The Secret: What Mom Really Wants for Mother's Day

Welp, we are almost to that time of the year, Mother's Day is right around the corner so undoubtedly our husbands will wait a couple more weeks before thinking about making any plans or cute crafts with our kids ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ Am I right mamas?! 

Anyway... I feel like there’s always this big thing around what moms REALLY want for Mother’s Day, so for all the dads reading this (probably none) I’m going to share the secret with you!!

Are you ready?

Moms want... to be responsible for nothing and no one on Mother’s Day! 

There I said it.

To truly show your love and appreciation for us on Mother’s Day we simply want to not be responsible for...
๐Ÿ‘• Getting everyone up, dressed, and fed
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Making sure all the teeth are brushed and beds are made
โฐ Solidifying the last minute plans of the day
๐ŸŒฎ Making meals
๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿผ Changing diapers
๐Ÿงน Cleaning up messes
๐Ÿ“ฃ Refereeing fights/arguments
๐Ÿงบ Doing 35 loads of laundry a day
๐Ÿซง Cleaning the house
๐Ÿงฝ Scrubbing the toilets
๐Ÿงบ Folding the towels
๐Ÿ‘” Putting away clean clothes
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Unloading and loading the dishwasher
๐Ÿ“ฑ Setting up doctor/dentist appointments
๐Ÿ“ Helping with schoolwork

LITERALLY ALL OF THE THINGS! This list doesn’t even come close to covering everything.

What we REALLY want is to have someone else take care of all of the above for ONE day โค๏ธ

โ—๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ And when I say take care of it, I don’t mean tell mom she doesn’t have to do it and leave it all piled up for her the next day. Make it a family affair if you need to, get the whole household to take over moms chores for the day.

Then throw in breakfast in bed ๐Ÿฅž, a delicious coffeeโ˜•๏ธ, and for the cherry on top schedule her a massage ๐Ÿ’†‍โ™€๏ธ ... BEST MOTHERS DAY EVER ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Alright, so now that you all know the secret (DADS) ๐Ÿ˜‰, you’re welcome.

HOWEVER, in case you choose not to give the best Mother’s Day gift ever, you can choose some of these lovely options I suppose ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘‡

What woman doesn’t love having fresh flowers ๐Ÿ’to brighten up her home?! โ˜€๏ธ A fresh bouquet is always a sure winner!

Spa Gift Card
If you can’t have the massage, mani/pedi, or facial pre-booked for her, a gift card is the next best thing. Spa gift cards are pretty much like winning the lotto ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ

TIP: a lot of women have a favorite place they like to go, so do some investigating before you grab any random gift card.

Now this one is probably a bit more dependent on your woman, but most of the moms I know, wouldn’t be mad if they got some jewelry for Mother’s Day ๐Ÿ’Ž just saying. ๐Ÿ˜‰

That Fav Perfume (or if you’re like me essential oil)
Moms always love smelling great, so why not grab her a bottle of her fav scent! ๐Ÿ‘›

If you need some suggestions, some of my fav essentials oils for “perfume” are...
๐ŸŒบ Jasmine
๐ŸŒน Rose
๐Ÿชต Sandalwood

Check out what brand essential oils my family chooses here.

Heartfelt Card or Letter
Ok, now this one’s for the go-getter dads. It may not be fancy, but heartfelt messages from our love is always a win! ๐Ÿ’• Especially for a mama who might not have gotten one since the day of her wedding. ๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿผ‍โ™€๏ธ Really take some time to write out how much you appreciate your woman and all the reasons why you love her and she is a fantastic mom. Not only will it shed some tears ๐Ÿ˜ญ but it will likely gain you brownie points too!

Something Hand Made from the Kids
Maybe your kiddo(s) already have this covered from a project at school, but if your kids are homeschooled like mine... ahheemmm dad are you listening? It’s nice to get something cute from the kids that they actually spent some time on. ๐Ÿฅฐ I'm sure you can do a quick search on Pinterest and find a million cute ideas.

Brunch Reservations
Brunch is always great on Mother’s Day because brunch means no cooking and no clean up.๐Ÿณ Andddd mimosas ๐Ÿน yes please!!

Projects Completed
If your woman is anything like me, this one is a WINNER so listen up Dads... have any of those projects around the house that have been on-going for wayyyy longer than planned? ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ๐Ÿ  Yeah, I think you know what I'm talking about! ๐Ÿ˜‚ Finish them up this Mother's Day! It may sound silly, but I bet mom will be thrilled to have her kitchen walls finally finished ๐Ÿ˜‰ or that new bathroom sink finally installed. Trust me on this one. ๐Ÿ‘

Honestly the gifts don’t need to be expensive or even cost anything. I am telling you, the one thing mom wants the most  this year is a day with no responsibilities and someone to take care of them for her so they aren’t piled up the next day. โค๏ธ

You’re welcome for the tips. Happy shopping Dads!

And to all the mamas out there, I hope your Mother’s Day is blessed, relaxing, and simple. โœจ

>> Do me a quick favor and let me know in the comments which gift idea would be your TOP pick! ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ‘‡

Until next time, 

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  1. TANYA L MCWILLIAMS  04/24/2023 05:38 AM Central
    I hope your Motherโ€™s Day is filled with relaxation and quiet moments.
    Amanda DeWald AUTHOR  04/24/2023 09:22 AM Central
    aw ๐Ÿฅฐ Thank you so much Tanya!
  2. A gift card to Blu Spa or Cortosโ€™s for a mani/pedi.
    Amanda DeWald AUTHOR  04/24/2023 09:21 AM Central
    ooo yes ๐Ÿ˜

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