Most of us grew up wanting to be exactly like our mothers. Have you ever caught yourself sounding or behaving just like her? Here’s what you, our readers, have to say on the topic:
Q: Which of your mother’s good (and not-so-good!) traits have you inherited?
A: Her hardworking character, and for the not so good, the fact that I trust easily. – Linda Moos van Heerden
A: The good, her patience. The not so good, collecting things and not parting with them. – Gerrit Steyn
A: We’re three sisters and all three of us have my mother’s thighs and hips. Our love for children is another thing we inherited from her – my mom, my younger sister and myself are all teachers. – Bernice Baard
A: The good, her love for children and the not-so-good, that I can’t easily say no when people ask me to do something. – Anja Rademeyer
A: I definitely inherited mother Amanda’s fiery temper and road rage, and her love of cooking. – Ina-Marie Burger
A: The not-so-good is that both my mother I and enjoy eating and we’re always snacking. – Lize-mari Oosthuizen
A: Definitely her independence, her strong personality and her laugh! – Ju-Mae Vermeulen
A: I think too much before I do. That I definitely got from my mom! – Niel Visser
A: I inherited my mother’s anxiousness. – Elzanne Botha
A: Her ability to just now which accessories will work by just looking at it (home décor and clothing), her creativity and her dress sense. – Joan Ansley
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