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100 question challenge

Posted by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 1:25 PM
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So people can get to know you here are come conversations starters. I challenge you to answer some of these questions and add one people who posts on here as your friend. These questions help break the ice.

About you.

1. Your name

2. Your age

3 Nickname?

4. What is your heritage?

5. What you do for work?

6. How many children?

7. Children Ages and names?

8. Are you part of any groups, volunteer work, or other activities in real life?

9. Are you married?

10. You close to your family?

11. Do you have a lot of close friends?

12. What hobbies do you have?

13. What talents do you have?

14. What time do you wake up in the morning?

15. What time do you go to bed?

16. How much do you work out?

17. Other than you children, is there anything you strongly advocate for?

18. Do you consider yourself a Diva, Rockstar, Hippy or something else?

19. Other than you children, what are you passionate about?

20. How much schooling do you have?

Favorites

21. Food

22. Color

23 Car Make

24. TV Show

25. Type of music

26. Season

27. Movie

28. Drink

29. Alcohol

30. Store

31. Restaurant

32. Sport

33. Sports team

34 Time of Day

35 Day of week

This or that

36. breast or bottle

37. black and white or color

38. Coffee or hot cocoa

39. pampers or huggies

40. text or call

41. laundry or dishes

42. Morning or night?

43. Walmart or Kmart

44. tv or movies

45. Really great sex or good night sleep?

46. Ninjas or pirates

47. Chocolate or vanilla

48. silver or gold

49. chicken or fish

50. hair curly or straight

51. Heels or flats

52. Blonde or brunette

53. Guys. Long hair or short hair

54. flip flops or barefoot

54. hair up or down

55. run or walk

Your in Miss America mom Pagent....

56. What color is your dress?

57. Platform: World peace, feed the children, anti- bully, ect.?

58. What state would you represent.

59. What type of swim suit would you wear?

60. What would you talent be?

You won $185 million in the lottery....

61.What's the first thing you would buy?

62. Who is the first people you would help out?

63. What charity would you support?

64. Is there anyone you would give a large amount of money too?

65. What would you invest in?

Parenting

66. Do you spank your kids?

67. What's one thing you love about being a mother?

68. Whats one thing you hate about being a mother?

69. Do you allow your children to watch tv?

70. What is the worst thing your child has done to be punished?

71. What is the one thing your child has done that surprised you?

72. When's the proudest you have ever been as a mother?

73. Do you still party or always stay home.

77. Are you a single mother?

78.Do you use your parents as an example of what to do or what NOT to do as a parent?

79. Whats the hardest part about being a mother?

80. When do you start potty training?

81. At what age would you let your child have a cell phone?

82. At what age would you talk to your child about sex?

83. At what age would you talk to your child about drugs?

84. Do you talk to your child about what to do in case their is a school shooting?

85. Do you give your children chores?

Future

86. If you could open up one business what would it be?

87. How many  children do you want?

88. What age should a child leave the nest to be on their own?

89. If you could have any career you wanted what would you do?

90. When you retire, would you rather stay at a nice home, or travel in an rv?

Random

91. If your life was a movie who would play you?

92. Would you change anything about your past?

93. What's your favorite feature of yourself?

94. Would you ever get plastic surgery?

95. Do you wash your hair everyday?

96. Do you go to the bathroom in front of you S/O?

97. What website do you visit the most?

98. Anything you have to do everyday?

99. One person dead or alive you would want to meet?

100. Will you meet the challenge and add at least one friend who replies to this post?

by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 1:25 PM
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lapcounter
by Super Mom on Jan. 22, 2013 at 1:27 PM
Well 1-7 I personally wouldn't give that information out on her LOL.
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mamisjourney
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 1:33 PM
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About you.

