Annual New Year Questions 2019

Happy New Year! I was the only one to make it to midnight at our house. How about you? But we did have a great New Years Day - starting with a walk at Hinkle Creek then ice skating at downtown historic Folsom and a King Game that night.

It is time to check in with the kids again with these annual questions. Interested in reading their answers from past years? Here is 2018, 2017, and 2016



Lucille, age 5 years 8 months

Favorite things

Cereal: O's and milk is my second.
Vegetable: Carrots
Drink: Orange Juice
Toy: Starlily (Christmas gift from Santa)
TV Show: Paw Patrol
Thing to do: Play with Starlily
Game: Tenzi
Book: Rainbow Magic: The Sweet Fairies books
Restaurant: Willie's (she added Crickets, McDonalds and Dukes after Gus said Crickets.)

If you could change your name - what would you change it to? I don't want to change my name.

What is something Mommy says? "Do I have to say it more than one time?"
What is something Daddy says? "I love you"
What do you want to be when you grow up? a veterinarian at the zoo. 
What are you going to do differently this year? try to be better
Who are your friends? Evie, Ila, Ella, Maddie, Vasiliki, Magdalene, Vivianne, and Hannah. 
What is your wish for the new year? To get the coin in the Vasilopita cake.
If I gave you $100 what would you do with it? Buy Gus a Christmas present with it.
What are you most afraid of? Bears

*A lot of these remain the same as the past few years... She was better about answering this year and not just saying "I don't know."



Gus, age 4 years 5 months 


Favorite things
Cereal: Chocolate cereals
Vegetable: salad
Drink: milk
Toy: aircraft carrier
TV Show: The Polar Express
Thing to do: help wash the dishes
Game: 5 Crowns
Book: Trucks "Lift the Flap Book"
Restaurant: Crickets


If you could change your name - what would you change it to? New Years
What is something Mommy says? I love you boo boo."
What is something Daddy says?  "I love you, Gussy"
What do you want to be when you grow up?  a veterinarian (at the San Francisco Zoo)
What are you going to do differently this year? eat cake!
Who are your friends? Rylan, Rocco, Yianno, Jack, Brynn, and Max. There is even more but it's too much. I have lots of friends.
What is your wish for the new year? coin!
If I gave you $100 what would you do with it? "Buy Lucille a Unicorn that walks and really flies that is $100."
What are you most afraid of? Your computer on me.


*Gus has never eaten chocolate cereal - and despite him saying that salad is his favorite - he NEVER actually eats it. He also never does the dishes. And he did get the coin in the Vasilopita - so I guess his wish for the new year came true!

Ellen Martin

I'm a west-coast mama of two little ones, 15 months apart. This is our family story with reviews and recommendations along the way. Thanks for joining our journey.

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