Over the past two decades, we asked our five kids fun questions that prompted interesting replies and sparked meaningful conversations. We recorded their comments in a notebook and would like to share them with you.
Hopefully, they can bring a smile to your face and warm your heart in this season of your life.
We asked: What’re the most beautiful words in the English language?
I Love You (Jerome, age 7)
What do you most look forward to about growing old?
Peace & quiet in my house. (Dominic, age 10)
What happens to people when they get old?
They die. (Luc, age 4)
Where does the sun go at night?
It goes into Heaven to sleep. (Reanne, age 4)
What do you think makes Jesus happy?
That I’m his best friend. (Dominic, age 5)
What is sin? What does sin do to people?
Sin is like a mousetrap... it’s tempting, you get trapped in it and sin hurts people. (Vanessa, age 9)
What color is the saddest color?
White, cause our tears are white. (Reanne, age 5)
If you were a mom of the house, what would your top five rules be?
Chores on Saturdays shut the stove off when you cook, everyone takes turns and has a dishes day, go to Mass on Sundays and take a shower when your bum is itchy. (Vanessa, age 9)
What do you think makes Jesus sad?
That somebody doesn’t love Him. (Dominic, age 5)
If God put you completely in charge of creating heaven, what would it look like?
It would be unbelievable! Big church, bowling alley, nice hockey rink... (Dom, age 10)
If you knew that next week would be your last week to live, what are some things you would do?
Go to Confession, listen to all my music and say bye to everyone. (Dominic, age 10)
Which three people’s autographs would you most like to have?
Pope Francis, McDavid, Gretzky (Luc, age 12)
What do you like the most about being a teenager?
Learning and discovering life. (Dominic, age 17)
What is the best time you’ve ever had with dad?
The best is yet to come. (Jerome, age 11)
We would love to hear from you. Share with us a favorite comment you’ve heard from your child or grandchild and you’ll be entered to win a fun surprise gift.