It was a simple question we asked on Facebook- what do your kids say they would like to be when they grow up? We expected lots of fire fighters, princesses, super heroes and sports players. What we got… well, the replies left us laughing out loud.
Come and take a look at what our readers’ children would like to be when they are older.
“My two- year old son wants to be a bull rider.”
“My four-year-old son wants to be a fire dancing, snake-catching stunt pilot.”
“My son says he doesn’t want to grow up. He wants to grow down.”
“My teenage daughter let her younger brother watch Magic Mike with her. For a long time he wanted to be a man stripper by the name of Magic.”
“Mr. Three wants to be a jam sandwich.”
“A police prosecutor.”
“When asked, my four-year-old said ‘a ballet dancer’. Then she leaned over and whispered, ‘I have to say that but really I am going to fly but it’s easier to say ballet dancer‘.”
“An astronaut dietician.”
“My four-year-old wants to have 110 babies and be a mummy doctor.”
“My five-year-old wants to be a dinosaur.”
“My five-year-old daughter is going to be a LEGO expert.”
“A pole dancer with clothes on.”
“My four-year-old wants to be an adult.”
“My granddaughter Cleo, who is almost five, would like to be a Unicorn Rider when she is big.”
“I just asked my three-year-old yesterday and he said he would like to be four.”
“One wants to own a chocolate factory like ‘Willy Wonker’ and the other a zoo keeper from Jurassic Park.
“My six-year-old wants to be a waterboy after watching the movie.”
“A storm trooper or a fire fighter. Same same.”
“My five-year-old wants to be my husband.”
“My five-year old said he wants to be a policeman. His three-year-old brother followed that up with he is going to be a robber.”
“A fire engine.” (oddly, this was a popular response)
“It’s a toss up between a unicorn or a fairy.”
“My six year old said she would get money ‘just by asking people in the street’.”
“A Tooth Fairy. When I asked her why, she said because she likes looking at teeth.”
Go on, ask your kids what they want to be when they get older. What kind of response do you get?