If you really want to show your appreciation for the most special woman in your life, here are a few things she really wants this year.
She really wants...1 of 16
For showering children to remember the importance of shampoo and soap, not just water.
She really wants...2 of 16
For lunchboxes to be unpacked after school. If you can't make this happen every day, please, for the love of god, at least make it happen on Friday.
She really wants...3 of 16
For the male family members to focus on aiming while in the bathroom.
She really wants...4 of 16
For hands to be washed after using the bathroom.
She really wants...5 of 16
For those clean clothes that are nicely folded and sorted into organized piles to actually be put away. Like, in drawers and closets.
She really wants...6 of 16
For underpants and pants to be separated before being thrown in the hamper.
She really wants...7 of 16
For mouths to be closed when eating because apple chewing shouldn't be heard in outer space.
She really wants...8 of 16
JUST FIVE MINUTES OF QUIET, PLEASE.
She really wants...9 of 16
A clean house... ideally cleaned by someone else.
She really wants...10 of 16
A personal chef, even just for a day.
She really wants...11 of 16
For the people in our home to listen the first time we ask, rather than waiting for "Yelling Mom" to appear.
She really wants...12 of 16
Sleep—glorious, long, uninterrupted sleep.
She really wants...13 of 16
To cruise around town in a vehicle free of stinky sports equipment, petrified chicken nuggets and 37 half full water bottles.
She really wants...14 of 16
Unprompted hugs from the children we love so much. They make our hearts feel full to the point of bursting.
She really wants...15 of 16
For those babies of ours, no matter how old they are, to see themselves the way we see them—wonderful, capable and worthy of the best the world has to offer.