1. Your name Kara

2. Your age 27

3 Nickname? Koconutz

4. What is your heritage? English polish

5. What you do for work? Stay at home mom

6. How many children? 4

7. Children Ages and names? Kiana 6, Edwin 5, Shelby 4, Journey 5 months

8. Are you part of any groups, volunteer work, or other activities in real life? Precious Journey, Down Syndrome Advocate

9. Are you married? yes

10. You close to your family? sometimes

11. Do you have a lot of close friends? not close friends

12. What hobbies do you have? painting, writing

13. What talents do you have? painting

14. What time do you wake up in the morning? 6am

15. What time do you go to bed? 10 or 11

16. How much do you work out? about 60 min a day

17. Other than you children, is there anything you strongly advocate for? Save the whales and Down Syndrome

18. Do you consider yourself a Diva, Rockstar, Hippy or something else? Hippy

19. Other than you children, what are you passionate about? Save the Whales

20. How much schooling do you have? A degree and a massage certificate

Favorites

21. Food avocados

22. Color green

23 Car Make ford

24. TV Show  SOA

25. Type of music  Soul

26. Season Autumn

27. Movie a few scary movies

28. Drink H2O

29. Alcohol patron

30. Store Old navy

31. Restaurant Applebees

32. Sport Football

33. Sports team Vikings

34 Time of Day Noonish (naptime)

35 Day of week Friday

This or that

36. breast or bottle breast

37. black and white or color black n white

38. Coffee or hot cocoa coffee

39. pampers or huggies huggies

40. text or call  text

41. laundry or dishes laundry

42. Morning or night?  night

43. Walmart or Kmart  kmart

44. tv or movies  movies

45. Really great sex or good night sleep? haha good night sleep

46. Ninjas or pirates  pirates

47. Chocolate or vanilla chocolate

48. silver or gold  white gold

49. chicken or fish chicken

50. hair curly or straight straight

mamisjourney
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 1:36 PM

Thats ok :) thats why there are so many questions lol don't have to answer them all.


Quoting lapcounter:

Well 1-7 I personally wouldn't give that information out on her LOL.



mamisjourney
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 1:50 PM

51. Heels or flats flats

52. Blonde or brunette brunett

53. Guys. Long hair or short hair  long

54. flip flops or barefoot  flops

54. hair up or down  down

55. run or walk  walk

Your in Miss America mom Pagent....

56. What color is your dress?  green

57. Platform: World peace, feed the children, anti- bully, ect.?  anti bully

58. What state would you represent. NH

59. What type of swim suit would you wear? bikini

60. What would you talent be? dancing

You won $185 million in the lottery....

61.What's the first thing you would buy? house

62. Who is the first people you would help out? my parents and in laws

63. What charity would you support? NDSS

64. Is there anyone you would give a large amount of money too? maybe my sister in law and parents

65. What would you invest in?  my children schooling

Parenting

66. Do you spank your kids? nope

67. What's one thing you love about being a mother? My children always show me love

68. Whats one thing you hate about being a mother? seeing my children hurt makes me wanna kill someone

69. Do you allow your children to watch tv? a little

70. What is the worst thing your child has done to be punished? My son hit my daughter, I don't put up with that

71. What is the one thing your child has done that surprised you? when I fainted in the store my 6 year old went and got me help and stayed calm and took care of her sister.

72. When's the proudest you have ever been as a mother? When my new born graduated from the NICU after they said he might die

73. Do you still party or always stay home. No party, I tried once but I'm too tired, would rather sleep

77. Are you a single mother? nope

78.Do you use your parents as an example of what to do or what NOT to do as a parent? Not to do

