Moms across the country were surveyed to find out what makes the best Mother’s Day gift. The moms were presented with a list of 15 common Mother’s Day gift ideas; they were asked to select the gifts that they’d be happy to receive.
Let’s start with the best gift ideas.
1. Dinner with the family
The number 1 gift you can give on Mother’s Day is dinner with the family. Over 35% of moms said they’d like to have dinner with the family on Mother’s Day. Surprisingly, dinner beat out the more traditional Mother’s Day meals: brunch and even breakfast in bed.
2. A clean house
Thirty-two percent of moms said they’d be happy if their family cleaned the house on Mother’s Day.
3. A spa treatment
About 25% of mothers said they’d appreciate a spa treatment on Mother’s Day.
Now for the bad ones. Here are some gift ideas you want to stay away from.
Candy is the least popular gift a mother can receive. Only 6% of moms said they’d like to receive candy as a gift.
2. A scented candle
2.9% would like a scented candle for Mother’s Day.
3. A greeting card
Only 7.5% of moms would appreciate receiving a store-bought greeting card.