The other day my precious friend Lois Graham emailed me, and Lois mentioned that she was excited because her sweet husband had bought her a new website theme for Mother’s Day. I laughed hard at this, because I could so relate to wanting something for my business for gifts anytime!

Long gone are the days since I asked Ray for an emerald or a diamond for a present.  Now great gift ideas are more like a new USB headset mic!  And, in fact, I did indulge myself this week and bought a new Genesis child theme for the website for my ebook, which will be unveiled to you soon. (Excited? Stay tuned!)

For Mother’s Day, Ray bought me a unique necklace, that you can also twist into a bracelet or a headband. He unexpectedly blessed me today with a pretty, round glass vase filled with fresh baby’s breath and a single cut, red rose inside (roses are my favorites), and a soft, little stuffed animal – a red and white fox. The fox had a tiny card attached to it, on which he creatively wrote, “You are still a foxy mother.” (Yes, I REALLY liked this!)

Apparently, Lois and I aren’t alone these days in our desire for gifts relating to business. Kelly McCausey wrote about this topic in a post on her Work At Home Moms site, What Does A Work-At-Home Mom Want For Mother’s Day? 

In fact, an Oxgen Network Survey shows that women prefer a cellphone to designer shoes, and a little white Ipod over a little black dress.

But hey, it’s all good! And I wouldn’t trade my little fox and the cute card and red rose for anything!

One of the greatest gifts God has ever given me is motherhood. I am so thankful to God for our beautiful, precious daughters. They are my true gift every Mother’s Day!

“When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts.  A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” ~ Sophia Loren, Women and Beauty

What about you? What do you really want for Mother’s Day? What is the best Mother’s Day gift you’ve ever received (besides your kids?) Leave your comments below.

Our daughters Eden, Heather, and Leah

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