Each year on Mother’s Day, I give my kids the same gift ideas that I offer at every birthday and Christmas. As the mother of three girls (which, apparently, is the most stressful parenting combination possible), there are just two things I really, really want for any given holiday.
A clean house and well-behaved children.
In 15 years of parenting, I’ve never actually gotten both at the same time. Oh, they try. Sometimes. Maybe it’s just too much to ask, so I’ve learned to break it down for them and add a few other ideas. I’m just trying to save them some money. Because, the truth is, the best gift ideas for moms don’t cost a thing!
Here are a few items on my wishlist for Mother’s Day this year: