Monday, March 26, 2012

What Moms Want

I read this post on The Gypsy Mama the other day and thought I'd add my own items.

Here are her items. I underlined the ones that look especially good to me and added mine to the bottom of the list.

  1. To go to the bathroom without an audience
  2. A hot meal
  3. Not to have to cut up any food but their own
  4. Make up that hasn’t been repurposed as face paint
  5. A bed without wet spots in it
  6. Laundry washed and folded by someone else
  7. A weekend worth of sleep
  8. To get through more than three words without being interrupted
  9. Self-cleaning mini vans
  10. A world where sweat pants are more fashionable than skinny jeans
  11. Non-fattening chocolate
  12. Bottomless ice cream tubs
  13. Dogs that don’t shed
  14. Hamsters that can take out their own trash
  15. The tidying super powers of Mary Poppins
  16. Doctor’s offices that are always on time
  17. Drive through everything!
  18. A mute button for temper tantrums
  19. A world without Barney
  20. Pacifier locators
  21. Self cleaning dishes
  22. A lifetime supply of paper plates
  23. Candy flavored vegetables
  24. Hall monitors for our house
  25. Guarantees that skinned knees are the worst our kids will have to worry about
  26. Someone to pat our back and sing us lullabies too
  27. On call massage therapy
  28. Non-stain spaghetti sauce
  29. Grass without the holes, dinosaur digs or rock collection
  30. World household peace
  31. Everyone to recognize how awesome our kids are
  32. Room service
  33. Music that makes moms and kids happy
  34. diaperreal genie!
  35. Legos that melt in the mouth {thus preventing choking}
  36. Daily naps
  37. Time out that is more than just hiding in the laundry room
  38. A theme song
  39. Beth Moore on speed dial
  40. Other moms to laugh, cry, and do life along side.
Here are the things I want: 
  1. A driver/chauffeur 
  2. Toys that don't lose pieces, especially under the couch
  3. An endless supply of art supplies
  4. A housekeeper--I'd really like to spend all my time playing with the kids instead of doing housework
  5. Local friends who stay home with their kids
  6. Manicures & pedicures on a regular basis
  7. To be confident in my Mother Skillz
  8. To stop yelling so much


  1. You've got mad mom skilzz! Two Zs for zest! You rock it and our kids are lucky!

  2. Thanks! It helps to know you're confident.