Rachel and the girls on their way to the mother-daughter dance
Answers by Sophie, age 10, and Charlotte, age 8
What is something Mommy always says to you?
Sophie: Before you leave, give me some kisses.
Charlotte: You’re cute.
What makes Mommy happy?
Sophie: When the coffee table is clean. Or when she’s drinking coffee.
Charlotte: Snuggles and kisses.
What makes Mommy sad?
Sophie: When she burns the garlic bread.
Charlotte: When I cry.
How does your mommy make you laugh?
Sophie: Seeing her react to some of the TV shows we watch.
Charlotte: Telling funny baby stories.
What was your mommy like as a child?
Sophie: Adventurous and epic.
Charlotte: She lived close to the woods.
How old is your mom?
How tall is your mom?
Sophie: 6 feet 3 inches
Charlotte: 5 feet 2 inches
What is her favorite thing to do?
Sophie: Play with us.
Charlotte: Drink coffee.
What does your mom do when you’re not around?
Sophie: Talk to Daddy.
Charlotte: Watch TV.
If your mommy becomes famous, what will it be for?
Sophie: Being the president.
Charlotte: Being a writer.
What is your mom really good at?
What is your mommy not very good at?
What does your mommy do for a job?
Sophie: She works with people from other countries.
Charlotte: She’s a writer at Binghamton University.
What is your mom’s favorite food?
Charlotte: Red velvet cupcakes.
What makes you proud of your mom?
Sophie: She’s nice to people even if we don’t know them.
Charlotte: She’s very nice and loving and amazing. Cooler than Rainbow Dash!
If your mom were a cartoon character, who would she be?
Sophie: Not SpongeBob. Jimmy Neutron, because he’s really smart.
Charlotte: Princess Luna.
What do you and Mommy do together?
Sophie: Arts and crafts.
Charlotte: Watch “Goosebumps.”
How are you and your mommy the same?
Sophie: We have the same laugh.
Charlotte: We are funny.
How are you and your mommy different?
Sophie: She goes to work and I go to school.
Charlotte: I have no clue how to cook.
How do you know your mommy loves you?
Sophie: She says it so much.
Charlotte: She gave birth to us.
Where is your mom’s favorite place to go?
Where does your mom hate to go?
What will you remember about your mom?
Sophie: She loves to read a lot like I do.
Charlotte: She’s awesome and amazing and funny and she loves us.