A week or so ago Janjanmom at All in a Day's Work stumbled across my little world and became a regular visitor and commenter. So I stopped by her blog and I'm hooked (and a little in awe because she homeschools)! She was "interviewed" earlier in the week and offered to interview volunteers. So I volunteered! She put up her questions tonight and now it's time for me to answer them.
1. Which one of your pets is your favorite and why?
Naming off a favorite pet is almost like picking a favorite child. But not as bad because you can't do psychological damage to the pet. Hubby and I each have our own pets. Zeus, Callie and Sophie are mine. Cheech and Gracie are his. I have to say that Zeus is my favorite partly because I favor cats to dogs but also because I bottle fed him for six weeks. That makes him my baby almost as much as my children.
2. What is the most frustrating thing about your kids playing sports? Having to be at three different schools at the same time or relatively close. How do you decide which child to go see and which child you have to sacrifice? Belle made it easy the first time we had to do it because she volunteered. The last time, we let Memaw and Pepaw take Bryce because he had already played one game and it let us watch the other two. This week Belle has to be at one school at 10:20, Brady at another school by 11:30 and Bryce back at the first school by 12:40. The schools are 30 minutes apart. Then Brady plays again a third school at 4 and Belle plays two more games at a fourth school at 4:30 and 6:10. I'm still working out those details and probably will be until Friday night, when I know for sure if Hubby is going to be home or not.
3. Do you plan to have more children? As much as I would've loved to have more, we are finished. Hubby took steps to ensure I wouldn't talk him into a fourth child the same way I talked my way into the third...
So I adopt pets instead hehehe....
4. What is the best thing about raising a family in Smalltown, KY? This one took some thought. Hubby hates this small town and would do anything to move us from here (the fact we have a mortgage helps keep him grounded). I think knowing that if I ever need help with the kids, there are plenty of people that I could call and not worry because they are people Hubby and I grew up with, worked with, etc and now their kids are friends with our kids. Every babysitter the kids have had have been friends of ours that we knew from school or from work. Works out great.
5. What is the worst thing about raising a family in Smalltown, KY? Fewer resources. My nieces and nephews are in schools in/near a city northish of here and they have the opportunities to participate in a wider variety of extra-curricular activities than what is around here. Instead of basketball, my nephews are wrestling. There is a bigger variety of things to do to keep the kids occupied.
This was fun! They were things I never would've thought to blog about. Thanks jan!