79. Whats the hardest part about being a mother? Not being able to protect them 100% of the time

80. When do you start potty training? 2 years old

81. At what age would you let your child have a cell phone? 10

82. At what age would you talk to your child about sex? 13

83. At what age would you talk to your child about drugs?10

84. Do you talk to your child about what to do in case their is a school shooting? yes

85. Do you give your children chores? yes

Future

86. If you could open up one business what would it be? Coffee Shop

87. How many  children do you want? 5

88. What age should a child leave the nest to be on their own? 22

89. If you could have any career you wanted what would you do? Radio Broadcaster

90. When you retire, would you rather stay at a nice home, or travel in an rv? both

Random

91. If your life was a movie who would play you?  Anne Hathoway

92. Would you change anything about your past? no

93. What's your favorite feature of yourself?thighs

94. Would you ever get plastic surgery? maybe

95. Do you wash your hair everyday? no

96. Do you go to the bathroom in front of you S/O? no

97. What website do you visit the most? facebook

98. Anything you have to do everyday?go on facebook

99. One person dead or alive you would want to meet? Monroe

100. Will you meet the challenge and add at least one friend who replies to this post? yes

ILoveMyKids84_
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:06 PM


1. Your name-Sara

2. Your age-Thirty

3 Nickname?-Mom

4. What is your heritage?-White

5. What you do for work?-SAHM

6. How many children?-2 & 1 angel baby

7. Children Ages and names? 8 and 6

8. Are you part of any groups, volunteer work, or other activities in real life?-No

9. Are you married?-No

10. You close to your family?-Yes

11. Do you have a lot of close friends?-No

12. What hobbies do you have?-Photography & Cooking

13. What talents do you have?-None

14. What time do you wake up in the morning?-7

15. What time do you go to bed?-12/1/2 or 3,i have horrid insomnia

16. How much do you work out? -every single day

17. Other than you children, is there anything you strongly advocate for?-no


ILoveMyKids84_ Formerly _WC_Mama





ILoveMyKids84_
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:07 PM

I got a warning that my post was to long LOL


18. Do you consider yourself a Diva, Rockstar, Hippy or something else?-something else

19. Other than you children, what are you passionate about?-photography

20. How much schooling do you have?-high school diploma/.some community college

Favorites

21. Food-chinese food from panda express

22. Color-blue

23 Car Make-none

24. TV Show-ghost hunters

25. Type of music-rap

26. Season-fall

27. Movie-jurrasic park

28. Drink-diet dr pepper

29. Alcohol-i don't drink

30. Store-target

31. Restaurant-olive garden

32. Sport-basketball

33. Sports team-none

34 Time of Day-it varies

35 Day of week-friday

This or that

36. breast or bottle-i bottle fed both my children

37. black and white or color-color

38. Coffee or hot cocoa-hot chocolate

39. pampers or huggies-i used pampers with my children

40. text or call-text

41. laundry or dishes-ick lol

42. Morning or night?-night

43. Walmart or Kmart-walmart

44. tv or movies-TV

45. Really great sex or good night sleep?-IDK

46. Ninjas or pirates-Ninja

47. Chocolate or vanilla-chocolate

48. silver or gold-silver

49. chicken or fish-chicken

50. hair curly or straight-curly

51. Heels or flats-sandals and sneakers

52. Blonde or brunette-brunette

53. Guys. Long hair or short hair-it kinda depends

54. flip flops or barefoot-both

54. hair up or down-up

55. run or walk-both

Your in Miss America mom Pagent....

56. What color is your dress?-green

57. Platform: World peace, feed the children, anti- bully, ect.?-feed the children

58. What state would you represent.-washington

59. What type of swim suit would you wear?- a one piece

60. What would you talent be?-playing basketball lol

You won $185 million in the lottery....

61.What's the first thing you would buy?-a dog for my son

62. Who is the first people you would help out?-myself

63. What charity would you support?-feed the children

64. Is there anyone you would give a large amount of money too?-no

65. What would you invest in?-nothing

Parenting

66. Do you spank your kids?-no

67. What's one thing you love about being a mother?-the hugs and kisses,the kind things they say to me,the drawings

68. Whats one thing you hate about being a mother?-the stuff that isn't so easy

69. Do you allow your children to watch tv?-yes

70. What is the worst thing your child has done to be punished?

71. What is the one thing your child has done that surprised you?

72. When's the proudest you have ever been as a mother?-when my children were born and various other accomplishments in their life

73. Do you still party or always stay home.-STAY HOME

77. Are you a single mother?-sort of

78.Do you use your parents as an example of what to do or what NOT to do as a parent?

