Real moms tell us their Mother's Day wishes

Nicole Daksiewicz, 31, with son Grey, 5 months

What money can't buy: "I'd like to sleep in. Sleep till noon." (Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago Tribune / April 24, 2012)



27, surgical tech and nursing student

What money can't buy: Time to "meditate, relax, gather all my thoughts. At the end of the day there's no room for me. I have all these roles. I'm a student. I'm a mom. I'm a daughter. I just need to unwind."

But it can buy: "I'd love a good pair of heels. I was in Topshop. They had these suede lilac pumps. They were sooo gorgeous!"



Dawn Beye



58, psychotherapist

What money can't buy: "The safe arrival of my new granddaughter (and first grandchild). Mother's Day is her due date." (This just in ... baby Aria Ann came early and now grandma wants a ticket to Monterey, Calif., to visit!)

But it can buy: "A gift certificate to a cooking store or a bookstore. Books and cooking are my two favorite things."



Karin Olsen Campia



59, marine photographer

What money can't buy: "That my husband (recovering from a stroke) gets better."

But it can buy: "You can never have enough Hermes scarves. Big colorful scarves that my girls (Tori, 23; Tegan, 20) pick out."



Rosalynn Jovanovich



37, commercial real estate appraiser

What money can't buy: "I just want a healthy baby." Her first child, daughter Mila, is due June 10.

But it can buy: "To have my mother's engagement ring reset into some piece of jewelry."

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