Admit it: Moms truly are the best, and they get but one day a year—Mother’s Day—when it's all about them. But even the best word smiths among us can agonize over what to write in their mom's Mother's Day card? The pressure is on to make it something good, especially if your mom is nothing short of Superwoman.
Got writer's block? You can crib from our list of ideal sentiments, in addition to some heartfelt Mother's Day quotes, for all the mothers in your life. Whether it's a silly note ("Congrats, Mom! I turned out great!") or something that will make her tear up ("I have no idea where I'd be without you, Mom!"), there are ideas for whatever message you want to convey. From mother-daughter quotes to sentiments your grandma will cherish, these messages are perfect for any motherly figure in your life.
If you're still searching for a show-stopping gift, we've got you covered with these Mother's Day gifts that she'll actually use or—if you're feeling really crafty—DIY it with one of these DIY Mother's Day gifts. After all, what's a sweet Mother's Day message and card without something equally sweet to attach it to?
For Your Mom
“I'm so proud to say that I got it from my mama.”
“You're one of my favorite parents.”
“Now that I'm a mom, I can say that you were right about everything.”
“Congrats, Mom! I turned out great!”
“You're going to be so proud that I remembered to send a card!”
“I have no idea where I would be without you, Mom!”
For Your Wife
“You're the best mom I could imagine for our kids.”
“You are one hot mama.”
“Thank you for being the glue that holds our family together.”
“Today and every day, I appreciate everything you do for our family.”
“You are the most incredible woman and world's greatest mother to our children.”
For Your Daughter
"Thank you for making me a grandmother."
"You're such a great mom. As they say, 'Like mother, like daughter'!"
"Thank you for giving me grandchildren to spoil!"
"I'm so proud of the mother you've become."
For Your Grandmother
"Thank you for always checking up on me."
"Now that I know how hard it is to be a mom, I appreciate you so much more for making it look easy!"
"Thank you for being the best second-mom I could ever ask for."
For Your Stepmom
"Happy Mother's Day to the best stepmom this side of Carol Brady!"
"Thank you for making our home a welcoming, loving place."
"I couldn't be the woman I am today if I didn't have you as a role model."
"I am so grateful to call you my family."
For Your Sister
"Happy Mother's Day! It's the best excuse to treat yourself."
"Thanks for being an amazing sister and an incredible aunt."
"Thanks for letting me be the cool aunt/uncle to your kids!"
For Your Friend
"Who needs superheroes when the world has moms like you?"
"I'm so glad we get to figure out motherhood together. Thanks for being my cheapest therapist."
"It has been amazing watching you grow into such a phenomenal mom."
For Your Granddaughter
"One of my greatest joys is getting to see you become a mom."
"I'm so proud of you for carrying on the mom tradition."
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