Some organized mothers do this on Birthdays. I’m going with New Year’s eve. This year, Selam is 5 years and 3 months, weighs 40 pounds and is 44.5 inches tall.
How old are you?
Which is better, being 4 or being 5?
What’s your favorite food?
pizza (which she was eating while we spoke)
What else do you like to eat?
white coca (7 up), red beans and rice, injera, mango, red peppers, ice cream, gramma’s cookies, Claire’s cookies, Bapa’s pancakes, Unka Tims spaghetti and meatballs, popcorn
What is the best food Mommy makes?
red beans and rice
What is your favorite color?
pink, and also yellow and purple
What’s your favorite book?
The Tajar (news to me!), Give a Cat a Cupcake, Give a Moose a Muffin, Leo the Lightening bug
magna doodle. I also like Baby and costumes
A Stranger in the Woods
Your favorite TV Show?
Martha Speaks, Arthur and Sesame Street
Your favorite ice cream?
vanilla with chocolate sauce and rainbow sprinkles and whipped cream
What is your favorite song?
Any song at camp
What is your favorite dance?
bullet proof or waka waka
Favorite Class in School?
Dance class, and music and art
What would you change about kindergarten?
What is your favorite thing about Mommy?
She makes good jokes that are silly and I love her.
What makes mommy mad?
Standing on the furniture
What do you wish mommy would do?
be nice when I stand on the furniture and throw things
Where’s the best place for a Selam and Mommy trip?
If you had a wish, what would you wish for?
a puppy and a kitten
If you could go anyplace where would you go?
heaven, to talk to God
What do you want to be when you grow up?
A veterinarian and the President or maybe a judge or ballerina
Advice for others on how to be happy:
Be polite. Make songs and be happy. Eat good food for your belly. But mostly make songs.