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Mother's Day Card Messages. Examples of what to write in a Mother's Day card.

Mother’s Day is all about celebrating the woman who raised you and shaped who you are as a person. From all the packed lunches with napkin notes, to the bandages and kisses after falling off your bike, to being the first one to cry at your graduation– your mom was there for it all. It’s important to thank her for all the love and work she put in through the years. Remind her of your love and appreciation with the perfect Mother’s Day card and message. Not sure of what to write in a Mother’s Day card? Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Check out our best Mother’s Day messages below:

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Things To Write In A Mother’s Day Card

There are plenty of things to say in a Mother’s Day card such as reminding her how much she’s loved, how thankful you are for all her work, and more. For specific prompts, consider those below:

  • Remind your mom of fond memories.
  • Share a special lesson she taught you.
  • List some major things you’re thankful she’s done for you, and some specifics.
  • Tell her what she means to you.
  • Tell her you love her.
  • Don’t forget to say “Happy Mother’s Day.”

And if you’re looking for specific messages and examples of what to write in a Mother’s Day card, look to the sections below.

Mother’s Day Greeting Card Messages and Examples

The following messages are perfect for anyone on Mother’s Day. Whether you’re writing this for your mother, in-law, or grandmother, there’s an ideal Mother’s Day message for you below.

Happy Mother’s Day Messages

The following Happy Mother’s Day messages are for any mother figure in your life. Combine these general Mother’s Day sayings with our Mother’s Day Quotes to craft the perfect message for your card.

  • “Happy Mothers Day! Thank you for everything you’ve done for us. It’s more than we can ever repay you!”
  • ”I love you and wish you the best Mothers Day!”
  • “Wishing you a calm and relaxing Mothers Day. You deserve to be pampered!”
  • “Thank you for every hug, word of encouragement, and act of love you’ve given me. Happy Mother’s Day!”
  • “Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you for always being the shining example of what I wanted to be like when I grew up!”
  • “Thank you for laughing with us in the best of times and sticking with us through the worst of times! What would we do without you?”

Funny Mother’s Day Messages

Does your mom have a good sense of humor? If so, she may like the following funny Mother’s Day messages.

  • “Raising me took a lot of patience and strength. Thanks for hanging in there.”
  • “To Mom, with love, from your favorite child.”
  • “Sorry if I drove you crazy. I only did it because I love you!”
  • “Thanks for putting up with us! We love you like crazy.”
  • “Thank you for being the only Mother in the world who would love a crazy child like me.”
  • “Happy Mother’s Day! I promise today I’ll pick up my room. Maybe.”
  • “I wanted to get you something special this Mother’s Day, so I decided to give you some peace and quiet.”
  • “Mother’s Day is every day when you have a gift of a child like me!”
  • “Happy Mother’s Day, and thank you for your service. We salute you.”
  • “Happy Mother’s Day! We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for you. Literally.”

Mother In Law Messages For Mothers Day

Show your mother-in-law some love with the following messages for Mother’s Day.

  • “Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you for welcoming me into your family with open arms all those years ago!”
  • “How lucky am I to have gotten you as a Mother-in-law? Happy Mother’s Day from all of us!”

Mother's Day is quickly approaching! Moms deserve to be celebrated daily, but Mother's Day is a special and dedicated day of celebration.

40+ Happy Mother’s Day Messages for 2019

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101 Mother's Day Sayings & Quotes for Mom

101 of the best Mother's Day sayings, messages, poems, and quotes for cards, SMS messages, and captions.

Not sure what to say to your mom on Mother's Day? Finding the words to write in a card to your mom can be surprisingly hard. How do you express your gratitude for all that she's done for you over the years?

On this page you'll find a range of messages and quotes for cards to help you express your thanks and celebrate your mom.

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Last updated: March 4, 2019.

When is Mother's Day 2019?

Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, and many other countries. This year it falls on May 12th, 2019.

In the United Kingdom "Mothering Sunday" is celebrated on the fourth Sunday in Lent. This year it falls on March 31st, 2019.

You can find out more information about the history of Mother's Day and when it is celebrated around the world here.


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What do you say on Mother's Day?

Mother's Day is a wonderful opportunity to thank your Mom for all that she has done for you over the years!

In general, it's always nice to thank your Mom for being there for you, acknowledge some of the the sacrifices she has made raising you, and to wish her all the best for her special day.

