11 Questions

I love it when a the bloggers form of a chain letter goes around the interwebs.

Only if you don’t do it there won’t be a poor girl half way around the world who’s hair is going to fall out at the very moment you pass up the tag.

This type of chain gives me a chance to talk about myself!

Yes please.

And allows me to get to know all of the writers I love to read as well!

It’s called 11 Questions and I was “tagged” in it by two bloggers at two different times.

Both Robin from Farewell Stranger and Ado from The Momalog tasked me with answering 11 of their questions.

Well, I don’t follow rules well, so I chose from both of their posts, mushed everything together, and made 11 questions of my own.

1. What’s your superpower?

I wish I could answer this with humour, but I really do have a superpower.
Okay, now you all think I’m being funny and I’m going to say I can fly or I can shoot fire out of my nose (which would be really awesome). I take my superpower seriously and it took me a long time to realize that I had one.
Again.. You’re thinking I’m being funny. (read: nose and fire)
I’m not.
I can read people very well. I have very good intuition and am usually always right. This took a long time for me to realize and I would ignore how I felt about someone or something, giving them the benefit of the doubt, but it would always turn out the way I thought.
I now trust my feeling.

2. If you could change your name, what would you change it to?

Easy.
Karen.

Wait… My name wouldn’t be Easy Karen… It would be Karen.
What?

3. Do you consider yourself a “blogger” or a “writer”?

When I first started blogging I was a “blogger” with a blog. Now that I rely on my words for comfort and I see my writing as something I NEED to do, just as a singer needs to sing, or a traveller needs to travel, I know I am a writer.

4. Are you shy?

Nope.
I have never ever been described as shy and have never identified with that description. I am becoming more introvert as I age, but still not shy.

5. What’s your biggest source of inspiration (other than your family, etc.)?

I’m glad that the question made sure to say “other than family” because although family is certainly one of my main sources it isn’t my only one. I get most of my inspiration from within myself. My determination comes from the passion I feel to make change. I am driven to see results in the world while I am here and that inspires me. When I see others with this same passion I am even more inspired.

6. What do you hope to do this year that you’re really excited about?

I’m goin’ to the Chapel and I’m gonna get maaaaarrriieeeddd.

7. What’s your dream?

Other than seeing my daughter (and any other future children) grow up healthy and happy, it is to evoke change. To see my hard work through advocacy and awareness make a difference.

8. Ever had a scary parenting moment?

One evening when my daughter was still an infant I was taking her up to bed and had forgotten that we had put the barrier up at the bottom of the stairs in case she had rolled over that way. As I headed to the doorway I tripped and fell with her in my arms hitting the stairs with my knees, face, and elbows. She hit her head and woke up in shock.
She was okay because I cushioned most of her fall and luckily Brian was there to take her from me and help us up.

9. Something besides your children that you are proud of.

I’m proud of my education, my training, and my career. I have worked hard to get to where I am and it took a long time.

10. Ask your kids what they like about you and what bugs them about you and write it verbatim here.

(my daughter is 22 months) What do you like about Mommy?: “:peek-a-boo mommy, daddy.”

What bugs you about Mommy? “a bee, a ladybug, okay?”

11. Do you have any advice for Snooki? (-:

Wear underwear that covers your bum if you’re going to dress in skirts that don’t.

And NOW…..

The rules:

You must post these rules.
Each person must post 11 things about herself on his/her blog.
Answer the questions the “tagger” listed for you in her post, and create 11 new questions for the people you tag to answer.
You must choose 11 people to tag and link to them in the post.
Go to each blogger’s page and mention that you have tagged him/her.

So here are the bloggers who are up next!

Mark from Our Simple Lives
Rach from Life Ever Since
Amber from Confessions of a Stressed out Mom
Ali from My Suitcase Full of Tricks
Leigh Ann from Genie in a Blog
Lady E from Adventures in Estrogen
Jenn from Fox in the City
Laverne from Kindred Adventures
Jennifer from Kvetch Mom
Kir from The Kir Corner
Bruna from Bees with Honey

And the Questions!

1. There are $3 cupcakes in the supermarket but you have everything to make them at home. What do you do?

2. How many pairs of jeans do you own?

3. Can you pass up a sale?

4. When is the last time you stood up for a stranger?

5. What is your pet peeve?

6. What is your favourite quote and what does it mean to you?

7. Have you ever had a speeding ticket? Did you try to shamelessly get out of it?

8. What fashion DON’Ts did you participate in and STILL secretly love?

9. How many keys are on your key ring?

10. Why do you blog?

11. What is your sign and do you fit it’s description?

 

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38 Responses to 11 Questions
  1. Miss Marina Star
    February 10, 2012 | 8:11 am

    I would die for your super power. I am terrible at reading people. Of course, this got me into more trouble when I was younger than it does now, but still, it’d be nice to have!

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:36 pm

      I ignored it when I was younger so it got me into a lot of trouble too!

  2. Mark
    February 10, 2012 | 9:06 am

    I love being the only dude on your list!
    And great answers by the way.
    “Karen”? What’s up with that? That’s not exotic!
    And how great that you consider yourself a writer. I think of you as one too!
    I was going to bow gracefully out of this challenge. But, I love your questions and will now consider it.
    Thanks for including me. Maybe I’ll do this next Thursday? Maybe!
    Your Friend, m.

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:35 pm

      I’m so glad that you MIGHT do this.
      I was thinking about you when I wrote some of the questions.

  3. Alison@Mama Wants This
    February 10, 2012 | 10:08 am

    No, you do NOT want to be a Karen! Leighann totally suits you.

