Mother's Day is coming up this Sunday, May 8th, 2022. An average of $225 will be spent on Mother's Day this year.

What Does Mom Want for Mother's Day?

So just what does your Mom want for Mother's Day? You can start with a nice card. According to a survey by Lending Tree, 36% of moms would like to receive a card. Next on the list is spending time with family, with 32% of moms looking for that. If you are buying mom flowers or plants, 29% of the moms like receiving those items as a gift.

Sadly, 20% of moms say they have been disappointed with their Mother's Day gifts in the past.

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What do Michigan Mom's Want for Mother's Day?

Last month, the website surveyed over 1,000 moms in the United States and asked them what they would like for Mother's Day. Those results were broken down by state.

Chaloner Woods, Getty Images
Chaloner Woods, Getty Images

It appears that mothers in the midwest are sleepy! Moms in 18 states just want a nap for Mother's Day -- including the moms here in Michigan. Moms in the surrounding states are also tired, because a nap was also the top answer in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.

Some of the other answers were: Flowers, Spa Treatment, Help with Chores, A Greeting Card, and A Meal I Don't Cook.

Despite the Lending Tree survey showing that moms wanted a nice greeting card for their Mother's Day gift, The results show only the mothers in Missouri choosing that as the gift they would like.

Here is the breakdown...

Mother's Day Gifts


Mother's Day Began in Michigan

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