Hmmm, perhaps don't get mum a dish brush for Mother's Day this year.
Hmmm, perhaps don't get mum a dish brush for Mother's Day this year. Jaykayl

6 things Mum doesn't want for Mother's Day this year

THERE are only so many World's Best Mum mugs and pet rocks you can receive before you start questioning your child's choice of Mother's Day gifts.

Sure, they're totally cute for the first 10 or so years, but there has to be a cut-off age for giving macaroni necklaces, right?

Call it greedy, call it ungrateful, but to all the mummas out there - we're pretty sure you'd love a voucher to a day spa, lunch at your favourite restaurant or even just a day at home with everyone together over another crumbly pasta necklace, just once.

So kids, (**Ahem, husbands and boyfriends) here are 6 presents mum doesn't want to receive this year, plus experiences from a special guest and one of our Hey Mumma stars (more on that in a minute).

1.  McDonalds in bed

I'm sorry, but a sloppy egg on a piece of toast cooked in your very own kitchen means a whole lot more than knowing you went through the drive through for a $5 breakfast in a hurry.

2.  Weight loss books or DVDs

C'mon, today is about making Mum feel good - not implying she needs to shed a few kilos.  

3. Homemade coupon book for nothing

'This coupon entitles you to one hug.' HOORAY! It's only cute the first five times.

4. Cleaning products/appliances

Yes we need a new spatula, and no I don't want one for Mother's Day.

5. Anything from a garage sale

Ipswich mum and Hey Mumma star Meltopia Grandelis said she received a goodie one year. "My worst gift was a second hand briefcase from a garage sale!  I've never needed the use of a briefcase, EVER!  And garage sales aren't my thing. Oh and not to mention it was locked with a combination lock that couldn't be opened!"

6.  Stuff they have zero interest in

"My second worst present was a rather large book about the ins and outs of quilting. I have no interest in quilting. I couldn't sew two bits of material together if my life depended on it, nor do I even own a sewing machine to sew anything!" Another gem from Mel's kids there.

What is the worst Mother's Day gift you've ever received? Tell us below.



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