But it is up to you just how sentimental your message is. You can keep it short and sweet, or take the time to craft a personalized and heart-felt message.

Keep reading down the page for plenty of Mother's Day sayings and messages to help you get started....

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Short Happy Mother's Day Sayings & Sentiments

Sometimes the best way to express your feelings is to keep the sentiment simple. Use these short Mother's Day quotes & sayings as inspiration for how to tell your mom how much she means to you.

May your Mother's Day be filled with as much happiness as you brought to my childhood.


May all the love you gave to us come back to you a hundredfold on this special day!


Wishing you all the love and happiness you so richly deserve... happy Mother's Day!


Mom.... You're the best! Thanks for all you do. Happy Mother's Day!


Thank you for always being there, Mom. Happy Mother's Day!


Because of you, I am me. Happy Mother's Day!


Wishing you a fabulous Mother's Day! You're the best mom I could have asked for.


Wishing you a very special Mother's Day. Thank you for always being there for me!


Happy Mother's Day to the greatest mom I could ever have asked for.


Thanks for giving me the best things in life: Your love, your care, and your cooking. Happy Mother's Day!


To the most amazing mom in the entire universe... you! Happy Mother's Day. Thanks for being so awesome!


To the best mom in the world, Happy Mother's Day! Thank you for being chief cook, counselor, taxi-driver, cheerleader, and best all-round mom in the world.


Happy Mother's Day to the greatest mom! We don't say it enough, but we really appreciate all that you do for us every day. You truly are the glue that holds our family together!


Happy Mother's Day to one *super* mommy - we are so lucky to have you! Thanks for all you do!


We hope you have an amazing Mother's Day, Mom, and that you feel truly appreciated on your special day.


Roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet, and so are you! Happy Mother's Day to the sweetest mother in the world, we love you!


Mom, you taught me all about hard-work, patience, humility, kindness, perseverance, tolerance, forgiveness, and understanding. And how to have a lot of fun along the way! You have given me such a strong foundation by which to live my life, and I am so thankful for that. I love you Mom!


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Inspirational Mother's Day Sayings & Quotes

A collection of inspiring quotes about mothers, capturing some of the amazing things mothers do for us, and how special they really are. These Mother's Day sayings could be written as part of a greeting card message to your mom.


Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.
~ Marion C. Garretty


Your arms were always open when I needed a hug.
Your heart understood when I needed a friend.
Your gentle eyes were stern when I needed a lesson.
Your strength and love has guided me and gave me wings to fly.
~ Sarah Malin


Life doesn't come with a manual, it comes with a mother.
~ Author Unknown


There's a reason some people think they can achieve anything. They listened to their mother.


Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.
~ Anon


Mothers are like glue. Even when you can't see them, they're still holding the family together.
~ Susan Gale


God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.
~ Jewish proverb


A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.
~ Tenneva Jordan


The days are long, but the years are short.
~ Gretchen Rubin


My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
~ Mark Twain


Nothing is really lost until your mom can't find it.
~ Unknown


There will be so many times you feel like you've failed. But in the eyes, heart, and mind of your child you are a super mom.
~ Stephanie Precourt


Enjoy every single moment. The good, the bad, the beautiful, the ugly, the inspiring, the not-so-glamorous moments. And thank God through it all.
~ Meghan Matt


If you are a mom, you are a superhero, period.
~ Rosie Pope


If I know what love is, it is because of you.
~ Hermann Hesse


A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
~ Agatha Christie


There is no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.
~ Jill Churchill


A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.
~ Unknown


All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother.
~ Abraham Lincoln


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Mother's Day Wishes & Quotes from Daughter

A collection of inspiring and beautiful Mother's Day sayings and quotes from daughters.

I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me.


There's a reason some people think they can achieve anything. They listened to their mother.


If I didn't have you as a mom, I'd choose you as a friend.


We laugh, we cry, we make time fly...
We are best friends, my mom and I.


A mother. When you're a child she walks before you, to set an example. When you're a teenager she walks behind you, to be there should you need her. When you're an adult she walks beside you, so that as two friends you can enjoy life together.


No matter how old she may be, sometimes a girl just needs her mom.


A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, "Where mother is".
~ Keith L. Brooks


The special bond shared between a mother and daughter is the one place in all the world were hearts can be sure of each other. Like branches on a tree, we may grow in different directions, but our roots remain one.


