The Day of Love.
You want to know what kind of gifts a mom really wants for Valentine’s Day?
Delicious chocolates? Fresh Flowers? A new diamond ring? A fabulous dinner out at a fancy restaurant? That great new purse that you saw at the mall last weekend? Those are all really nice ideas…
But let’s get real.
Here’s a list of the stuff moms REALLY, actually, want for Valentine’s Day:
What Moms Really Want for Valentine’s Day
1. An extra two hours of sleep in the morning. Alone. A nap in the afternoon wouldn’t hurt either.
2. To be able to poop alone. Without little humans pulling the roll of toilet paper across the bathroom or trying to flush the toilet halfway through. With a locked bathroom door. Without tiny hands coming underneath the door like a scene from a horror movie.
3. While we are on the subject of poop…not having to wipe another person’s butt 5 times per day would be amazing.
4. Someone to cook all of the meals.
5. Someone else to do the dishes.
6. …and another person to clean the floor after the kids eat and have dropped enough food on the floor to feed a small village.
7. Peace and quiet, and not having to play referee to siblings screaming, hitting, or taking toys from each other.
8. Time to go to the gym. Alone.
9. …and another hour to go to Target (you guessed it, alone) and enjoy Starbucks while shopping and catching up on social media on the free WiFi, too.
10. Perky new boobs are at the top of the list for this Valentine’s Day. Or at least my old 21-year-old boobs. Really any boobs that don’t sag like a sack of old potatoes inside of an old gym sock from nursing a bunch of babies will do.
11. Coffee. A hot cup of fresh coffee that is able to be enjoyed before to the last drop. It is the fuel to a moms soul. Imagine being able to finish a whole cup of coffee without having to reheat it or dump it out?!
12. A magic laundry fairy. One that washes, dries, sorts, folds, and puts all of it away. Ta da!
13. No wrinkles or fine lines on her face. No surgery required.
15. A girls night out.
16. A tropical vacation with her husband. And a bikini ready body.
17. More coffee and wine.
18. Lots of hugs and kisses.
19. At least one homemade card from the kids, one store bought card from her husband, and a gift that she didn’t have to buy and wrap for herself.
20. A good, long massage with no strings attached.
A mom can dream, can’t she?!