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What Mom wants for Valentine's

What Mom really wants for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is around the corner, love is in the air, the birds are singing and everything smells like roses.  Maybe not everything if you have kids, but we can always be hopeful.

I love reading lists of things to do on Valentine’s Day, but some of the suggestions are more suited to the younger crowd.  The ones without kids and responsibilities.  I may sound like a Scrooge, but I long for days filled with red roses, dark chocolate and lazy mornings in bed.   I just have to take all these lists with a bit of cynicism, they always sound like they are written by hopeful romantic teenagers.   I wish they would ask real woman, with kids, what they would like for Valentines.

Here’s a look at a few suggestions found on these lists.

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Valentine's for the nerd in your life

Nerdy Printables for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is for love, romance and red roses.

We have five kids which means romance has to be planned in advance.  Mr Blue is a computer nerd and the best way to make sure that Valentine’s day does feature on the radar is to add reminders to our shared calendar.  I start sharing reminders on our calendar two weeks before a date that I want him to remember.

Here’s a sample of a few of the reminders Mr. Blue will receive for the next few days:

Is your name Google?  Because you have everything I’ve been searching for.

Valentine’s day is around the corner.

Your the Apple of my i-Mac.

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