Calista, 3 years old, March 2011

What are you going to be when you grow up?
A ballerina.
What’s that going to be like?
I’m going to be beautiful with a white dress and a crown and dance with a man.

What are your favourite toys?
Barbie dolls in a shop.

Who are your best friends?
Jesus and Daddy.

What makes you happy?
Ballerinas make me happy.
Why does that make you happy?
Because I like ballerinas.

What makes you sad?
Who are the baddies?
When we go to a bad place, that’s when I don’t like baddies.

When you dream at night, what do you dream about?
I dream about dragons biting my finger. But I ran away and chase the dragons and the dragons go away.

What do you like to do with Daddy?
Just dance with music.

What do you like to do with Mama?
Dance with ballerinas.

What’s your favourite colour?
Pink and purple.

What’s your favourite book?
Ballerina books.

What does Daddy do during the day?
When I am floppy and am asleep, Daddy takes me off the bed?
What does Daddy do during the day?
He makes chappatis.

What does Mama do during the day?
You cook breakfast.

What do you do during the day?
I do red persons with circle eyes and long hair and lines to be arms and legs and fingers.

*This is Calista’s first interview. * It will be interesting to watch how she changes over the years! (You can read the rest of the birthday interviews here.)