The best Mother's Day gift I've ever received wasn't in the form of diamonds. It wasn't a manicure, pedicure or massage.  It wasn't a homemade dinner or someone to clean my house (though those would have ranked a close second and third to the best gifts ever).  It didn't even cost $10.  The best Mother's Day gift I've ever received was this: Unbeknownst to their dad or me, our kids went to the nursery on the corner all by themselves, picked out a clay pot and the perfect plant and paid for them with their own money.  They coordinated with their dad to make sure I was out of the house for awhile.  They worked together to paint the pot just for me.  The gift was better than any store-bought card or fattening candy.  I love it!    

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