Survey Says Mom DOESN'T Want Breakfast in Bed on Mother's Day

RetailMeNot shoppers Trend Report reveals what mom really wants on Mother's Day.

Survey Says Mom DOESN’T Want Breakfast in Bed on Mother’s Day!

RetailMeNot shoppers Trend Report reveals what mom really wants on Mother’s Day.

-PJ Gach

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You know how mom says that she doesn’t want anything for Mother’s Day. Don’t believe her! According to the new Mother’s Day edition of their Shoppers Trend Report that 73 percent of mom’s surveyed that they do want a gift.

RetailMeNot and Ipsos Public Affairs jointly conducted the survey. Here are the other findings and some of them are not pretty.

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52 percent of moms said they wanted a gift that cost money. It might be a good idea to leave the home made macaroni adorned box at home.

42 percent of spouses surveyed do NOT intend to buy a gift for Mother’s Day.

38 percent of moms would love to be taken out to fancy dinner.

32 percent of moms wouldn’t mind a nice brunch.

7 percent, yup, only 7 percent of moms want breakfast in bed.

34 percent of moms want a gift card.

14 percent of moms want flowers.

20 percent of men forget Mother’s Day.

8 percent of women forget Mother’s Day.

Methodology for Ipsos Survey

These are some of the findings of an Ipsos poll conducted April 26–30, 2012. For the survey, national samples of 1,009 adults aged 18 and older from Ipsos’ U.S. online panel were interviewed online, including 385 mothers of a child of any age. Weighting was then employed to balance demographics and ensure that the sample’s composition reflects that of the U.S. adult population according to Census data and to provide results intended to approximate the sample universe. A survey with an unweighted probability sample of 1,009 and a 100% response rate would have an estimated margin of error of +/- 3.1 percentage points. All sample surveys and polls may be subject to other sources of error, including, but not limited to coverage error, and measurement error.

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PJ Gach is Senior Editor: Style + Beauty at BettyConfidential.

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