My family hasn't asked me what I want for Mother's Day this year, so I'm posting this wish list so they know. While I posted something similar in 2009, they still haven't gotten the hint!
Firstof all, although very much appreciated, flowers and gifts are not necessary. A nice card, especially hand-made, is perfect.
But, here is what I would really love, from sun-up to sun-down:
Complete silence until I wake at my leisure
All electronics put away for the day
Someone else walks the dog and feeds her
Coffee and the day's Globe & Mail brought to me in bed
A shower...by myself with no interruptions
Breakfast of fruit with good granola and a poached egg made for me
My husband and my daughters will weed the front garden while I enjoy my second cup of coffee
A leisurely family walk along the ocean after breakfast
Lunch on the beach together...a picnic basket with anything in it
An afternoon nap, with anyone who wants to join me (I love naps)
Spa time with both daughters at home...
...while my husband prepares a seafood dinner
Talk to my two sisters on the phone with no interruptions so we can remember our own mother
Look at family albums and videos from the past
End the day by reading together as a family in bed
That's it...that's all I want. Family, feel free to refer to this list every year!
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