Mother and daughter never truly part, maybe in distance but never in heart.


As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.
~ Kristin Hannah


The love between a mother and daughter is forever.


A mom's hug lasts long after she lets go.


Daughter: "Mom, what's it like to have the greatest daughter in the world?" Mom: "I don't know honey, you'll have to ask Grandma."


I smile because I'm your daughter. I laugh because there is nothing you can do about it.
~ Unknown.


And here are some Mother's Day sayings written from daughters to mothers that you can use as a message in a greeting card.

Thanks for being an incredible mother and role model to me during my childhood. I am so thankful to have your support and guidance as I navigate through life. Happy Mother's Day!


Mom, I honestly don't know how I'd get through each day without you by my side. Thank you for being such a supportive mother to me, and a fantastic grandmother to my children. We all love you so much! Happy Mother's Day!


Growing up I don't think I realized just how much you did to keep our day-to-day life running so smoothly. Now that I'm grown up, I am in awe of everything you did for us, and I admire you all the more. Thank you for making my childhood such a special one! I love you Mom!


Mom, you're truly the best mother, role-model, and friend I could wish for. Thanks for guiding me through life and supporting me every step of the way. You are amazing!


Now that I'm a mother myself, I realize just how much I have taken for granted over the years and appreciate everything you did for us all the more. I hope I can be as good a mother for my children as you are to me! I love you Mom!


To my dear mother, you are my best friend and companion through life. Thank you for being there for me through good times and bad. I love you!


Happy Mother's Day mom! Although we're far apart you are always in my heart. I love you and miss you more than words can say.


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Short Mother's Day Poems

In this section you'll find short Mother's Day poems that work well in a greeting card message. You can go to our Mother's Day poems page to view the full collection of poems.

Sunshine
My Mother, my friend so dear,
Throughout my life you're always near.
A tender smile to guide my way,
You're the sunshine to light my day.
~ Anon


A Mother's Love
Of all the special joys in life,
The big ones and the small,
A mother's love and tenderness
Is the greatest of them all.
~ Anon


Blessing
There is no blessing
Quite so dear...
As a mom like you
To love year after year.
~ Anon


God Created Mothers
When God created mothers,
All as lovely as can be,
He made one extra special,
And saved her just for me!
~ Holly Giffers


Put Up With Me
I'm glad that you're my mother,
Kind and caring and strong.
Coz surely no-one else,
Could have put up with me this long!
~ Holly Giffers


Thank The Lord
Every day I thank The Lord
Oh yes I really do,
For giving me a mother,
As sweet and kind as you!
~ Holly Giffers


God's Gifts
God gives us everything,
His wisdom, strength, and love,
He also gave me you mom,
And I thank the stars above!
~ Holly Giffers


Mothers Prayer
I said a Mother's Day prayer for you
To thank The Lord above
For blessing me with a lifetime
Of your tender-hearted love.
I thanked God for the caring
You've shown me through the years,
For the closeness we've enjoyed
In time of laughter and of tears.
And so I thank you from the heart
For all you've done for me,
And I bless The Lord for giving me
The best mother there could be!
~ Anon


Wishing You a Wonderful Day
Sending this, Mom,
Especially to say
Wishing you a happy
And wonderful day...
And to tell you this day
Will always be one
For remembering the many
Sweet things you have done!
~ Anon


Grandma
While we honor all our mothers
with words of love and praise.
While we tell about their goodness
and their kind and loving ways.
We should also think of Grandma,
she's a mother too, you see...
For she mothered my dear mother
as my mother mothers me.
~ Anon


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Funny Mother's Day Sayings & Quotes

Brighten your Mom's day by choosing one of these funny Mother's Day sayings and messages to write in her card.



Happy Mother's Day mom, love from your *favorite* child.


Mom, I got all my best qualities from you. Aren't we lucky that you had enough for both of us?


I'm so lucky to have you as my mother... I'm sure no one else would have put up with me this long. Happy Mother's Day!


Mom, I know it's hard for you on Mother's Day... to hide the fact that I'm your favorite :-) Happy Mother's Day!


