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Mother's Day is coming up fast-this Sunday, May 12th!

Do you know what you're getting your mom?

Well, hold off, because your mom might have some shrewd advice for you.


Mother's Day is all about our moms.

Sometimes it goes like this:

Mother's Day www.youtube.com

AKA, your family got it hella wrong.

So hoping to solve the problem of what to do for Mother's Day, u/zxkool took to Reddit to ask the moms just what they wanted:

Moms of Reddit: What do you actually want for Mother's day?

u/zxkool


And moms had so many great answers.

"Just a day where I get home from work, they've done their chores and they aren't bickering over nothing. It's not a lot, really..."
BlueMaboo


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"I'd really just be excited to get uninterrupted sleep for a night."
AbJ1622


"A clean house, a long nap, and to not have to see my mother-in-law this year. It always turns into her day but hi, I'm a mom too."
Gingerpants1517


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We are seeing a pattern here...

"I want to go to the park with my husband and son. Maybe go out for lunch somewhere together. And I don't want to be the one to have to initiate things we do together as a family."
GarnettGreen
"Champagne. Someone to come deep clean my house. Someone to cook me dinner while I sit on the couch with a drink."
tastinginstereo


"I want a house that stays clean for more than an hour, a meal I didn't make that I dont have to clean after, and a lovely day with my children and husband without having to worry about spending money. And chocolate, and a nap I don't have to set an alarm for."
mydearmrsrobinson
"To not have to hide in the bathroom to eat ice cream or sweets by myself. My 3 year old can hear the wrapper on a Klondike bar from a mile away."
mrschukchuk



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It seems like the most significant amount of stress is the home life for moms, and for the most part, everybody really just wants a chance to relax.


"Gift voucher for a massage, a clean house and the lawns mowed. And a charcuterie board and a bottle of paired white wine all to myself."
twilexis


"An hour or two of total and complete silence."
RedDeadRedditGirl


"What I've learned from this thread is a clean house and if they have kids living with them, either time with them or a short break from them, is all that they want for Mother's Day. And my mom has told me that she wants a clean house every year yet I still clicked on this thread to see what I should get for her."
appetizerbread


"For you to get off Reddit and. clean. your. room."
justkiddingbutnot


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Just a simple task—to not have to pick up all the domestic slack.

"Not to be needed for just a day. I took a trip by myself a couple of years ago and the absolute best part was not being needed by anyone."
"I could just relax without worrying about when my relaxation would be interrupted by my husband and kid coming home and needing help with stuff or attention."
"Don't get me wrong, I love spending time with them and shower them with attention and cuddles, but I really miss having uninterrupted me time without having to worry about getting texts asking me where something is or if we have milk or whatever or watching the clock wondering how much time I have left."
ZoraksGirlfriend


"A clean house, a large iced coffee delivered to me from my favorite coffee place, delicious food I don't have to make and no fighting or being pestered for a whole day."
alternate_life


"A day alone. A whole day. To sleep in. To shower as long as I want. To nap. To drink my tea and coffee HOT. To go to the bathroom uninterrupted. To nap again. To peruse through the shopping centre at my own leisure. To not be bombarded with a million questions (majority of which are "Why?")."
PimpOnTheBarbie


"All I want is to be woken up with a "Happy Mother's Day", then left alone for the rest of the day so I can play video games and nap at will. Also dinner that I didn't have to make or clean up after. This is all I ever want for my birthday as well - along with cake that I didn't buy or make."
witchywoman869


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So before you break the bank for your Mother's Day present, check out what these moms are saying and see if your mom could benefit from the same.

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