Even though you might think that your parents are just stressing you out with their lectures, you need to pay attention to what they’re saying. You should listen to their advice because obviously, they want the best for you and also try to keep in mind that they’ve been your age and made their fair share of mistakes. Leaving aside the fact that your parents can provide you with valuable life advice, you should start asking them more personal questions in order to understand who they really are.
I know it’s hard to imagine your parents being teenagers and making dumb mistakes, but I assure you that they did a few. Getting your mother to tell you a story from back in her day is not only going to be an enjoyable experience but it will also give you some insight to what type of person she used to be. Without any further ado, here are 25 questions that you should ask your parents.
I know you might feel weird to ask your mom questions about her dating life but she will more than likely have some interesting stories to tell you.
If you really want to know what your parent’s life used to be like when they were young, ask them about their childhood. Everyone has great stories about growing up and you will be amazed to hear how much fun your parents had when they were young.
One question that will show you just how much your mother cares for you is asking about the story of your birth.
Raising a child is one of the most difficult jobs in the world and mothers should be praised for that. However, you could ask your mom what would she do differently about raising you. This question will give you and idea if your mother thinks she did a great job raising you right or not.
Do you want to know a question that will make your mom a little bit uncomfortable? If you’ve answered yes, then ask her what’s the dumbest thing she did when she was your age. The best thing about it is that more than likely you’ll end up hearing a hilarious story.
Ask your mother what made her fall in love with your father and you’ll get a few tips on how to choose the right man.
If you want to know what type of things your mother holds dear to her heart just go ahead and ask her what was her favorite thing about raising you.
The best way to put your mom on the spot is to ask her who is her favorite kid. She will probably try to dodge this question but if she doesn’t then it means that you are the one!
Go ahead and ask both of your parents what was their second choice for your name. You might be getting a new nickname.
Have you ever wondered what type of neighborhood did your parents grow up in? Well, today is the perfect opportunity to ask them!
This might surprise you to find out, but your parents probably had cool nicknames when they were growing up. Just ask them about them and you’ll probably get some funny origin stories in return.
Ask your parents about their favorite hobbies, and maybe you will get the change of doing something together.
Ask your mother about her maiden name and about her family backstory. This question will provide you with some insight about what type of people your grandparents are and how your mother’s childhood was.
One cool question that you should ask your parents is what type of character qualities they admire in other people. The reason why you should ask them this question is because you’ll get an idea of what type of person they want you to be.
You might not remember this because you were really young, but almost everyone had a best friend while growing up. Ask them about who was your best friend and you’ll find out who was the first person you ever liked.
Ask your parents about a type of career they wanted you to have and see if you’ve lived up to their expectations.
One interesting question that will more than likely result in a great conversation is asking what’s the worst thing you ever did.
Getting to know your parents it’s great, but what’s even better is getting to know yourself. This is why you should ask them what did you want to be when you were growing up.
Ask your father what’s the riskiest thing he ever did and you’ll get to hear a story about a brave man.
One of the most important questions that you can address to your parents is how long did it take for them to become financially stable. This way you will get a few lessons about how the world works and some important financial tips at the same time.
Ask your parents about all the jobs they’ve ever had in order to truly understand the struggles that they went through.
Do you want to hear how a love story starts? Then ask your parents how they met each other.
Take a trip on memory lane by asking your parents about their favorite family trip.
Get to know your parents love story better by asking about their marriage proposal.
Ask your parents if they have a bucket list and what’s written on it, then help them complete every activity that’s there.