Mini Poll Results

Alert: Impending Mother’s Day

Are you a mother?
  • 37%
    Yes
  • 63%
    No
Will you be celebrating Mother’s Day this year?
  • 23%
    Yes, with my mother
  • 25%
    Yes, with a mother
  • 17%
    Yes, with the mother of my children
  • 35%
    Not celebrating
Which of the following is the best way to celebrate Mother’s Day?
  • 39%
    Brunch out
  • 3%
    Breakfast in bed
  • 11%
    Flowers
  • 5%
    A day at the spa
  • 2%
    The gift of some babysitting
  • 14%
    Homemade card/gift from the kids
  • 11%
    Vacation
  • 3%
    Vacation
  • 2%
    Vacation
  • 1%
    New outfit
  • 10%
    Clean up your damn room
Were you raised by a stay-at-home mother or a working mother?
  • 64%
    Stay-at-home mom
  • 34%
    Working mother
  • 2%
    No mother
Do you believe the demands put on stay-at-home mothers are more or less demanding than in previous generations?
  • 43%
    More
  • 20%
    Less
  • 37%
    About the same
Do you believe the demands put on working mothers are more or less demanding than in previous generations?
  • 71%
    More
  • 12%
    Less
  • 17%
    About the same
Which of the following famous mothers have the qualities most like your own mother’s?
  • 18%
    Mother Teresa
  • 8%
    Mother Jones
  • 8%
    Mother Goose
  • 1%
    Mother Pollard
  • 8%
    Mother Hubbard
  • 13%
    Mother Earth
  • 34%
    Momma Bear
  • 11%
    The Mothers of Invention
Which of the following dominant traits did you most likely inherent from your mother?
  • 13%
    Kindness
  • 14%
    Compassion
  • 3%
    Nurture
  • 6%
    Cleanliness
  • 2%
    Contentiousness
  • 15%
    Work-ethic
  • 11%
    Intelligence
  • 7%
    Stubbornness
  • 5%
    Tenaciousness
  • 1%
    Curiosity
  • 5%
    Confidence
  • 10%
    Humor
  • 9%
    Loyalty
Before we asked, did you remember that Sunday is Mother's Day?
  • 95%
    Yes
  • 5%
    Maybe
Which of the following mothers would most likely get your vote for “Mother of St. Louis”?
  • 9%
    Princess Blanche, mother of Louis IX
  • 31%
    Susan Blow, St. Louis founder of the first successful kindergarten in the US
  • 11%
    Annie Malone, businesswoman & St. Louis philanthropist
  • 14%
    Frankie M. Freeman, civil rights pioneer and St. Louis attorney
  • 6%
    Dana Loesch, conservative talk radio host and former mommy blogger
  • 2%
    Evelyn Williams, grandmother to State Senator Jamilah Nasheed
  • 27%
    Randy Grim, Stray Rescue’s extraordinary dog-parent