Here's a dirty little secret: What most moms I know want for Mother's Day is a DAY OFF.
But most moms I know are also so filled with guilt or so afraid to state their wishes that they have trouble asking for it.
Julie Smith was married for almost ten years. Her husband moved out for a year when the kids were 4 and 2. The following year they split for good, but it took almost two years for the divorce to become final. They've now been divorced for ten years.