This is true - there are just a few material things my parents gave me that I really remember. What I really remember is what a great childhood I had because of the love and encouragement I got from both of my parents. I'm a lucky girl.
There are several beliefs that Hamlet and Gertrude had a much deeper connection than mother and son relationship. We don't know the real relationship between them but as she died, his face demonstrated a love that a mother and son have.