Sunday, May 10, 2015

Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day Everyone! I hope you are all enjoying your day!

Recently I came across this image on Facebook about what mothers really wanted for Mother's Day:

What Moms really want for mothers day breakdown

I have to say, I don't entirely agree with this pie chart and I really don't like that it has been posted with statistics which would imply that research was done & that this is an accurate depiction of what Mother's want. In fact, the largest chunk on there (the day off from parenting) is the absolute LAST thing I would want my husband to give me on Mother's Day. 

This morning my 10 month old (who normally sleeps through the night) woke up around 4 am and wouldn't go back to sleep. Every time I placed him in his crib he immediately started crying. In that moment I was exhausted and frustrated and really, really wanted sleep, but honestly, I wouldn't have it any other way. My cute little crybaby made me a mother and I couldn't be more thankful. 

Mother's Day is a day to celebrate motherhood, not take a break from it. So, take the day & enjoy your time with the ones that made you a Mama [and maybe just take the day off from all the laundry, the cleaning, & the cooking;)].

Here is a revision of the pie chart to show what I believe to be a more accurate depiction!

What Moms really want for mothers day breakdown

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