Those two words can strike fear into the hearts of husbands everywhere. It’s the one day each year they are expected to corral the kids into the kitchen and whip up a breakfast fit for a queen. Well I’m here to save the day. Go ahead, send them this article. You know they will thank you. And quite frankly, you might also be quite thankful for a breakfast that doesn’t consist of boring pancakes smothered in too much maple syrup and a basic cup of coffee.
And to the husbands I say this: Let mom sleep in. Breakfast in bed is a nice idea, but we prefer our breakfast at 11am on weekends, thanks. Also, put the maple syrup on the side. We like it in moderation.
Another note for the husbands: Mother’s Day is Sunday May 11th.
If the kids are under the age of 10, mom will typically enjoy a small token of their affection in the form of some ridiculous homemade craft. This is probably usually mom’s territory. Don’t freak out dads: You can handle arranging a small craft for the kids to do. Just check out 10 Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids and More Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids (this one is best for toddlers). At the very least, give them a blank piece of paper and some crayons/markers/pens/highlighters/whatever you find in the mystery drawer and have them draw a picture of mommy and write down the number one reason they love her.
Andrea can always be found with a new craft in front of her, a form of technology on her right and a coffee on her left. This is how she survives suburbia with her two crazy toddlers in tow.