30 Ways To Be The Perfect Daughter (According To This Quite Silly Survey)

14/08/2014 16:43 | Updated 20 May 2015
Do you ever feel guilty for not calling your mum back? Or for being snappy and demanding? Well, just in case you want to turn over a new leaf, have a gander at this - the top 30 things it takes to be the perfect daughter. That's right, 30.

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Compiled by 2,000 mothers and daughters surveyed by, some of the requirements are understandable ("mucks in with family dinners") while others we're taking with a pinch of salt ("watches the same soaps").

What do you think - is this an accurate picture of the perfect daughter? Tweet us @MyDailyUK.

1. Tells her mum her problems

2. Is honest on shopping trips

3. Calls regularly

4. Always available in a crisis/emergency

5. Goes on girlie day trips/weekend breaks

6. Texts daily updates

7. Mucks-in with family dinners

8. Waters the plants whilst on holidays

9. Looks after the dog/cat/pets whilst on holidays

10. Offers lifts

11. Always on hand for a cup of tea

12. Lets her mum interfere with her wedding

13. Watches the same soaps

14. Helps her mum pick out clothes

15. Surprises her mum with unexpected gifts

16. Sends her mum funny things on Facebook

17. Takes her for girlie lunches

18. Write her thoughtful notes / cards

19. Chats about TV shows they watch

20. Has a day that she always visits her mum, i.e. every Sunday

21. Gets on with her mum's friends

22. Helps with the housework when she comes over

23. Brings flowers for the house

24. Recommends toiletries/products

25. Joins her mum and friends on days out together

26. Sends cute cards for no reason

27. Makes/buys more personal gifts for her mum

28. Invites her around for meals

29. Lends her clothes and accessories

30. Lets her mum use her makeup


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