Are You More Like Your Mom Or Your Dad?



It is an important topic because parents are the most important parts of our lives and we simply want to know more about this beautiful relationship. There are many such things which we could take into consideration while we are finding how much do we resemble our parents? If we look at our current generation then you would realize that most of us are only running after materialistic things and we often forget the contribution of our parents in our lives.

They spent their entire life just to take care of ourselves and wanted us to be successful and live a happy life. There are many such people who are like this and later on in their life they regret that they didn’t took care of their parents and it is often very painful. There are many such things which we should have known before taking on these kinds of decisions. One of the main reasons why I see so much disconnect between the parents and the child is that there is just too much information that is bombarded on these children from a very young age.

They often know about certain things but may not possess the maturity to handle it. This often leads to not listening to anybody’s advice and think that they are the supreme. While I do agree that parents are not always right but the point still remains that children fall trap to this mentality and often makes the worst decisions of their life. They need to rethink their lives and have a good time with their parents. The child could learn from parents mistakes.I hope you liked my short article.

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No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star. – Edwin Hubbell Chapin

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. – Tenneva Jordan

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness. – Honore de Balzac

Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark to have been loved so deeply… will give us some protection forever. – J.K. Rowling

We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Parents. They didn’t leave you when you were young. So don’t leave them when they are old. – Anonymous

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves. – Henry Ward Beecher

Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it. – Ann Brashares

When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth. – Mitch Albom

What it’s like to be a parent: It’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do but in exchange it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love. – Nicholas Sparks

The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder. – Jim Morrison

The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. The love of a parent for a child is continuous and transcends heartbreak and disappointment. – James E. Faust

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  • Question of

    What childhood pets did you have?

    • Dogs because they taught us discipline and companionship.
    • Cats because they were independent and complex, teaching us patience.
    • No pets, there was no time to be cleaning up after another little creature running around!
  • Question of

    Your Dad’s birthday dinner is tonight and you all meet at his favorite restaurant. Where do you end up?

    • The hip new tapas bar downtown he can’t resist getting dressed up and doing the ‘new cool thing’
    • The classic steak house – If given the choice, he’d have beer and steak every night.
    • The vegetarian comfort food caf’ – something simple and nourishing for the body.
  • Question of

    Your boss is gone for the week and leaves you to manage the project that’s due before she returns. What is your first order of business?

    • Create and distribute detailed spreadsheets of each employee’s tasks for the week, have them sign and return it to your desk by lunch. No dillydallying while you’re in charge.
    • Send an office wide memo ‘You know what to do everyone!’ and worry about perfecting your own reports to hand in to your boss.
    • Sneak away to the break room and see if there are any donuts left from this morning, check your Facebook feed for uplifting animal memes, and trust that the team will manage itself.
  • Question of

    On her days off, where would you most likely find your mom?

    • Working in her office – she never took days off!
    • In her garden – she always liked to spend some ‘her’ time with her flowers because they never talked back.
    • At the neighbor’s canning fruit or baking – she liked socializing and maximizing her time.
  • Question of

    You’re about to retire. What’s your big plan?

    • Book your flight to Paris immediately, power off all your gadgets, and embark on the jet-set adventure you never had in your 20s.
    • Sign up for woodworking classes at the community center – you’ve always wanted to pick it up as a hobby but never found the time.
    • Call the animal shelter to see if you can volunteer. You can’t bear to sit idly when there’s work to be done. Plus, kittens!
  • Question of

    You get to work on Friday and a sign on the door says ‘Closed for emergency maintenance. See you on Monday!’ How will you spend your impromptu long weekend?

    • Checking out the Botanical gardens – you heard about a cactus exhibit you’ve been dying to see.
    • Read! You’re trying to finish Game of Thrones before the next season comes out.
    • A long hike on a new trail your friends discovered. You can camp on a cliff and there’s a big diving rock into the swimming hole!
  • Question of

    At 17 you borrowed your parent’s car without asking and got caught. What was your punishment?

    • No TV, no phone, no dessert for a week. No weaseling out of it either.
    • No TV, no phone, but Mom snuck you dessert to your room.
    • ‘Do not let it happen again’ your Dad says, and proceeds to tell you, laughingly, about the time he got pulled over in his dad’s two-door while driving seven friends to a party in the next town over.
  • Question of

    As soon as you moved out of their house, what did your parents do with your old room?

    • They left it the same, intact with your drawings and teen heartthrob posters tacked to the wall. (Thanks, guys).
    • Dad turned it to a ‘guy’s den.’
    • Mom had the craft room she always dreamed of.
  • Question of

    What is your favorite breakfast?

    • Dry toast
    • Bacon, eggs abd coffee!
    • Pancakes and syrup
  • Question of

    It’s the weekend, and you’re stuck at home with a list of things that need fixing around the house. What do you tackle first?

    • Installing a new front door.
    • Cleaning out the oven.
    • Mowing the lawn and cleaning the deck.
    • Fixing a broken hinge on the computer desk!
  • Question of

    It’s movie night. What’s the genre?

    • Drama
    • Action
    • Suspense
    • Documentary
    • Foreign film
  • Question of

    It’s your best friend’s birthday and you want to make an effort to get them a nice gift. What are you going to give him or her?

    • A Kindle, Nook, or other electronic reading tablet
    • I’m going to bake a batch of his or her favorite cookies.
    • A weekend trip for two to the casino resort! I’m going too!
    • A mixed CD of our favorite music.
  • Question of

    I am…

    • The first born.
    • The middle child.
    • The youngest.
    • The only child.
  • Question of

    You’re buying a new car for the family. Pick one.

    • Van
    • Sedan
    • Suv
  • Question of

    Do you have any pets? Pick the one that most applies to you.

    • No, I’m not really an animal person!
    • Yes, a large dog!
    • A horse.
    • A cat
    • We have lots of pets of all kinds!

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