What expression does — did — your mom use all the time? What skill did you learn from her? What does (or did) she encourage you to do?
These are great questions for any mom and child, whether the kid is 5 or 50. And if you click here, you can print out a very attractive little form with those questions and some other good ones. My guess is you or your mom will keep it in a drawer for longer than almost anything else (except your cloves. I have my mom’s McCormick tin still pretty full of them, from about 1962).
Happy Mother’s Day! – L