    And awesome super power!

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:33 pm

      hahahah.
      do you associate some negative feelings with that name?

  4. Paulette (MsPDrama)
    February 10, 2012 | 10:49 am

    Karen? Interesting. Why Karen? I agree with Alison, you’re definitely a Leighann. Unless you were a Karen in a past life?

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:33 pm

      My cousins name is Karen and growing up I looked up to her. I thought she was gorgeous and I wanted to be just like her.
      BUT I agree I am a Leighann.. that’s for sure.

  5. Amber
    February 10, 2012 | 12:17 pm

    I accept your tag. ;) I’m going to rock your world with the answers to your questions. Oh Ya…
    Karen is a good name. It’s a family name in well my family. :)
    Your daughters thoughts on you speak volumes. ha ha.

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:32 pm

      Yay for accepting my tag!
      Love you big time!

  6. Lady Estrogen
    February 10, 2012 | 1:24 pm

    SUCK IT!!

    Hahaha.. OK, thanks. I’ll do my best, which is usually shit, so, ya know.

    Always love your duckie/Snooki face :)

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:32 pm

      You’re best is AWESOME!
      Rock it sister, like I know you will.

  7. Kir
    February 10, 2012 | 2:12 pm

    I LOVE THIS….OH WOW girlfriend, I liked you before but NOW….WHOA! You’re sooooo awesome. I accept your tag you amazing woman!!!
    xo

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:31 pm

      So glad that you liked it!
      Can’t WAIT to read yours!! xo

  8. Bruna
    February 10, 2012 | 4:32 pm

    So excited that you’re getting married! Thanks for thinking of me re: tagging other bloggers. Nice to know you think of me. ♥

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:30 pm

      Always thinking of you!
      Love you big time!! xo

  9. Rach (DonutsMama)
    February 10, 2012 | 4:35 pm

    That’s too funny that you already have a new name picked out for yourself. Although that doesn’t surprise me for some reason.

    You know I’m going to need weekly wedding updates, right?

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:30 pm

      On it!
      Also?
      My cousin’s name is Karen and I looked up to her throughout my childhood. I thought she was soo beautiful. I wanted to be just like her.
      That’s why the name Karen.

  10. Lindsay
    February 10, 2012 | 6:35 pm

    I’m really enjoying reading these all over the place… I’m learning a lot about people!! :)
    And you’re hilarious… as usual. :)

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:27 pm

      SHIT! I should’ve tagged you!!

      GUESS WHAT! I AM! TAG! You have to answer my questions too!! DO IT!

  11. Frelle
    February 10, 2012 | 8:52 pm

    I love all the random stuff I just learned about you, and i also love how you wrote it. Your questions to the 11 people you picked are awesome too.. well done!! ;)

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:26 pm

      Thanks Frelle!!!
      So glad you came by and read. I love talking about myself so a chance to answer 11 questions about me? BRING IT!

  12. Coffee Lovin' Mom
    February 10, 2012 | 11:26 pm

    I so love this post – wondering why you would pick Karen over Leighann..I would kill for the big L on my sweater

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:25 pm

      My cousin’s name is Karen and I looked up to her when I was a kid. I loved her name and wanted it sooooo bad.

  13. Robin @ Farewell, Stranger
    February 10, 2012 | 11:37 pm

    Love these answers! This totally captures so much of what I love about you.

    That’s an awesome superpower to have and I see you already using it to do good and fulfill your dream. xo

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:24 pm

      Thanks Robin!
      And thank you for Tagging me, I had fun answering the questions!

  14. Kimberly
    February 11, 2012 | 12:27 am

    I have been tagged with the herp of the blog land a lot. So thanks for not sending me into a flare up.
    Ask Snookie about that.
    I love you.
    And your questions kill me.
    I’d totally be all “Fuck baking. I’m buying those cupcakes.”

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 11, 2012 | 5:23 pm

      Dude.
      There were $3 cupcakes in the store and Brian says “lets make them as a family!”
      I swore under my breath and followed him to the baking aisle.
      After we picked out all of the ingredients we realized we were paying triple for the cupcakes by baking them!!
      Experience shmerience.
      $3 cupcakes here we come!

  15. Sarcasm Goddess
    February 11, 2012 | 5:29 pm

    Hahaha! I love your daughter’s answers!

  16. Ali
    February 12, 2012 | 12:25 pm

    My mother-in-law’s name is Karen…and that’s all I have to say about that. OK, it might take me a week or two to get to this, but I’ll try!!!

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  19. Kimberly
    February 13, 2012 | 12:11 am

    You’re so not a Karen! And Snooki? She needs much more advice than that, but that’s definitely a good start!!

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 14, 2012 | 9:47 pm

      I’ve been really disappointed in her lately, she’s embarrassing!
      Both of the Meatballs are!!
      Maybe I’m just getting old.

  20. Jessica
    February 13, 2012 | 6:42 pm

    The advice for Snooki is awesome.

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 14, 2012 | 9:41 pm

      Thank you Jessica! I watch the show religiously.. I can’t help it. BUT I think she’s a mess.

  21. Galit Breen
    February 14, 2012 | 2:08 am

    Loved learning more about you here, friend!

    And I believe in that superpower. Like so, so very much. “Trust yourself and that voice inside” is (powerful) advice that I so want to instill in my littles.

    • multitaskingmumma
      February 14, 2012 | 9:36 pm

      Thank you Galit!
      I think you little’s are very lucky to have a mom who is so engaged with them. xo

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