Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

3 Bumps

Are you a better or worse mom than your own mother?

While I think I'm a really good mom, I don't know that I'll ever compare to my own mom. In my opinion, she's as the best mom in the world. I got really lucky. :)

 
LovingSAHMommy

Asked by LovingSAHMommy at 12:24 AM on Dec. 11, 2010 in General Parenting

Level 40 (115,957 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (29)
  • im a good mom but my mom is way better! shes had experience,she knows the ropes......im still learning,i hope to be as good of a mom as mine is to me......
    SMALLfry05

    Answer by SMALLfry05 at 12:35 PM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • I try hard to be a good mom, but my mom is amazing.
    Nadali

    Answer by Nadali at 12:28 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • My mom didn't know how to be a mom, she was more of a dictator and what she said went. I vowed I would treat my boys with love & respect and they are 24 & 20 and we're very close. So to your question, I am 1000 times better than my mom! :)
    Kathy675

    Answer by Kathy675 at 1:21 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • I wouldn't say better. Just different.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 1:26 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • way better!
    angevil53

    Answer by angevil53 at 12:27 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • I'm never be as good of a mom as my mom was. Never.
    Fallaya

    Answer by Fallaya at 12:28 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • I think I'm a good mom. My kids love me and want to be around me all the time. My dad says they are happy and healthy so I'm doing what I'm supposed to do. That said, I don't feel like I'm better than my mom. She is amazing and I love her dearly.
    wildflowers25

    Answer by wildflowers25 at 12:30 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • My mother did the best she could with the knowledge she had at the time, that is all I could expect from her, and that is all I expect from myself.
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 6:46 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • My kids tell me all the time "You are the BEST mom in the world!" I think that is what matters - what your kids tell you. Not what I think.
    Babylove76

    Answer by Babylove76 at 1:03 PM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • My mom was often too busy for us. She was a good mom and worked her ass off for us, but didn't spend any one on one time with any of us.

    I make sure to spend lots of time with my boys and they are always my first priority. I do think that makes me a better mom.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 12:30 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

Next question in General Parenting
Do you water down pet milk?

Next question overall (Health)
Bodily functions

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN