With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to ask, how well do you know your mother? I mean, really know her? As a person, as a woman, not just as your mom?
How Well Do You Know Your Mother?
Sometimes, we may think we know the answer to a question because we believe we know a person so well. But when was the last time you really asked? Take some time to ask your mother these questions, and most importantly to listen to the answers. You might learn something surprising!
What is your earliest childhood memory?
When you were a little girl, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Tell me about the happiest time from your childhood
Tell me about the worst or hardest time from your childhood
Love & Marriage Questions
Tell me about your first kiss
Tell me about your first crush
Tell about your first date ever! – How old were you? Who was your date? What did you do?
How many times have you been in love?
Tell me about your first date with my dad
What made you fall in love with my dad?
Tell me about your marriage proposal
Tell me about your wedding day
What was your parent’s marriage like?
How many times have you had your heartbroken?
School Girl Questions
What kind of girl were you in high school?
Who was your best friend in high school? Are you still in touch today?
How did you rebel as a teenager?
Did you get good grades in school?
Did you play any sports as a child?
What were your childhood hobbies?
What was your favorite subject in school?
Who were your role models when you were young?
Questions About Her Mother
What did/do you love most about your own mother?
What’s one thing you never understood about your mother?
What traits of your own mother do you think you have inherited?
What has been the happiest moment of your life so far?
Have you made any big mistakes?
Do you have any regrets?
Have you ever kept a really big secret?
What would you do if you won a million dollars?
Which celebrity, dead or alive, would you love to have coffee with?
Questions About Her Interests
What’s the best book you have ever read?
What’s the best movie you have ever seen?
What’s your favorite season, and why?
What’s your favorite meal?
What’s your favorite hobby?
Where was the most memorable place you ever traveled to?
If you could only listen to one type of music, what would you choose?
How would you describe yourself in three words?
What kind of friend are you?
What is one thing you always wished you could change about yourself?
What is one thing you have always loved about yourself?
What’s the best piece of advice you were ever given?
What causes and charities are most important to you?
Health & Wellness Questions
Have you ever broken a bone?
Do you have any significant scars?
What’s your favorite way to get exercise?
What do you love most about your body?
Are there any family health issues I should be aware of?
Have you ever had a serious health scare?
How did becoming a mother change you?
What was the best part of being a _______ mother? (fill in the blank: single/working/stay at home/young/older)
What was the hardest part of being a _______ mother? (fill in the blank: single/working/stay at home/young/older)
What is your best piece of advice for new moms?
What is one thing you hoped to teach your children?
What is one thing you would like to teach your grandchildren?
What do you love most about me? (and any siblings)
Which of our family traditions is most important to you?
If you could take your dream vacation this year, where would you go and what would you do?
How do you want people to remember you after you are gone?
How do you want us to celebrate your life after you are gone?
In Closing …
I’m in my early thirties and have sadly already lost one parent (my father). Every day I can think of a question I wish I could ask him. We need to cherish our parents while we still have them and ask as many questions as we can. <3
Do you have a question you’d like to ask your mom? Or a question you hope your children will ask you someday?
Post your favorite questions for moms in the comments below!
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