Send me ‘Try’ and a character and I will write how I would play that character
To me, Toriel has a lot of strength in her soft, loving nature. She’s tactical, she’s headstrong, and she prefers to take action when confronted with a conflict. As such, while I would make sure to show how she’s kind or gentle in an absolutely motherly way, I’d also want to portray that she’s a particularly strong lady and once led armies into battle.
I also would incorporate that Toriel’s a bit of a closeted dork, too. She may seem regal (and in many ways is) but she’s also a bookworm, a snail lover, a pun enthusiast—she snorts when she laughs and buys the stereotypical “old person” gifts without even a hint of shame.
”Look! It is an overly large wine glass which reads “My doctor says I may have only one glass a day”. Hahahaha, oh my, how clever! Well. I suppose I could give myself a little treat!”
She takes a somewhat blurry picture of it and posts it on Undernet with the caption: I believe this would indeed count as my one glass, would it not? ] ; )
She would then add an additional comment:
“The semicolon in my “smiley” face is meant to look as though it is winking! Please do not be confused, as it is very much intentional! ] : ) “