Good Questions for.. Carly Cook

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Creative genius. Mother. Lovely wife to Si Cook of 7 years, introducing the delightful Carly Cook!

Where’s home for you?

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Describe (to a 5 year old) what you do during the daytime:

Run around after three crazy boys.

Your age?

32.

Kids ages, etc?

3 boys – 5, 3 & 1.

When I grow up I want to be..

Happy.

Tell us one thing you’re passionate about.

Living intentionally.

First memory?

Waiting for Natalie (fellow bridesmaid) to arrive at my house on my mum’s wedding day, getting our hair crimped and listening to Bruce Springsteen.

Favourite kids’ film?

Wizard of Oz.

Favourite childhood game / activity?

Singing.

Favourite kids’ book?

Winnie the pooh.

A father is..

Protector and unconditionally loving.

One of the most important things about being a ‘good dad’ is..

Understanding who your kids are made to be.

Think of a family you really admire – what do you like about them?

They are really generous towards each other.

What does taking responsibility look like for you right now?

Sacrifice.

What inspires you to take responsibility?

Faith in God, knowing it’s hard to step out but He is good.

What advice would you give your younger self?

Work hard, don’t spend all your money!

Favourite thing to say to your kids?

Family film time!

Main parenting challenge right now?

Discerning which child needs disciplining when they’re all screaming at each other!

When I became a parent I suddenly realised..

I had so much time before!