05/12/2013 09:51 am ET

What Moms Want On Mother's Day: Sleep, Quiet And A Hot Drink

Black woman sleeping in bed
Black woman sleeping in bed

Here's the deal with Mother's Day: For a new mom, the first Mother's Day is kind of special. If that's your situation, I hope someone hides a thoughtful present in your baby's onesie and lets you find it and then everyone can pretend that the baby picked it out just for you.

Every Mother's Day after that, the most meaningful and resonant gift you can give a mother is the gift of sleep.

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