What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

 I polled you all over on IG, to see what we Mothers REALLY want for Mother’s Day. The consensus is that we want to be left A-L-O-N-E. So men, take note. Take the kids OUT OF THE HOUSE, for at least 4 hours. Make breakfast in bed, draw her a bath and BE GOOONNNE. Can I get an amen?! AMEN!!

I can’t help but LOL at these below. And I hope you do too! Above all, I hope on this day you feel loved and special. The work of a mother is not easy, it doesn’t end, and on many days it can feel mundane, but I hope that on this Mother’s Day, you realize how important and special you truly are! 

Houston lifestyle blogger Uptown with Elly Brown shares what Mothers really want for Mother's Day. Click here for a good laugh and more!

What moms really want for Mother’s Day;

  • “Sleep in and wake up to a clean house and all laundry done.”
  • “I would love for my 2-year-old not to lick my face when I’m on the phone.”
  • “The day off!”
  • “A day at the mall by myself with money.”
  • “Alone time! ?”
  • “A moment to get ready, and maybe some compliments after for once!”
  • “Would love for my kids to put their shoes on the first time I ask them to before we leave the house.”
  • “Hello Fresh-no shopping or meal planning is a GIFT!”
  • “I keep saying I want a night in a nice hotel… alone. All the food service! King size bed to myself. Wine! Watch whatever I want! Jammies on. Pick me up at checkout. “
  • “Massage and facial”
  • “ALL expenses paid vacation without the kids?”
  • “A massage + come home to a deep-cleaned house!”
  • “Money!!”
  • “A full-time chef.”
  • “A clean house, cooked dinner, massage, nap, alone time, and or a homemade card? ?”
  • “Finish my coffee without having to reheat it!”
  • “I want the toys organized and sorted.”
  • “Shark to clean my wood and tile floors.”
  • “A break?”
  • “A day to relax with no worries! That could include a spa day.”
  • “A tropical vacation BY MY SELF”
  • “To go to the bathroom in peace.”
  • “I want a whole day at home and do nothing other than eat, sleep, and take multiple uninterrupted baths that include lush bath bombs, music, and wine.”

Houston lifestyle blogger Uptown with Elly Brown shares what Mothers really want for Mother's Day. Click here for a good laugh and more!

  • “Screw the sleeping in, clean house, no kids nonsense. I want a real gift like a new purse or shoes or dresses. Something real that I can hold. A clean house or a morning sleeping in is just one day; I wanna soak that gift in for days to come.”
  • “I want to be able to wear nice nightgowns without my husband assuming we’re having sex. Can’t a girl just want to feel pretty? While she sleeps? I mean, beauty rest…”
  • “I want my husband to take a course on listening. If he actually heard me when I told him I’m having the night from hell, maybe he’d pour a glass of wine instead of trying to jump my bones.”
  • “8 hours of interrupted sleep. ??”
  • “To go on a walk on my own!!!”
  • “To feel appreciated. Be told thank you for all you do for this family & a spa day wouldn’t hurt!”
  • “A weekly housekeeper for a month”
  • “Sleep and someone to come to my house to give me a massage and facial.”
  • “No questions for the whole day.”
  • “A nap”
  • “To at least sleep in until 11 am. That is what dreams are made of!!”
  • “Anything thoughtful from my hubs”
  • “Nap, wine, snacks, hot bath, and lots of alone time! LOTS!”
  • ” I want to be off duty for 24 hours.”
  • “Botox and a massage”
  • “I would love for my husband to plan a special day for us as I’m always the one planning, making traditions, and telling everyone what to do, sometimes you just want a break and enjoy the day.”
  • “My wish list is a full night’s sleep and a permanent housekeeper. Literally would trade all the gifts in the world for a housekeeper. Oh, and my husband to put his dirty clothes in the hamper and NOT on the floor next to it.”
  • “What I would love for Mother’s Day is to go get a pedicure manicure and a massage… and not feel guilty while I’m there.”
  • “I want lash extensions and a massage, and lots of cocktails with my girls. Mama needs pampering for a day.”
  • “I’d like to be able to be productive around my house without my kids destroying my house at the same time.”

Happy Mother’s Day to all the beautiful Mothers out there. You are the glue that keeps the family together, you are strong, bold, amazing, and qualified for what you are doing at this exact moment.

Thank you so much for stopping by, have a great day!

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Haha I love these answers. Mothers are so amazing! ❤

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Jordan Brown

Heyyyy gorgeous!!


I’m kinda bummed – this will actually be the first mother’s day I’ll be spending away from my mother since she’s about 1700 miles away…hopefully planning a family Zoom surprise call for her!