What Do Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day?

Not sure what to get the most important woman in your life for Mother's Day? We asked BC moms what they're really hoping for

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This Mother’s Day, the greatest gift you can give your mom is a break

Flowers? Chocolates? Breakfast in bed? Sure, those are great. But is that all moms want for Mother’s Day? We think not…and we set out to find out for sure

It’s probably the only day of the year when moms, those tireless attendees to everyone’s needs but their own, get the attention and care they deserve.

But for husbands and children looking to do something special for the special woman in their lives, it’s not always easy figuring out what will really make Mom happy. (Hint: if you think a vaccuum/mop/iron makes for a “funny” gift, you deserve whatever’s coming to you. Try our Mother’s Day Gift Guide instead.)

bcliving set out to ask a few moms what they really want on their special day, and while we got some very heart-warming answers (more family time!), we found that most moms just want a break; a day to enjoy a little R&R.

Here’s what they had to say: