FOLLOW OUR FOUNDER




 

 

 

Enjoy reading stories like these? Consider donating to Empowering Everyday Women Ministries, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

We distribute inspiring free content worldwide to edify the faith of believers and share the gospel with the broken and hurting. Our staff also launches initiatives and campaigns to benefit those who are overlooked, misused, forgotten and in need.

Learn more about who we are and why you should give today.

You can save lives. Learn more about EEW's advocacy and efforts to bring awareness to the epidemic of Autoimmune diseases that affect 50 million people, mostly women, in the U.S. Learn more here.

Stressed and in transition? TD Jakes gives advice

Devotion: God will bless you abundantly

Podcast: Because God Said It...

 

Devotion: God is able to change it

 


Podcast: Things are coming full circle

 

Devotion: The enemy won't steal your harvest

 

Podcast: God has already done it

 

Devotion: Expect abundant blessings

 

Podcast: Get ready for a divine switch

  

Devotion: God is preparing you for victory

 

10 verses to keep you sane in a crazy world

 

Got News Tips? Our award-winning editorial team wants the buzz. Send it to buzz[at]eewmagazine[dot]com!

Join thousands within our faith community who receive inspiration from Dianna Hobbs’ “Your Daily Cup of Inspiration” podcast! LISTEN HERE

 INSPIRATION


DONATE

NEWSLETTER

 

Just... why? Trump targets Chrissy and John

Trump says democrats aren't religious

 

 

Dianna Hobbs released from ICU

 

During 2nd ICU stay, Dianna had multiple seizures, mini stroke... but God!

 

Le'Andria celebrates 9 months sober

 

 

Vickie Winans mourns loss of latest husband

 

Simone Biles gets support after brother arrested

 

 

Why Wendy won't trash her ex

NFL quarterback slammed for promoting the Bible

Niecy gets false prophecy

 

Kierra Sheard tributes Brandy

Top 5 favorite Christian actresses

Tasha Cobbs says she finally loves herself

Bernice King has issues with white evangelicals

LeToya Luckett inspires you to affirm yourself

 

 

Bad report? Believe the report of the Lord!

Stop trying to fit in!

Powerful inspiration trending this week

Made a mistake? 5 guilt-erasing scriptures

4 habits of strong Christians

Girl, find your inner sparkle!

 

Read our statement of belief HERE.

How to receive Christ MORE

Get to know Dianna Hobbs HERE.

« Are you ruining your health? 5 bad eating habits to stop | Main | Becoming who God created you to be »
Wednesday
Apr062016

What does mom really want for Mother's Day?

ShutterstockEEW Magazine

The No. 1 present moms want for Mother's Day 2016 is a handmade gift from their child. But following that?

Forget the store-bought greeting cards and flowers: What makes mom happiest is a day off entirely for herself.

Mom-marketing specialist Child's Play Communications asked more than 500 moms with children under the age of 18 to choose from a list of 15 popular Mother's Day gift ideas. The greatest number of respondents -- 20% of moms -- preferred handmade gifts, followed by a day off (12%). Lowest on the list: candy, jewelry and breakfast in bed.  

These findings were consistent with a survey the company conducted in 2013. "The gift of time is precious to moms," commented Child's Play Communications president, Stephanie Azzarone. "Offering them a break from the responsibilities of family and home is the perfect way to say thank you for all they do, and Mother's Day is the ideal time to do it."

Unfortunately, all that most moms surveyed (22%) actually expect to receive this year is a Mother's Day card. Only 19% anticipate the highly desired handmade gift – with the next highest number guessing that they'll get flowers (14%). The worst news?  Only 2% say they will receive that much-coveted day entirely to themselves. And 9% said that on Mother's Day, they were likely to receive nothing.

In fact, nearly 200 moms said that the "worst gift" was receiving no gift at all. Other "worst gifts" from the past? Several mentioned vacuum cleaners, along with "my kids fighting all day" and "spending the day with my mother-in-law."

RELATED: 10 lessons on motherhood

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>