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14 Gifts Moms Actually Want For Mother's Day

The most popular answer was: "I want to be left alone."

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We asked the moms of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what Mother's Day gifts they actually want to receive.

Unsurprisingly, most moms just wanted some peace and quiet.

Luckily, some helpful mothers were generous enough to fill us in on what gifts would make their special day even better:

1. A waffle maker to make breakfasts feel a little more luxurious.

—chelseal4ce905989Get a waffle stick maker from Amazon for $17.43 or a traditional waffle maker with over 2,000 positive reviews from Amazon, Jet, or Walmart for $17.88.And check out our picks for some kitchen essentials on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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chelseal4ce905989

Get a waffle stick maker from Amazon for $17.43 or a traditional waffle maker with over 2,000 positive reviews from Amazon, Jet, or Walmart for $17.88.

And check out our picks for some kitchen essentials on BuzzFeed Reviews!

2. A gift card to Sephora so your mom can pamper herself — believe it or not, your mom doesn't actually want that soap gift set you got last minute at the pharmacy.

"For me, anything that makes it feel like a treat to myself." —briley827Get it from Amazon or Sephora for $25+.And check out our picks for some beauty essentials on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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"For me, anything that makes it feel like a treat to myself." —briley827

Get it from Amazon or Sephora for $25+.

And check out our picks for some beauty essentials on BuzzFeed Reviews!

3. A classic: Flowers! And don't forget a thoughtful card and a trip to her favorite brunch place.

proflowers.com, etsy.com

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Get the flowers from Pro Flowers for $49.99+ or the card from FreckleandSpecs on Etsy for $3.95+.

4. A visit from Handy so the house can be sparkly and new without mother intervention.

"A clean house that I didn’t clean. Literally that’s it. I don’t need a card, flowers, or breakfast in bed. Just a clean house that I had nothing to do with." —elizabethannezGet a quote for a cleaning professional visit from Handy.
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"A clean house that I didn’t clean. Literally that’s it. I don’t need a card, flowers, or breakfast in bed. Just a clean house that I had nothing to do with." —elizabethannez

Get a quote for a cleaning professional visit from Handy.

5. A stuffed animal or pillow with a striking resemblance to the family pet, since your actual cat hates snuggles.

—susans4176e6f6aGet it from aurespaces on Etsy for $38.95+ (available in sizes XXS–XXL).
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Get it from aurespaces on Etsy for $38.95+ (available in sizes XXS–XXL).

6. A subscription to Amazon Prime so she can treat herself without paying for shipping.

—t49e12a934A subscription means free shipping, plus access to Amazon Prime's huge library of streamable music, television, and movies. I'm currently rewatching Six Feet Under on Prime. Oh, and it also comes with Twitch Prime if you're in the United States, so gamer moms can get tons of free in-game loot. Get it from Amazon for $12.99/month.
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t49e12a934

A subscription means free shipping, plus access to Amazon Prime's huge library of streamable music, television, and movies. I'm currently rewatching Six Feet Under on Prime. Oh, and it also comes with Twitch Prime if you're in the United States, so gamer moms can get tons of free in-game loot.

Get it from Amazon for $12.99/month.

7. A Bissel crosswave that you might want to start using on the house immediately while she takes a nap.

"But I’d be happy with just a nap, lol." —giannaw46bbc5340This multi-surface cleaner has a brush that mops and picks up dry debris at the same time. It'll make things way easier when you promise to the clean the whole house. Get it from Amazon or Jet for $249.99 or in blue from Walmart for $248.
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"But I’d be happy with just a nap, lol." —giannaw46bbc5340

This multi-surface cleaner has a brush that mops and picks up dry debris at the same time. It'll make things way easier when you promise to the clean the whole house.

Get it from Amazon or Jet for $249.99 or in blue from Walmart for $248.

8. An uninterrupted bath — seriously, just leave her alone.

"What I want is to use the bathroom without any interruptions. Don't call me from the living room, don't keep walking past the door, and little ones don't come check on me by sticking your little fingers under the door." —pdmanning07Make bath time even more enjoyable for your mom with a bath caddy for $44.29 or a set of bath bombs for $17.99, both from Amazon.
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"What I want is to use the bathroom without any interruptions. Don't call me from the living room, don't keep walking past the door, and little ones don't come check on me by sticking your little fingers under the door." —pdmanning07

Make bath time even more enjoyable for your mom with a bath caddy for $44.29 or a set of bath bombs for $17.99, both from Amazon.

9. Some wine and a subscription to Hulu so you can kick in on the couch with your mom and stop bickering for once.

"Two bottles of wine and uninterrupted reality TV. I’m still trying to catch up on American Idol on Hulu." —devansleyGet a wine subscription from Winc for $13+/bottle and a Hulu subscription for $7.99+/month.
Winc

"Two bottles of wine and uninterrupted reality TV. I’m still trying to catch up on American Idol on Hulu." —devansley

Get a wine subscription from Winc for $13+/bottle and a Hulu subscription for $7.99+/month.

10. A gift that will make her laugh, whether it's a funny mug or matching shirts for the family squad.

amazon.com, etsy.com

"I want a funny coffee mug, I want things with pictures of my child on it, I want mom humor clothes, I want matching shirts for my mom, my toddler, and I that say 'squad goals'." —stephamaboble

Get the mug from Amazon for $7.89 or the shirt for $13.50+ (available in many sizes and three colors).

11. A Starbucks gift card to be a helpful pick-me-up because kids seem to have endless amounts of energy.

"Caffeine is life." —l4c53cc61dGet it from Amazon for $25+.
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"Caffeine is life." —l4c53cc61d

Get it from Amazon for $25+.

12. Lunch in bed, ideally served on a nice legged tray to avoid crumbs in bed — yet another thing your mom has to clean.

"Meaning I sleep until lunch time, then I get that in bed." —Katy Shaw, FacebookGet the legged tray from Amazon for $19.79.
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"Meaning I sleep until lunch time, then I get that in bed." —Katy Shaw, Facebook

Get the legged tray from Amazon for $19.79.

13. A new frame with a picture of the family where everyone is actually posing.

anthropologie.com, amazon.com

"Is that the most 'mom' request ever? lol." —Erin Romanov, Facebook

Get a leafy frame from Anthropologie for $22+ (available in three sizes and two colors) or a mom frame from Amazon for $14.99 (available in three colors).

14. And a pipe so she can truly unwind — just don't tell your NARC siblings.

—orangegrapeGet a radish bowl from MudHedz on Etsy for $28.
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orangegrape

Get a radish bowl from MudHedz on Etsy for $28.

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