Happy Mother's Day to All the Mothers here! What did you get?

@ZephyrSun (7385)
United States
May 10, 2009 6:07am CST
I hope everyone that is a mother in some way has enjoyed their day and will continue to enjoy their day. Did you get anything special? Do your children make you gifts or are they store bought? What did you get your mother? My oldest child made a class project this year for Mother's Day. They all had to find a recipe (or many) of their favorite food or their Mother's favorite food and then the teacher put them all together and bound them all together and each child had an essay about their mother as the "introduction" page. It was really cool. My other school aged child didn't bring his home he "forgot" and the youngest usually makes something with dad and I don't know what it is since they are all still sleeping. My husband gave me a new wedding set, it's very pretty. I gave my mother a new outfit. She never buys things like that unless she needs them. I don't really do cards often because they have gotten so expensive and it's just more clutter so when I go today to see her I will stop and buy some flowers for her.
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@katsmeow1213 (29047)
• United States
13 May 09
I spent Mother's Day in Canada visiting a friend of ours. My twins did make me gifts in school, which was nice. My oldest is in middle school and they don't do the whole arts and crafts gift thing anymore, so he didn't get me anything. Hubby was broke so also didn't get me anything, and actually, once I opened the gifts from the twins, we all pretty much forgot it was Mother's Day. But that's how it goes for me. My wedding anniversary is just a few days before Mother's Day, and my birthday is just a few days after, and my oldest son's birthday is the day after mine. Usually we spend all our money on my son and I might get 1 gift that will count for all 3 of my holidays. I did get a special dinner yesterday for my birthday, and we went to a movie just the 2 of us on Monday.
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@ZephyrSun (7385)
• United States
13 May 09
I think I would have loved to go to Canada for Mother's Day but with the kids in public school we could never do it and actually stay over night (Canada is like 45 minutes away). I love homemade gifts much better than store bought it takes much more effort than picking up a coffee mug at the store LOL I think you and I would get along great, I would spend my money on my children before me or my spouse as well! I hope you enjoyed each one of your special days
• United States
13 May 09
My kids are in public school and they missed Monday and Tuesday. We got back home yesterday, and the kids are back to school today. I don't think it's a big deal to miss a day or two of school, especially not for a family trip like that. They got a lot of culture and got to learn about another country, something they won't learn as well in school.