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What do moms really want for Mother's Day? Don't say we didn't give you the scoop.

Posted at 1:57 PM, May 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-08 13:57:47-04

No need for guessing games or waiting for dropped hints. (Would you pick up on them anyway)?

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 14. So you have plenty of time to make her dreams come true!

5 things moms really want for Mother's Day

1. Unpaid Time Off. Or, as Parenting.com calls it "UTO." This is a day when mom can tackle her personal to-do list or just chill.

2. Sleep. Several sources we consulted agreed this is a big one. Whether it's a nap, or just the chance to sleep in without a child or pet pouncing, moms treasure some extra shut-eye.

3. Spa day. A massage, facial or body scrub: All are good options! Any list of Mother's Day ideas worth its salt is going to include this. Check locations near you for Mother's Day specials!

4. Car wash. Another great idea from Parenting.com. One less thing mom has to do herself. 

5. Something you made or cooked. Most moms will appreciate something that shows you put time and thought into its creation--even if the end result isn't perfect.

If you do want to buy an actual gift for good measure, here's a great list of ideas from Woman's Day; each item is under $50.

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