What Do Moms Really Want For Mother's Day

This is a PSA, and mostly for the hubbies.  Like an (untrained investigative reporter, I have been asking random moms, "What do you REALLY want for Mother's Day?"

What Moms want for mothers day

The answers will not surprise any of you.  While we all appreciate those sweet little drawings, and burnt toast in bed, what we really want is a break from...being a mom.

1.  Sleep.  

A night in a hotel?  The guest room with Netflix and no baby monitor?  Go wild guys, the world is your oyster.  

2. A Cleaning Lady

My friend Leah made this recommendation and, YES!  A couple of weeks (or forever) of a cleaning lady is the gift that keeps on giving!

3. No meal prep.

Let's just go ahead and eat out for every meal that day, or even just one.  For the others?  Dads, you make that kitchen shine.  She deserves it.  Or you could get her a CookSmarts subscription...

4.  Everyone doing chores without whining.

Sorry sweetheart, but I doubt this magical interlude is in the works, but maybe next year?

5.  Spa. 

Several ladies said that this is the gift that they LOVE.  Me time and pampering (preferably with wine).

6. A kid-free day. 

I had this for one Mother's Day, and it was magical.  

7.  A surprise date with the hubby. 

 A couple of ladies thought that a date (totally planned by the hubs) would be an amazing surprise.  I agree.

8.  A girls' night. 

Talk to some of the besties hubbies and plan a surprise ladies night.  You will appreciate it at the end of the night, trust me.

Share this with your life-mate ladies, and if he makes it happen, tell me.  Get what you really want- a break.  You deserve it.  

Mothers Day Ideas.  Things we really want

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