For HJ’s birthday, I ordered an “interview book”. I came up with my own questions, and found a book on etsy by The Paper Lion that I liked. This is what the cover looks like:
Then, every year, there is a page to put a picture and a page with the interview questions.
I plan on giving him a “birthday interview” every year. It is a cute way to look back and see the little one’s imagination.
This year, HJ and I filled it out over a few days (his attention span isn’t quite there yet!). Here is what he had to tell me…
What is your favorite color? Blue, it’s my color
*At daycare, they all are assigned a color, HJ’s is blue
What is your favorite toy? My Castle
*His Imaginext castle that he won from Fisher Price
What is your favorite book? Cranky Bear and the Tickle Monster
*Here is the Cranky Bear and the Tickle Monster
What is your favorite fruit? watermelon
*he inhales the stuff!
What is your favorite TV show or movie? Marley and Me Puppy Ears
* It is actually Marley and Me the Puppy Years but he thought I said puppy ears when I first told him the title…and it makes me smile.
What is your favorite game? Hungry, Hungry Hippo
What is your favorite outfit? PJ’s
*He loves PJ’s. When we get home at night, he runs in his room and puts them on.
What is your favorite snack? hot dog
What is your favorite animal? Happy giraffe
What is your favorite song? jingle bells
Who is your best friend? Kaitlyn
*This is his cousin
What are you scared of? dark
What do you love about yourself? *whenever I ask this, he laughs
What do you like to take to bed with you at night? flashlight
*It keeps monsters away, in case you didn’t know.
What is your favorite holiday? Christmas Lights
What is your favorite thing to do outside? play cars
*also, this is his favorite inside activity
What is your favorite drink? lemonade
* HJ loves lemonade, and whenever he takes a sip, he walks around the house yelling “ME LIKE IT!”
Where is your favorite place to go? Nana’s house
If you could go anywhere, where would it be? Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
*Dream big, huh?
What do you want for your birthday? A horsey-ride
*no idea where this originated, but I failed.
What do you want to be when you grow up? Like Ty-Ty
*Yes, that is our dog. My son wants to be a dog when he grows up.
Do any of you have birthday interviews? I think this will be a fun tradition!