Thanks for putting up with a spoiled, ungrateful, messy, bratty child like my sibling. Happy Mother's Day!
(Haha I love this one - I saw it on a funny mug on amazon)


Only a mother as perfect as you... could have a (daughter/son) as perfect as me. Happy Mother's Day!


Mom, thank you so much for everything you've done for me. Don't worry about [brother's name], I know he isn't your fault, he must be adopted.


Happy Mother's Day to a woman who deserves a medal... for putting up with me all these years!


Thanks for letting me be a parasite in your body for 9 months... followed by another 18 years as a parasite outside your body.


Don't you think it's funny that you're still my Mother? You deserve to have been promoted by now!


You're a very special mom so I'd like to give you a very special gift. You can have either a hug or a million dollars, whichever you prefer.
**BIG HUG!**
Do I know you well or what!?


"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."
~ Calvin Trillin


Happy Mother's Day to someone who carried me for 9 months physically, and for [insert age] years financially.


Mother (n). One person who does the work of twenty. For free. Also see: "saint".


Mom, I just wanted to say "Congratulations"... I turned out perfectly!


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Mother's Day Sayings Images

A collection of sweet Mother's Day sayings and messages on beautiful images that you can send to your Mom to wish her a very happy Mother's Day.

Happy Mother's Day.


Wishing you a very special Mother's Day. Thank you for always being there for me!


I love you Mom.


May all the love you gave to us come back to you a hundredfold on this special day!


Happy Mother's Day.


Happy Mother's Day Mom! I feel so blessed to have you as my mom. Thanks for always believing in me and doing so much for me. I love you!


I Love you Mom. Happy Mother's Day.


I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine. She helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights.
~ Terri Guillemets


The best Mom in the world.


To the world, you are a mother.
To our family, you are the world.


Happy Mother's Day.


Thank you for always being there, Mom. Happy Mother's Day!


Amazing Loving Strong Happy Selfless Graceful.


Happy Mother's Day to the best mom ever. I love you to the moon and back again!


Mom, you are the best.


Mommy, we think you're the best mom in the world! Thank you for looking after us so well and making every day so much fun.


Be happy Mom.


Mom, thank you for being my anchor in this stormy sea of life.


Mother's Day.



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most thoughtful card messages to send with your wishes this Mother's Day

Every mum is different but each is precious to us in our own way. Send her a classic declaration of love with one of these beautiful heartfelt messages.

To the best mum in the world, happy Mother's Day! Hope you have the happiest of days.

These flowers are just a little token of appreciation for everything you've done for me recently and over the years. I'm so grateful for all you do. Have a great Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day Mum! You mean so much to me. I hope your day is as special as you are.

Mum I love you more than words can say. You are my best friend and I'd be lost without you. Thank you for making me the person I am today.

Mum, thank you so much for everything you do for all of us. The children love you and we are so grateful for your support.

As a daughter, mum is often the first person who inspires and guides you on your way into womanhood. Make sure to let her know how wonderful she is at dealing with boy trouble, being a safe place when things go wrong and putting up with the teenage tantrums!

Dear Mum, I owe you all that I am. Thank you for inspiring me every day and being my best friend!

I couldn't be without you. You mean the world to me! Thank you for always being there and helping me through my journey to womanhood.

Mum, you are the one who knows me inside out. I admire and love you more than you'll ever know. Have a wonderful Mother's Day!

Thank you for being the greatest Mum in the world. I feel so happy and proud to be your daughter.

You are the most caring and loving person I know. Thanks for bringing me into this world and being there for me every day. I love you Mum!

Sometimes as a son, it may be hard to tell your mum how much you love her and how wonderful she is. Although she may not always understand the ways of men, you know she'll always be there for you. So, here's a few messages to help you express what you sometimes struggle to say out loud.

Mum, you are my biggest inspiration and influence. Thank you for everything you have done to support me and for making me the man I am now.

Have a wonderful Mother's Day Mum! I love you more than words can say!

I am so blessed to have a Mum like you. I know raising me was not easy so I am ever so thankful for all your unconditional love and patience!

You mean so much to me Mum. I love you with all my heart and wish you a Happy Mother's Day!

I know I don't say it often enough but I love you and want you to know how much you mean to me. Happy Mother's Day Mum

Being a new mum can be scary and wonderful all at the same time. Telling her how much of a brilliant mother she already is and how much you believe in her is guaranteed to make her day. So, we've got some lovely messages to help you say just that.

