Mom is much easier to please on
What NYC moms say they want on Sunday is not jewelry, flowers or electronics. What moms -- who, let's face it, tend to be epic worriers about their progeny -- really long for is for their children to flourish and achieve their potential.
They also want to spend quality time with their children with no one checking a cell phone.
Moms, explained the East Flatbush fundraiser, who was trolling stores in the garment district for internship info on behalf of her daughter, want not for themselves, but for their kids. "You're always thinking: 'what do they need?' not 'what do I need?'" she explained.
"When you have kids, it's never about you any more: It's all about your kids," seconded full-time mom
A national survey of moms in April conducted by PriceGrabber showed that 44% said they most wanted "quality time with their family" for
One NYC mom had a simple wish.
"I just want them to be OK: And my kids turned out OK!" said
"I want them to be good husbands and fathers -- to contribute something positive," said
Her sons "hate it, but they will get dressed up and go to church with me," this Sunday, she said. "I just want things to slow down a bit so we can all enjoy each other," Jackman added.
Visit amNewYork at www.amny.com
Distributed by MCT Information Services