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What Moms REALLY Want for Mother’s Day!


Mother’s Day is this weekend and we all have given the standard gift for the Moms in our lives – flowers, jewelry, a heart-warming card and maybe some chocolates as well.  But what do Moms really want from their families to celebrate their awesomeness?

According to a recent poll on Parenting.com, the #1 thing Mom wants is…

A CLEAN HOUSE!

Everyone knows that being a mom is stressful, and having a clean house, even for one day, can be extremely calming.  An article in homelife.com details research that having a tidy house reduces stress and anxiety.  Not only can a cluttered space lead to lower productivity and focus, but overall it can contribute to mental health issues including lower self-esteem (ie not being a good caregiver), depression and anxiety, and lack of sleep.

So roll up your sleeves, find the cleaning supplies and surprise the women in your life with a clean house!  And check out these other ideas for ways to celebrate all the Moms in your life.

Sending our warmest wishes to all the Moms out there for a very Happy Mother’s Day this weekend!