10 Conversation Starters to Help Strengthen Your Mother-Daughter Relationship

Relationship Challenges with Aging

One of the Best Ways to Strengthen Your Mother-Daughter Relationship

10 Conversation Starters

  1. What has been the most significant historical experience in your life? As a country, what year or experience do you think was the most significant and why? Or, ask her about a specific event you’ve always wanted to know more about or hear her personal experiences. Mom may have a lot of interesting perspectives you can learn from and wisdom you can apply today. You can even ask her what experiences she has lived through that she thinks apply to things today.
  2. What do you miss most about being young? What do you love most about being older?
  3. What recommendations do you have for me and my life? Or, you can ask Mom about a specific area of your life.
  4. What is the best and worst advice you ever received?
  5. What was your favorite year of life and why?
  6. What’s your favorite childhood memory?
  7. What’s your favorite memory of our family during my childhood?
  8. Tell me about your favorite book (or movie, or both).
  9. What do you consider your biggest accomplishment and why?
  10. What do you think is most important for me to remember as a parent? *Or, in work or some specific area if you are not a parent.



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