owner Of Mad Cats said...

Ok, I snickered through till I hit #21 then just burst out laughing. Very good

Naqvee said...

hi there! I like your blog so much that I have given an award to you, visit my blog and receive it!
keep writing!
love Naqvee

Charlene said...

YAY - An award!! Thanks!! I'll be right over!

The Guy's Perspective said...

Very funny! Sounds about right to me. Love the butt comments. Exactly what my boys might STILL say even though they're 9 and 7!

BBPluto
"ONE of THE GUYS"

The Royal Family said...

cute!
thanks for visiting me on my special day, I hope you had a chance to enter one of my two current giveaways!

see you soon, The buzz
Brandy

Margaret said...

Too funny!

One Cluttered Brain said...

Funny Facebook Quiz! Found your blog from SITS! I am blog lurking...hehehe. Trying to find more cool blogs to follow. This one looks cool. Looking forward to more of your posts. Hope you post regularly...
http://oneclutteredbrain.blogspot.com

Charlene said...

Thanks! I haven't posted much this past week working on the new blog design. But should be back in the saddle again very soon! :-) Usually 1 - 2 new posts per week.

Serenityville said...

that's awesome!!! great idea - what couple of cuties

Karen said...

Very cute! I bet your kids are adorable!

Stopping in from SITS to say hello. Hope you had a lovely holiday!

Jenny said...

Stopping by from SITS! Neat blog!

Lorie said...

So cute! Enjoy your time off and your weekend!

Ember said...

Too cute! Here from MBC and I look fwd to following your blog.

http://rememberember.blogspot.com/

Bruce Coltin said...

I hope you are writing a few sentences to capture what you are experiencing. You never know when they will be important lessons for you, the teacher.

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