Mother’s Day. The one day of the year when mom (myself included) is celebrated and feted and made to feel special because of a designated national holiday. While I really only have two big reasons why I love Mother’s Day, here are a few others I consider the top 8. 1. Breakfast in Bed Pancakes are sweet. Pancakes “made” by a child and delivered burnt next to equally burnt bacon all covered in sprinkles and syrup may not taste sweet, but they are the sweetest meal ever. Every Mother’s Day since my kids knew that breakfast in bed was a cool thing for moms, my husband and the two of them have prepared a breakfast with all the usual suspects and flowers and gifts. Their responsibility has grown over the years and now the kids prepare the meal and dictate the menu..