What are you getting your mom for Mother’s Day? Have you even started shopping yet? Is your mom super hard to shop for? I remember one holiday, we got my mother a lamp that was turned on by simply touching it. No switches or buttons; it was just touch-sensitive. I remember this present because I got in trouble for making the joke, “Great, now mom will yell, ‘TIM!!! COME TOUCH MY LAMP!’” My friend’s mom was even tougher to shop for; he just gave her cash for Mother’s Day one year. Good for him!

So what do moms want? Well, a recent survey by PRNewsLetter.com shows that mom has constantly been dropping hints. The kids/husband just doesn’t seem to pick them up! I argue that Mom usually told us to pick stuff up; she didn’t trust us to get the hint. If my clothes or toys were on the floor, I was told! The same goes with HINTS! You have to tell us!

“Oh, I don’t need anything, sweetie,” – Every Mom Ever.

So if moms are dropping hints, but they say they don’t want anything, then they are, in fact, lying, and I remember getting disciplined for lying. Well, we’ll let Dad do the spanking. We have to figure out what to get Mom for Mother’s Day!


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Luckily, the survey pointed out some key things that might help with your gift-giving ideas. 38% of moms want a handmade gift. Even though I’m 41, it looks like I’m hitting the macaroni & glue isles at the store!


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27% of moms would like something baked, like cookies. Whereas 37% hint about wanting a spa day!


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These are all great, but almost half of all moms know exactly what they want. 49% say that the most meaningful thing their family can do for them is take care of the house, themselves, and everything. That way, they can kick back and relax. I think that’s doable.


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