This is the beginning of a new, exciting journey through motherhood. Enjoy your very first Mother's Day!

Thank you for our beautiful baby - the best gift you have ever given me. I'm so excited to share the journey of parenthood with my love and best friend. Happy first Mother's Day!

Thank you for bringing this little bundle of joy into the world. You are an amazing Mum. Have a wonderful Mother's Day!

I'm so happy we are starting this exciting new life together. You are an amazing wife and you will be an amazing Mum! Happy first Mother's Day

To my Mummy. Happy first Mother's Day! I love you so very much.

Step-mums may join the family later but they still do a brilliant job of inspiring and mentoring us through the years. Send her a message to let her know how much of a star she has been at becoming a mother.

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. I love you and I am proud you are a part of my life.

We may not be related by blood but you have always been like a mother to me. You are a part of who I am and having you by my side fills me with hope and happiness.

I am so happy you joined our family! You are the best Stepmother in the world. Happy Mother's Day!

Thank you for doing such a great job raising me. I am blessed to have you in my life. Have an amazing day!

You are my best friend and you'll always be. Thank you for guiding me through life and helping me become a better person.

Sometimes we don't even realise that they are like mums for us - grandmas, a teacher an older sister. Whether they care for us, mentor us or are simply there when we need them, Mother's Day is the perfect time to show how much you love and appreciate them.

Happy Mother's Day to the most amazing woman I know! You are just like a Mum to me!

You've been like a Mum to me - someone I can trust and tell all my secrets. Have an amazing Mother's Day!

You are very special and I am so glad you are a part of my life!

You have been the mother that I needed and I cannot thank you enough for all that you have done for me. Happy Mother's Day!

You mean more to me than I can say! Love you to bits and wish you a happy Mother's Day!

Mums are more than just a biological relationship. They're also our mentors, cooks, taxi drivers and, perhaps most importantly, our safety net when we need them most. Whoever your mum is, we know you want to let them know how much they mean to you. You may have already thought about sending her a beautiful bouquet of Mother's Day flowers but knowing what to say can sometimes be tricky. That's why we have put together this list of heartfelt and inspiring Mother's Day messages to help you find the right words.

You're a blessing to our family Mum!

Hugs and kisses, love you Mum!

Warmest Mother's Day Wishes!

Lots of love. You are the best Mum!

To the best Mum in the whole world!

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There's a million things you could say about your mom: She's nurturing, smart, funny, loyal, loving, and so on. Now that you've picked the perfect Mother's Day card — handmade, funny, or otherwise — for mom, grandma, or another special woman in your life, it's time to come up with the exact right words to explain how much she means to you. Depending on the sentiment you're going for, get inspiration with these easy thought-starters. Last but not least, grab (or make) a nice gift, or order a bouquet of flowers to pair with your love note!


Appreciation

  • Out of all the moms in the world, I'm so glad that you're mine.
  • Thank you for being there every day with exactly what I needed.
  • Now that I’m older, I don’t just feel gratitude for you—but admiration. I only hope to be a mother as great as you one day.
  • Thank you for raising me in a time before you could post embarrassing pictures of me on social media.

Praise

  • I'm so proud to be your daughter/son.
  • Mom, you're the glue that holds our family together.
  • You made our house the happiest place to be. Thank you.
  • Happy Mother's Day to my greatest teacher, best friend, and cheapest therapist!

Wisdom

  • You taught me the importance of living in the moment and not taking anything for granted.
  • Mom, I get it now.
  • It was hard for me to accept that I can't do everything, but you taught me that it's okay to ask for help and lean on other people. My life is so much better because of that lesson.
  • So, it turns out you were right about everything. Literally, everything.

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Funny

  • Mom, you're one of my favorite parents.
  • Thanks for putting up with me, mom. I know you like a challenge.
  • I love you more than (insert sibling's name here) does.
  • Congrats, you did a great job raising me to be awesome!

Quotes

  • "Life doesn't come with a manual. It comes with a mother." - Unknown
  • "All I am I owe to my mother." - George Washington
  • "If I know what love is, it is because of you."- Herman Hesse
  • "Moms are like buttons — they hold everything together." - Unknown

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If you're stuck for inspiration when writing a message in a card for your Mum, why not check out our list of ideas! With something for any type of Mum, we're sure.

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