79. Whats the hardest part about being a mother?

80. When do you start potty training?-i honestly don't remember

81. At what age would you let your child have a cell phone?-my son has been begging for one,he's 8,maybe when he is 9,my daughter is 6

82. At what age would you talk to your child about sex?-when they are tweens

83. At what age would you talk to your child about drugs?-tweens

84. Do you talk to your child about what to do in case their is a school shooting?-yes

85. Do you give your children chores?-yes

Future

86. If you could open up one business what would it be?-a daycare for children in poor neighboorhoods

87. How many  children do you want?-i want 3,i have 2 a son and a daughter,i also have an angel baby i lost due to a miscarriage,i want one more boy

88. What age should a child leave the nest to be on their own?-i don't want to think of that

89. If you could have any career you wanted what would you do? photographing newborns and toddlers

90. When you retire, would you rather stay at a nice home, or travel in an rv?-i want to travel,there are so many states i would love to see

Random

91. If your life was a movie who would play you? i have no idea

92. Would you change anything about your past? YES

93. What's your favorite feature of yourself?-hair

94. Would you ever get plastic surgery? no

95. Do you wash your hair everyday? every other day

96. Do you go to the bathroom in front of you S/O? no

97. What website do you visit the most? cafemom

98. Anything you have to do everyday?-yes cook and clean lol

99. One person dead or alive you would want to meet? 2Pac

100. Will you meet the challenge and add at least one friend who replies to this post?

ILoveMyKids84_ Formerly _WC_Mama





tamigirl29
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:31 PM

  1. Tami
  2. 30
  3. Tami girl
  4. stay at home mom
  5. 2
  6. Sheyenne 12, Zayden 14 months
  7. not at bthis time
  8. Engaged
  9. Yes
  10. Not really
  11. Painting, Drawing, Reading Crafting
  12. Drawing
  13. 7 AM
  14. 11-12
  15. Not much
  16. something else
  17. Life
  18. Steak
  19. Pink
  20. Chevrolet
  21. Chicago fire
  22. country
  23. spring
  24. Hope Floats
  25. WATER
  26. bath and body works
  27. any place with a good steak
  28. Baseball
  29. Colorado Rockies
  30. afternoon nap time
  31. Sunday
  32. Breast
  33. black and white
  34. coffee
  35. Neither Luvs
  36. text
  37. laundry
  38. night
  39. walmart
  40. tv
  41. to tuff to chose
  42. pirates
  43. chocolate
  44. mixed
  45. chicken
  46. straight
  47. flats
  48. blondish
  49. guys hair short
  50. flip flops
  51. hair up
  52. walk

100 yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

inspain
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 3:29 PM

1. Your name  no

2. Your age  46

3 Nickname?  no

4. What is your heritage?  Hispanic

5. What you do for work?  n/a

6. How many children?

7. Children Ages and names?  girls, 10 years and 3 months

8. Are you part of any groups, volunteer work, or other activities in real life?  Women's Club, Bridge Club

9. Are you married?  yes

10. You close to your family?  some, but not others

11. Do you have a lot of close friends?  a few

12. What hobbies do you have?  crochet, painting, reading, writing

13. What talents do you have?  writing, baking, cooking

14. What time do you wake up in the morning?  6:30 on weekdays, 7 or 8 on weekends

15. What time do you go to bed?  between 9 and 12

16. How much do you work out?  every other day

17. Other than you children, is there anything you strongly advocate for?  breastfeeding, spaying and neutering pets, gay rights

18. Do you consider yourself a Diva, Rockstar, Hippy or something else?  High-End Crunchy

19. Other than you children, what are you passionate about?  my husband, my pets, great food and art

20. How much schooling do you have? two years university

Favorites

21. Food  bacon

22. Color  green

23 Car Make  Land Cruiser

24. TV Show  Big Bang Theory

25. Type of music  rock/blues

26. Season  fall

27. Movie  lately?  Hugo

28. Drink  hibiscus tea

29. Alcohol  champagne

30. Store  Target

31. Restaurant  Park Café

32. Sport  futbol

33. Sports team  Barcelona

34 Time of Day  mid-morning

35 Day of week  Sunday

This or that

36. breast or bottle  breast

37. black and white or color  color

38. Coffee or hot cocoa  coffee

39. pampers or huggies  Bum Genius!

