On our children’s birthdays, I interview them, asking them the same set of questions each year. This allows us to see how they’re changing and if they have interests that remain the same. I call these the Birthday Interviews. This is Brioni’s fourth interview.

Brioni, 6 years old, August 2012

What are you going to be when you grow up?
I’m going to be a person who fixes stuff with wheels.

What’s that going to be like?
I don’t know. ?

What are your favourite toys?

Who are your best friends?
Heidi and Ivy.

What makes you happy?
?Funny things.

What makes you sad?
People being mean to me.

When you dream at night, what do you dream about?
I can’t remember my dreams.

What do you like to do with David?
Play with him.

What do you like to do with Lauren?
Play with her.

What’s your favourite colour?

What’s your favourite book?
Curious tales.

What does David do during the day?
I can’t really remember.

What does Lauren do during the day?

What do you do during the day?

Want to see how she’s changed (or not)? You can read Brioni’s interviews when she turned five, four and three. (You can access the rest of our girls’ birthday interviews here.)