The Things Kids Say—Try This Game with Your Kids, too!

Laughing Kids

Our household is unique in that both my husband and I have bipolar disorder. While some days can be more of a juggle/struggle than others, I think we’re pretty darn good parents if I do say so myself. Our kids are pretty rad, not to mention extraordinarily silly and deceptively observant.

A little over a year and a half ago, the girls and I did a fun little guessing game together, and I happened to stumble on the answers today. Their answers, Evie at age 4 and Lily at 9, are quite amazing. Read what they wrote and then try this game with your kids!

What is something Mommy says a lot?

Evie: You’re going to time out.

Lily: Maa-tt! (My husband’s name.)

What makes me happy? 

Evie: Happy faces

Lily: Spending time with your family

What makes me sad?

Evie: Mean faces

Lily: When we have to go to funerals (Unfortunately, my husband’s uncle, his grandfather, and his cousin along with my stepmom and my dad all passed away within a few months of one another. It was a hard year.)

How tall am I?

Evie: Really tall!

Lily: 59 inches (I’m not.)

What’s my favorite thing to do?

Evie: Go to work

Lily: Have family game night and play Dungeons and Dragons with your friends.

What is my favorite thing to eat?

Evie: Soy sauce

Lily: Sushi

They obviously know me so well!

If I could go anywhere, where would I go?

Evie: To the beach

Lily: Washington, D.C.

Nope. I definitely gave them too much credit there.

Do you think you could live without me?

Evie: Nope.

Lily: I could, but I wouldn’t want to.

How do I annoy you? 

Evie: When you’re angry.

Lily: You never annoy me because the things that you do make you, you. (This makes me suspicious, like she was gearing up to ask for something.)

What is my favorite TV show?

Evie: Adult stuff

Lily: Painting with Bob Ross (Busted!)

Try this game with your kids and see what they have to say!

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