40. text or call  call

41. laundry or dishes  dishes

42. Morning or night?  morning

43. Walmart or Kmart  neither

44. tv or movies  movies

45. Really great sex or good night sleep?  sex

46. Ninjas or pirates  pirates

47. Chocolate or vanilla  vanilla

48. silver or gold  gold

49. chicken or fish  fish

50. hair curly or straight  straight

51. Heels or flats  flats

52. Blonde or brunette  red-head

53. Guys. Long hair or short hair  hair, period

54. flip flops or barefoot  barefoot

54. hair up or down  hair up

55. run or walk  walk

Your in Miss America mom Pagent....

56. What color is your dress?  navy blue

57. Platform: World peace, feed the children, anti- bully, ect.?  domestic abuse

58. What state would you represent.  Florida

59. What type of swim suit would you wear?  one-piece

60. What would you talent be?  stand-up?  lol

You won $185 million in the lottery....

61.What's the first thing you would buy?  A week in Cuba, scuba diving, with my family

62. Who is the first people you would help out?  the lady that runs the dog rescue in the mountains

63. What charity would you support?  same ones I do now.  WWF, AIDS, domestic abuse

64. Is there anyone you would give a large amount of money too?  There's a guy who takes care of the pets of AIDS sufferers.  I'd give him a big chunk of money.

65. What would you invest in?  Real estate.

Parenting

66. Do you spank your kids?  No, I don't believe that violence teaches anything.

67. What's one thing you love about being a mother?  Watching my kids grow up.

68. Whats one thing you hate about being a mother?  Getting up early.

69. Do you allow your children to watch tv?  Yes.

70. What is the worst thing your child has done to be punished?  lie

71. What is the one thing your child has done that surprised you?  picked up Mandarin so easily, memorizes whole pages of text or long chunks of dialogue in minutes

72. When's the proudest you have ever been as a mother?  when DD1 has gone out of her way to help or befriend a kid who, for whatever reason, doesn't fit in

73. Do you still party or always stay home.  stay home, but we have a busy social life, when we want it

77. Are you a single mother?  no

78.Do you use your parents as an example of what to do or what NOT to do as a parent?  definitely what NOT to do

79. Whats the hardest part about being a mother?  right now? sore nipples

80. When do you start potty training?  three years old

81. At what age would you let your child have a cell phone?  DD's had one for a year, so age 9

82. At what age would you talk to your child about sex?  from day one.  sex is a continuing conversation

83. At what age would you talk to your child about drugs?  same as sex, any time the conversation allows

84. Do you talk to your child about what to do in case their is a school shooting?  no.  DD1 is privately tutored, so the subject has only arisen as a news item

85. Do you give your children chores?  yes

Future

86. If you could open up one business what would it be?  

87. How many  children do you want?  Two is our limit, we're done

88. What age should a child leave the nest to be on their own?  When they're ready.

89. If you could have any career you wanted what would you do?  refurbish art works

90. When you retire, would you rather stay at a nice home, or travel in an rv?  nice home

Random

91. If your life was a movie who would play you?  Tina Fey

92. Would you change anything about your past?  yes, I'd have removed my mother from my life twenty five years earlier.

93. What's your favorite feature of yourself?  my legs/my brain

94. Would you ever get plastic surgery?  nah..

95. Do you wash your hair everyday?  yes

96. Do you go to the bathroom in front of you S/O?  yes

97. What website do you visit the most?  FB

98. Anything you have to do everyday?  eat

99. One person dead or alive you would want to meet?  Fran Lebowitz

100. Will you meet the challenge and add at least one friend who replies to this post?  no

dingysfamily
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 4:18 PM

About you.

