Sunday, April 11, 2010
An Interview With My Favorite Two Year Old
Benjamin, 32 months old.
Hi Ben. Can I ask you some questions?
How old are you?
Are you five, or are you TWO?
No, I am five.
What is your favorite colour?
Blue. And red...and yellow. Actually ALL the colours!Oh and Bulldozers.
Where is Daddy?
He's at work.
What does Daddy do at work?
He plays with Racecars.
Does Mommy work?
Um...no. (Oh really? So your conveniently clean clothes just magically put themselves on you and your breakfast just appeared in front of you...good to know.)
What does Mommy do?
Um. I don't know. (Really? I could give you 10000 suggestions?)
What is your favorite song?
Tick Tock and Twinkle Twinkle.
INTERMISSION (while Ben sings every song he knows...)
What is your favorite food?
Meatballs and kiwi
Sure. (I'll keep that in mind)
What toys do you like to play with?
I like to play with KIDS!
Okay, with kids. What toys do you like to play with kids?
Garage and run and chase and "tiger"
Do you play these games at preschool?
What do you want to do for a job when you are big like Daddy?
I will drive a dump truck and a bulldozer.
Do you want to be a doctor? (He is wearing the stethoscope from his Dr. kit during the interview).
Why are you wearing a stethoscope then?
I just like it.
What is your favorite animal?
He names every animal he can think of, starting with sheep and ending with ladybugs.
Wow. You really like animals.
Yes. I do.
Maybe you want to be a doctor for animals? That is called a veterinarian.
Um. No thanks.
What do you like to watch on TV?
Max and ruby and little bear, then I have my bottle?
Yes, after little bear you have your nap.
What we will do after my nap? (Hey...I thought I was asking the questions?!)
What do you want to do ? (I learned that from Oprah...)
Go to the tractor store.
When daddy comes home (from playing with his race cars...) we can.
Thanks for the interview.
Can I have a hug?