1. On average, we'll spend $75 on Mom this year. Middle children spend the most.
2. Two-thirds of us check with our siblings to see what they're getting Mom before we buy a gift. Then about half of us try to ONE-UP them and buy something better.
3. The average person will write 43 words in their Mother's Day card, which is like two or three sentences. So maybe try to push it to four or five
.4. A card IS important. According to the survey, it's one of the top five things moms want to get this year. The top five are something sentimental . . . lunch or dinner with their kids . . . something homemade . . . a vacation . . . and a card.