1. Your name  Suzi

2. Your age  63

3 Nickname?  Mom; MeeMaw

4. What is your heritage?  Scotch-Irish, some Indian - Cherekee or Choctow I think

5. What you do for work? SAHM/W .. when I did work outside the home I was an admin asst./exec. secretary

6. How many children? 5; 16 grandkids

7. Children Ages and names?  Crystal - 43; Matt - 41; Melanie - 40; Mike - 38; Stacie - 23

8. Are you part of any groups, volunteer work, or other activities in real life? I belong to a homemaker's group and a bible study group

9. Are you married?  yes

10. You close to your family?  my parents are dead & I have no siblings; I am close to my stepmother, not so much to my stepbrothers & stepsister (I was 37 when they came into my life).  I'm pretty close to my relatives on my side, although we live at least 1000 miles apart.  I've very close to dh's family; his brother & his wife life one house down from us and his sister & her dh live about 45 min. away.  We have neices & nephews all around that we are close to.  Not to mention our own kids ... our youngest still lives at home; 1 lives down the road & around the corner & another lives about 20 minutes away.  The other 2 live in FL.  But we are pretty close to our own kids and grandkids ... as close as we can be when they are busy with their own lives!!

11. Do you have a lot of close friends?  I have 4 best friends - 2 are really a married couple.  Then I have what I'd call several 'close' friends and a good number of what I'd just called fairly good friends.

12. What hobbies do you have?  Humm, hobbies ... my computer, I spend a lot of time on this thing.  I also love to collect angels, teapots/teacups (I have so many I'm running out of places to put them); and I'm starting a collection of crosses, mosting the kind that hang - so I don't have a huge collection of those.  I also love to take pictures; my grandkids kid me about always having my camera whenever there is a family event/function going on.

13. What talents do you have? Not really sure I have any 'real' talents, unless you want to call being a good listener and a loyal friend a talent.

14. What time do you wake up in the morning? generally anywhere from 6:45-7:30 a.m.

15. What time do you go to bed?  usually between 10-11 p.m.

16. How much do you work out?  I'm sorry ... don't understand.  Work out?????

17. Other than you children, is there anything you strongly advocate for?  I advocate by annually contributing to the March of Dimes, in honor of the fact that it has been of much help to 3 of my grandbabies..  I also give to breast cancer and try to give a few others whereever possible.

18. Do you consider yourself a Diva, Rockstar, Hippy or something else?  Nah, just a wife, mother and grandmother.

19. Other than you children, what are you passionate about? My husband!!!

20. How much schooling do you have? just high school

Favorites

21. Food  crab legs; chewy, fudgy brownies

22. Color  PURPLE

23 Car Make  we are chevy people; although I must say, my dream car is a Cadillac Escalade

24. TV Show Oh, I have quite a few favs:  Justify; Law & Order, SVU; Army Wives; Castle: Blue Bloods; Grays Anatomy; among others

25. Type of music  Country

26. Season  late spring - early fall

27. Movie  Gone With the Wind; The Replacements; several others

28. Drink  pepsi  

29. Alcohol  Slo-Gin Fizz ... but I'm not a big drinker

30. Store  depends on what kind of store you mean!  I like Kohl's; like walmart for just general type stuff - it has great prices and name brands; target.  for groceries, I like Harris Teeter

31. Restaurant  Outback; Capt. George's; a local place called Frost Diner & Blue Ridge Seafood

32. Sport  not a big sports person, but anything if a grandkid is playing; loved baseball when our son played pro ball

33. Sports team  don't have one

34 Time of Day  early morning when I'm enjoying my morning coffee and then end of day when dh is home and we're relaxing, especially after he comes to bed and we're just laying there talking

35 Day of week  generally it's Sunday; Church and the day we get to relax the most

This or that

36. breast or bottle  for me it was bottle.  with both my bio kids it was the best option for different reasons

