1. Mums are usually the ones you're not afraid to ask stupid questions in front of.
2. And you can call your mum for whatever, whenever.
3. Your mum inevitably has a way comfier bed than you do and has no problem with you climbing in at your leisure.
4. You'll always have a personal cheerleader in your mum.
5. Your mum is the exception to the "don't tell anyone" rule.
6. Because mums are the best secret-keepers on this planet.
7. And your minds are regularly in sync.
8. Mums give great advice because they somehow always know the right thing to say.
Even if the advice is contrary to what they did when they were younger, mums have some invaluable knowledge that you're always better off for hearing.