Saturday, May 9, 2009

What Moms REALLY Want

Top ten list of what moms REALLY want for Mother's Day according to this site:


10. To be able to eat a whole candy bar (alone) and drink a Coke without any “floaters.”

9. To have my 14-year-old answer a question without rolling her eyes in that “Why is this person my mother?” way.

8. Five pounds of chocolate that won’t add twenty.

7. A shower without a child peeking through the curtain with a “Hi ya, Mom!” just as I put razor to my ankle.

6. A full-time cleaning person who looks like Brad Pitt.

5. For my teenager to announce, “Hey, Mom! I got a full scholarship and a job all in the same day!”

4. A grocery store that doesn’t have candy/gum/cheap toys displayed at the checkout line.

3. To have a family meal without a discussion about bodily secretions.

2. To be able to step on a plane with my toddlers and not have some pencil-neck-yuppie-geek moan, “Oh, no! Why me?”

1. Four words: Fisher Price Play Prison

35 comments:

Loralee and the gang... said...

I agree wholeheartedly with Every-Single-One of these items! (Who was peeking inside my head??)
:~D

goddessdivine said...

I'll take the Brad Pitt look alike.....

Heather of the EO said...

Fisher Price Play Prison. Love it.

These are hilarious!

Annette Lyon said...

I'd like to use the bathroom without anyone trying to open the door or poking fingers under it calling, "Mommy? Are you in there?" or relating their day at school through the door.

Lara said...

This just makes me happy. Because all moms are the same. All kids are the same.

I hope you get all of these things!

mormonhermitmom said...

Yeah, how come the kids think the bathroom is my office with an open door policy?

Lucy said...

I wish I'd thought of any of them. Heck..all ten. Funny.

Emmy said...

So awesome!

Jillybean said...

Add a clean house and no fighting and it sounds like an absolutely perfect day!

Today I asked for the dishes to be put in the dishwasher while I went to Costco. I think the kids started working on them when they heard my car drive in the garage.

Barbaloot said...

I'm making my mom a German Chocolate Cake----is that good enough?

Heidi Ashworth said...

Five pounds of chocolate that won't add twenty? You have hit a nerve, here, girl. If only someone could figure that out, they would be a millionaire! Happy Mother's Day!

Tay said...

I felt this way before the baby came.

Julie Ramsay said...

Love the list! I've actually recently had my little one try to wipe my bottom...wasn't expecting it and it sure made me jump! Happy Mother's Day!!

No Cool Story said...

"...and drink a Coke without any “floaters.”"

This sentence scares me.
A lot.

Kimberly said...

A nap. All I want is a nap.

No Cool Story said...

"A full-time cleaning person who looks like Brad Pitt"

So do I!

Ok, you know what I really want? I want to go to Sheridan's and eat a full size (16 oz) concrete things full of brownies, nuts, caramel...and not worry about it.

happy mommy said...

I wrote a post about you. :)

Go on over and have a look. And--thanks!! It was all great.

Amy Peterson said...

What I really want- Chocolate, just a shower (remember the newborn), SLEEP, and I wouldn't mind a Fisher Price Play Prison!

Carol said...

At what age do teenagers stop with the eye rolling? Do you think they will have pity on me for Mother's Day? Gotta love them!

Missy said...

Love this! I can so relate to each and every one!

Brenda Susan said...

I'm an older Mom with grown sons but I still have Mother's day wants:
That they would find the right girl & be happy!

That I could hand their mail over without worrying about all those letters from the bank!

To be a grandma.

Lee said...

Can I just say Amen? See, I understand the floaters and the plane thing, and well... all of it.

Lee said...

Oh, and p.s. Make it 10 pounds of chocolate that wont add ANY poundage to me!

Adrienne said...

I'd like to have just one day where I don't have to balance my attention. Or pay attention.

Mimi said...

Was the 14 year old one REALLY on the website? Like with that specific age and everything? I think you added that in on your own, you cheater face!

Melissa Bastow said...

Nubmer Six. Amen.

madhousewife said...

Double amen to #2 & #3.

I want a Fisher Price Play Prison. For my 6-year-old.

Janell said...

Tsk, tsk, pointing fingers at Mimi.

Heather said...

#8 is awesome, and so true. Happy Mother's Day, late.

Whitney said...

Ha ha :) I completely agree with No. 4...what am I gonna do with arms reaching out of the cart?!
I love the idea of a fisher price play prison, too :)

Jen said...

YES! To all 10!

Nancy Face said...

We get a kick out of those kinds of family meals! ;)

Cherie said...

I can only add that salad would taste like chocolate because that is what I wish for all the time!

Great list!

That Girl in Brazil said...

I'm tempted to break a commandment for #7.

Yvonne said...

I have always thought a one pound box of chocolate should only add one pound!!!!!!

LOL at the 14 year old and the rolling her eyes comment.