Friday, June 24, 2016

Seventh Birthday Interview With Coo

photo credit: Anna Frederick

This little girl is seven! She loves pretty dresses, fairy gardens, chocolate, dancing, and colouring. She loves her brothers intensely but holds her own among them with a fiery intensity. She loves being outdoors, reading and being read to, and "doing crafty things". Most of all, she loves it when we take time to slow down and listen to her quiet but strong voice.

What is the adventure you would most like to have?  
Go back to Wales.

What would you like to do when you grow up?  
Have a fruit shop.

What's that going to be like?  
I can eat all the fruit I want.  I’ll have extras and I’ll eat them.

What's your favourite tea?  
Cheese quesadillas with salsa, refried beans, and green salad.

What's your favourite cake or pudding?  
All of them.

What's your favourite book[s]?  
Roxaboxen, Laura and Mary series, Paddington series, Grandma’s Attic series, Children of the Forest.

Who do you like spending time with?  
My family.

What do you enjoy doing with me?  
Making cakes and puddings.

What do you enjoy doing with Daddy? 
Playing games in maths.

What do you enjoy doing with Righty?  
Having tea parties.

What do you enjoy doing with Lefty?  
Playing Lego.

What do you enjoy doing with Mr J? 
Jumping on the trampoline. 

What's your favourite thing to do on your own? 
Sit and read, play paper dolls.

What's your favourite family day out together?  
When we lived in England and we went to National Trust houses. In America when we walk to the cave at Spring Mill state park.

What makes you happy?  
Having a birthday. I love birthdays.

What makes you sad?  
Sometimes when people don’t listen to me.

What do you enjoy learning about the most?  

If you could choose any time in history to live in, when would that be?  
When there were pretty, pretty queens about.

Is there anyone famous that you'd like to meet?  
Darcey Bussell.

If there were any imaginary/pretend things you could choose to do, what would it be?  
I would have a real, talking bear like Paddington Bear, who I would love and cuddle.

You can read Eve’s sixth birthday interview here.  Our birthday interviews were an idea from Lauren, who blogs at Sparkling Adventures. They're a great way of seeing the changes that take place as our kids grow older, as well as noting the things that remain the same!


  1. So sweet! What a good idea to do birthday interviews.

  2. I'm glad you enjoyed it, Danielle! We love re-reading our birthday interviews.

  3. Anonymous5:46 am

    Awe a real talking bear!! Such lovely pictures...x

    1. I want a real talking bear too! :)


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