37. black and white or color  depends on what your talking about; but generally I prefer color

38. Coffee or hot cocoa  want my coffee in the morning, but I love hot cocoa most any other time

39. pampers or huggies  my preference was huggies

40. text or call  calling ... it's just so much more personal

41. laundry or dishes  actually, neither really; but I guess dishes since the laundry room is in the basement and I don't like - really can't - go up & down the basement stairs so much to do the laundry on a regular basis anymore.  Thank God for such a wonderful dh, he does it now that I can't ... brings it upstairs for me to fold & put away.  And also thank God for dishwashers!!  Dh makes sure mine is always working.

42. Morning or night?  a little of both

43. Walmart or Kmart  Walmart ... the Kmarts here are really trashy!  And you guys make jokes about walmart, you should see the kmarts!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

44. tv or movies  how about movies on tv?  I'm a HUGE tv fan

45. Really great sex or good night sleep?  again, why not both!!!  you do realize that really great sex can lead to a great nights sleep!

46. Ninjas or pirates  neither

47. Chocolate or vanilla  chocolate pudding, vanilla ice-cream

48. silver or gold  both

49. chicken or fish  both, but more chicken than fish

50. hair curly or straight  again, both ... depends on who its on

51. Heels or flats  I absolutely love heels, unfortunately I can no longer wear them; my knees don't allow it.  So, I have a nice collection sitting in my closet because I can't bring myself to get rid of them

52. Blonde or brunette  brunette, but blonde if its real and on the right person

53. Guys. Long hair or short hair

54. flip flops or barefoot  depends on where I am; I love being barefoot, but can't do that everywhere, so then I'll wear flip flops or sandals ... I do love a nice pair of sandals too

54. hair up or down  my hair is short, so there is no 'up'

55. run or walk  with my knees, there is no 'run'

Your in Miss America mom Pagent....

56. What color is your dress?  a light purple or lavender

57. Platform: World peace, feed the children, anti- bully, ect.? 

58. What state would you represent. Virginia

59. What type of swim suit would you wear?  one piece

60. What would you talent be?  no clue

You won $185 million in the lottery....

61.What's the first thing you would buy?  a new truck for dh

62. Who is the first people you would help out?  my youngest dd; I'd pay off her remaining college loan

63. What charity would you support?  I'd continue to support the ones I already do; just make my annual donations a bit larger

64. Is there anyone you would give a large amount of money too?  No, but I'd increase my donations to my church

65. What would you invest in?  I would put the money in our retirement investments. 

Parenting

66. Do you spank your kids?  Not now, they are grown and on their own.  But I will say, we have been known to on occassion.  There is a huge difference between spanking and beating.  Our kids knew when they got a spanking exactly what it was for; after we talked about it and what they did.  It was ALWAYS tempered with lots of love.  Our kids also have been known to spank their kids a time or two, although one will swear she never has.  Our kids have never called us out on it either. 

67. What's one thing you love about being a mother?  Just seeing how my kids have grown into such great human adults!

68. Whats one thing you hate about being a mother?  Seeing my kids grown into adults!!

69. Do you allow your children to watch tv?  No control over it now, but yes we did when they were kids.  Thing is, our kids weren't obessed with it so it wasn't a problem.  The boys were always outside and the girls were jsut into other things.  Our youngest is a huge book-worm and always has 3-4 books going at a time.  I'm the one that has the tv watching problem!!

70. What is the worst thing your child has done to be punished? Our youngest was having a temper tantrum one time ... she was ADD when she was younger ... and I had been sick and let her run out of her meds.  Our oldest son happen to be at the house and saw it.  I had told her no to something and, well she completely lost control, and she swung at me and hit me.  He went off, picked her up and took her back to her bedroom (all before I had a chance to react) and dropped her on her bed ... he was married by then ... and proceeded to let her have it.  I could hear him in the living room.  Part of what he said was ... "mom knows what she's doing and she does what she does because she loves us.  You may not agree with it, but you better listen to her or you'll answer to me.  Don't you ever do that again."  She had counselling for several years and believe it or not, but a lot of times when she had these kinds of tantrums (they were very rare & this was the only time she ever hit me) she never remembered them after.

