This Is What You Should Write in Your Mother's Day Card This Year

·5 min read

There are a million things you could say about your mom: She's nurturing, smart, funny, loyal, loving and well, everything else. Now that you've picked the perfect Mother's Day card — handmade or store-bought — for mom, grandma or any other special woman in your life, it's time to come up with the right words to explain just how much she means to you. But if you're struggling to find a sentiment that best sums up your feelings, start with these easy, inspiring messages. Tailor these wishes to the woman you're celebrating: Opt for something funny if she appreciates a good belly laugh more than anything else, or something sweet and heartwarming if words of affirmation is her love language.

Consider this guide on what to write in a Mother's Day card the ultimate starting point, and then pull from personal experiences, memories, and feelings to craft a unique message fit for your #1 lady. But don't stop here: Grab a Mother's Day gift or order a bouquet of flowers to pair with your love note!

Mother's Day Wishes

  • Wishing you the very best day ever. You deserve it.

  • Wishing you a day that's full of relaxation, love and your favorite dessert.

  • I wish you the happiest of Mother's Day. Love, your favorite child.

  • Wishing you a Mother's Day that's as wonderful as you.

  • Wishing you a day as special as you are. Happy Mother's Day.

  • Wishing you all the love and happiness you so deserve. I hope you have a very happy Mother's Day!

  • Wishing you a Mother's Day as fabulous as you!

Mother's Day Messages of 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.

  • Words can't begin to describe how much you mean to me. I'm so lucky to be your child.

  • To my mom, my friend, my angel. Happy Mother's Day.

Mother's Day Messages of Praise

  • 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!

  • I look at our family, and I am so thankful — you made that happen.

  • There's simply no one like you.

  • I'm who I am today because of you, Mom.

  • Thank you for taking care of us, even when it wasn't easy.

Mother's Day Messages from Daughter or Daughter-in-Law

  • I'm so proud to be your daughter.

  • Happy Mother's Day to the best role model I could have ever asked for!

  • All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to you.

  • Happy Mother’s Day to someone who is truly like a mother to me.

  • Words cannot express the unconditional love I have for you.

  • I would be lost without your guidance and grace.

  • Home is wherever you are, Mom.

  • The best compliment anyone can give me is to say that I'm just like you.

Mother's Day Messages from Son or Son-in-Law

  • Happy Mother's Day from the World's Luckiest Son.

  • Happy Mother’s day to the woman who raised me into the man I am today.

  • Happy Mother’s Day to my “other mother.” I am so lucky to have two great moms.

  • Happy Mother's Day, thank you for everything you do for me and my family.

Funny Mother's Day Messages

  • 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!

  • You are a total natural at being the world's best mom!

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

Inspirational Quotes to Use for Mother's Day

  • "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." - Hermann Hesse

  • "Moms are like buttons — they hold everything together." - Unknown

  • “My mom taught me a woman’s mind should be the most beautiful part of her.” – Sonya Teclai

Mother's Day Messages for Grandma

  • Happy Mother's Day to our family's matriarch!

  • "A garden of love grows in a Grandmother's heart." - Unknown

  • Happy Mother's Day to my best friend, my grandmother.

  • You give the best hugs, cook the best meals and have the best grandchild. Happy Mother's Day.

  • "A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend." - Unknown

  • Thanks for spoiling me all these years. Now it's your turn! Happy Mother's Day.

  • Happy Mother's Day to my second mom.

You Might Also Like