These Moms Shared What They ACTUALLY Want For Mother’s Day

Being a mom is a thankless job— except for that one day in May when card and flower shops everywhere get to cash in on parental appreciation. We assume that moms want breakfast in bed, but did you ever think to ask her if there was something else that she would prefer? Maybe she doesn’t like coming down to the kitchen to see a mess of pancake batter and dirty dishes in the sink. Pro tip: if you’re going to make your mom breakfast in bed, always clean up after.

Moms took to Reddit to share what they would actually want to receive on their special day.

Just Being A Basic Mom

A Target Corp. store in Emeryville, California, U.S
Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

“I want to go to Target alone, get Starbucks, and live my best basic life for two hours.” —whtgrlxtrm13

Sometimes a little bit of alone time is all you need. Caramel Frappe, anyone?