71. What is the one thing your child has done that surprised you?  The above incident was also the one that surprised me the most, both because this was the first time dd lost it like this .... and also because of ds's reaction; I was so proud of his statement to dd!

72. When's the proudest you have ever been as a mother?  I don't know if I can pick a proudest moment; there have been so many proud moments. 

73. Do you still party or always stay home.  We are not a party couple, but we do go out sometimes.  Dh is a member of the local Lions Club so we go to dances and events there.

77. Are you a single mother?  No now, but between my 1st & current marriage I was for 3 years.

78.Do you use your parents as an example of what to do or what NOT to do as a parent?  a little of both

79. Whats the hardest part about being a mother? teaching your kids to leave the nest and then letting them go and doing it with a smile

80. When do you start potty training?  depends on the child; mine were both a little late, but about 16 months

81. At what age would you let your child have a cell phone?  our older ones were on their own when they became popular, but for the younger dd ... we got her one for her 16th birthday.  She's 23 now, so all the technie stuff wasn't available then ... thank God!

82. At what age would you talk to your child about sex?  I started answering their questions as soon as they started asking; keeping it age appropriate.  I also got books from the library

83. At what age would you talk to your child about drugs?  When my kids were younger there wasn't such a problem, but we talked about it with them in middle school 

84. Do you talk to your child about what to do in case their is a school shooting?  again, not something we need to do; just hoping our kids are doing it with the grandkids.  I know our oldest son does ... he's a DC cop, so it's a concern for him and our dd in FL has also talked to her dd we know.  Not sure about the others.

85. Do you give your children chores?  They all had them growing up and the one still at home still has things she has to do.  As long as she lives here, she will have certain responsibilities, especially as long as she's living her rent-free!  But she is a pretty good help to us.

Future

86. If you could open up one business what would it be?  Dh jokes about opening up a car turn signal repair shop!!!

87. How many children do you want? Got all I want ... actually have all the grandchildren I need, but one kid hasn't even started on that yet!

88. What age should a child leave the nest to be on their own?  That depends on the child and their plans

89. If you could have any career you wanted what would you do? I've had it ... I've been very lucky; I've been able to be a SAHM/W in both my marriages and when I did have to work outside the home, I did what I enjoyed there, secretarial ... well until they decided to change the name of that to administrative assistant! 

90. When you retire, would you rather stay at a nice home, or travel in an rv?  We have a nice home already and it's all paid for.  We have a pop-up camper that we would love to be able to trade in for a small size RV, but not sure if we'll be able to afford that or not, but we would love to have that to travel in.  Travel though is in our plans when dh retires ... I'm basically already retired; I started collecting my early SS 2 years ago.  It wasn't worth waiting until full retirement age, the difference in the amount was only about $200 so dh said to just go ahead and start getting it.  I never worked long enough outside the home to pay enough into it to make tht big a difference.  When he retires, hopefully in March or April '14, we are going to do a cross-crountry trip as a celebration.

Random

91. If your life was a movie who would play you?  Have no clue, have to think on this one

92. Would you change anything about your past? Nope, then I wouldn't be where I am now

93. What's your favorite feature of yourself? I guess my eyes, although really I like to say my heart ... because I have a soft heart

94. Would you ever get plastic surgery?  I would like to have a boob lift!!!

95. Do you wash your hair everyday?  No, more like every other day

96. Do you go to the bathroom in front of you S/O?  yep, and he does in front of me also

97. What website do you visit the most?  I actually visit 3 about the same: CM, facebook and pogo.com

98. Anything you have to do everyday? not really

99. One person dead or alive you would want to meet?  Jesus, but I will meet him someday; my grandparents on my dad's side

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