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 January 22, 2014  World Citizen Wednesdays

What My Kids Would Be Surprised to Find Out About Me - World Citizen Wednesdays on Alldonemonkey.com

Welcome to World Citizen Wednesday!

Each week we pose a question to members of the fabulous Multicultural Kid Blogs group and share their answers here.

To find out more about these amazing bloggers, check out our Multicultural Kid Blogs website! You can also find us on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Google +.

This week we ask…

What would your kids be surprised to find out about you?

Olga of The European Mama: That I can sail a yacht and took ju-jitsu classes.

Aisha of Expat Log: Haha! Where to start! That I used to be known by a different name… that I smoked marijuana in a convent… that should leave ’em speechless!

Natalie of Afterschool for Smarty Pants: That I’ve been married to someone who is not her father. And, believe it or not, she doesn’t know that I have a blog 🙂

Cecilia of Spanglish House: that I studied in a military school, I am in the Bolivian Military Reserve actually. and that I did not use to be as conservative as I am now.

Galina of Raising a Trilingual Child: That I can also cry  (my kids are 2.5 and 4.5 yo)

Thereza of A Path of Light: for some time I was goth, almost got suspended in HS for drawing the anarchy symbol on top the school’s logo in my uniform, tricked all passengers in a coach bus pretending to be the ticket collector, and other stories! But what’seven better is that I already told my kids and we evaluated those choices together.

Varya of Creative World of Varya: That I used to perform contemporary Indian dance.

Frances of Discovering the World Through My Son’s Eyes: I wanted to be nun. I was so determined that I went to the convent for a two-month retreat. On the 2nd day I knew that it wasn’t my calling. I called my mom, and she picked me up the following day. 😉

And mine? For me it would be that I once dyed my hair green and used to have a nose ring. Perhaps some of you would be surprised to know this too!


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  6 Responses to “World Citizen Wednesdays #43: What My Kids Would Be Surprised to Find Out About Me”

  1. Haha! Great to put some mystery and misdemeanors to the faces behind these well-known blogs! Thanks for including me x

  2. Green hair? I think I’d need to see a photo of that to believe it.

  3. One thing that always surprises people when they find out is that I was a DJ in a gothic nightclub for a few years back in my early twenties! I was never really a goth though (just a little “gothically inclined” as my DJing partner used to describe us!) so even at the time it surprised people.
    My kids are a little young to know about nightclubs but I’m sure my past life will surprise them when they’re older.
    Oh, and that green hair and pierced nose? Me too!

  4. What a wonderful post! I love the honesty 🙂

  5. Fun! :^)

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